November 15, 2000
Ingo Dijksma, General Manager, Shell Iran Offshore Ltd, says "It has been a year since the signing of the Soroosh/ Nowrooz agreement. Most of the major contracts have been awarded, and the value of th
The signing in November 1999 of an agreement between the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Shell to develop the Soroosh/Nowrooz offshore oil fields, at an estimated cost of US $800 million, was
November 14, 2000
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday took the government of President Mohammed Khatami to task over its record on cultural affairs.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Palestinians will not stop at using stones in their uprising against Israel but wil
Iranian police said Tuesday they have arrested 118 people in the central city of Isfahan in the past three days for disturbing the peace after clashes
Iranian President Mohammed Khatami said in remarks published here Tuesday that he is planning to visit Egypt "soon" for a meeting with President Hosni
Iran's armed forces said Tuesday they have deployed a battalion of troops near the eastern border with Afghanistan and Pakistan to fight the flow of n
Tehran authorities have found 17 tons of chickens which died of different maladies in a city market.
A conservative-led Iranian oversight body has ruled that girls can still be married as young as nine with parental permission, quashing an attempt by
Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Singapore-based Oil & Gas division of SembCorp Engineering, was awarded three contracts valued around $200 million.
November 13, 2000
Iranian flight security forces on Monday foiled an attempt to hijack a plane en route from Ahvaz to Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.
Pro-reform Iranian politician Said Hajarian, who barely escaped an assassination attempt in March, went back to work Monday.
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
Iran will hold elections to fill the remaining empty seats in parliament on the same day as next year's presidential polls.
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.