Iran

October 28, 2000

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Iran's oil minister has forecast a sharp drop in oil prices early next year and counseled OPEC countries to prepare to cut output in response.

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Japan's government plans to provide Iran with trade insurance to cover export orders worth around 560 million dollars during President Mohammed Khatam

October 27, 2000

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Iran\'s influential former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani lashed out Friday at the US House of Representatives for its resolution condemning the P

October 26, 2000

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Iran's embattled reformists have created a political strategy committee to defend their movement after repeated setbacks at the hands of conservative

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A group of Iranian pilgrims will cross into Iraq on Friday for the first such trip since the visits were stopped in July over a dispute about entry fe

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Tehran's district mayors are burning the midnight oil after the municipality ordered city hall to remain open overnight to better serve residents.

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Japan said Thursday it was extending a 69-million-dollar-loan to help complete an Iranian power project, ahead of next week's visit to Tokyo by Irania

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Former US secretary of state George Shultz, an adviser to Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush, voiced indignation Wednesday over reports th

October 25, 2000

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Iranian sources have said that the Higher Council of National Security in Iran has taken a decision to freeze all the measures taken to normalize ties

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Iran's main armed opposition group, the People's Mujahedeen, said that a mortar attack it claimed to have launched on security headquarters in Tehran

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Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, recently arrived in Tehran accompanied by a delegation of 70 businessmen. The visit marked the first official visit to Iran by a Spanish leader since Iran's Is

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In the first half of the Iranian calendar year (started March 20), the Islamic republic experienced a 13 percent inflation rate. Mohammad Jafar Mojarrad, deputy of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) expre

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Iran is “seriously considering” membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO), <I>IRNA<I> has reported. Speaking at the inauguration of Iran’s Permanent Trade Center in Shanghai, Iran’s ambassador

October 24, 2000

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Lawyers for four Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel said they filed a motion at the prosecutor general's office on Tuesday for the ruling of

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Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (Pasdaran) called Tuesday for the obliteration of Israel.