Iran

October 7, 2000

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The first vice president of Cuba met with his Iranian counterpart in a visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations after President Moham

October 6, 2000

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For the first time in three years, Iran's foreign deposits with western banks appear to outstrip its debts to those institutions.

October 4, 2000

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Iran has agreed to allow regular Tehran-Damascus flights to pass through Iraq's airspace instead of Turkey's.

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The movement of the Iranian economy toward greater transparency and increased foreign investment has sparked a surge in foreign relations activities. President Khatami recently visited Cuba for a two-

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Iranian power firms affiliated with the Iranian Ministry of Energy are keen on the idea of entering the Sultanate of Oman's power sector.

October 3, 2000

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Germany's Economy Minister Werner Mueller called Monday for greater trade between his country and Iran. Mueller announced that a joint Iranian-German commission would start meeting next year with the

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Iran has agreed to allow regular Tehran-Damascus flights to pass through Iraq's airspace instead of Turkey's, Iranian Transportation Minister Mahmud Hojjati said Monday.

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The first model of a domestically made Iranian passenger plane, a joint venture with Ukraine, left the assembly line last week. The 52-passenger Iran-140 has a maximum altitude of 26,000 feet and a ra

October 2, 2000

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Iran has leapt in on the side of the Palestinians in their clashes with the Israeli army and called for a mass Islamic uprising against the Jewish sta

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The Iranian government has condemned the "ruthless massacre of Palestinians by the Zionist regime occupying the holy Qods."

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Iranian newspapers reported for the second time in a week that reformist Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ayatollah Mohajerani, bane of the conse

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan pledged Friday to strengthen their relations, still clouded over a decade after the Iran-Iraq war ended.

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German Economy Minister Werner Mueller began a three-day visit to Tehran Sunday, aimed at confirming the recent reopening of economic ties between Iran and Germany. Mueller is accompanied by some 60 p

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Iran's former president, Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, on Friday blasted the "injustice" of the oil market, complaining that producer nations receive only fractions of the prices paid by western consumers

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Iran increased its daily oil output by 116,800 barrels per day (bpd) Sunday, in keeping with recent decisions by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countires.The daily output is now 3,843,800 bpd