Iran

November 13, 2000

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Pro-reform Iranian politician Said Hajarian, who barely escaped an assassination attempt in March, went back to work Monday.

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UN chief Kofi Annan was to meet Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's second-in-command Monday on the sidelines of the Islamic summit in Doha after an almo

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Iran will hold elections to fill the remaining empty seats in parliament on the same day as next year's presidential polls.

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Iranian prison officials on Monday denied claims by a prominent pro-reform journalist that he has been tortured by guards in Tehran's Evin prison.

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The Iranian pharmaceutical industry is the latest of several industries to experience significant reform. Iran's Deputy Minister of Health for foodstuffs and drugs recently conveyed that int'l compani

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Chevron Corp. has purchased data on an oil project in Iran, but will not submit a bid for the project in order to avoid violating U.S. sanctions, a company spokesman said on November 8th.

November 12, 2000

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Iran fears oil prices could drop dramatically next year if there are excess supplies, Iranian petroleum minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said here Saturday on the eve of an OPEC meeting.

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US President Bill Clinton has issued a 12-month extension of economic sanctions against Iran, already in place for more than 20 years, until relations between the two countries are normalized. The pre

November 11, 2000

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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani said Saturday that the recounting of votes in Florida in the US presidential election has shown US de

November 10, 2000

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Iran's intelligence ministry said Friday that security forces had arrested two agents of the opposition People's Mujahadeen and defused a bomb they we

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US President Bill Clinton has issued a 12-month extension of economic sanctions against Iran, already in place for more than 20 years, until relations

November 9, 2000

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The prosecution in Tehran's revolutionary court asked Thursday for a death sentence against a former communist, Khalil Rostam-Khani, 47, who is allege

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Yerevan wants the planned construction of a gas pipeline between Iran and Armenia to be speeded up, the defence minister said during a visit to Tehran on Wednesday.

November 8, 2000

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami will only attend next weekend's Islamic summit in Doha if host country Qatar breaks its ties with Israel.

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Iranian police seized more than 6,000 bottles of alcohol that had been marked as vegetable oil.