Iran

October 12, 2000

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Iranian President Khatami named Saturday a new interim post and telecoms minister after his first choice for the troubled ministry was rejected by the reform-majority parliament. Abdollah Mirtaheri is

October 11, 2000

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A tense calm hung over Ajabshir in northwest Iran Wednesday, after four days of violent clashes between police and demonstrators sparked by the offici

October 10, 2000

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The pharmaceuticals company Zakaria Tabriz was established in 1990 to reduce Iran's dependence on imported raw materials for the production of antibiotics and other strategically important medicines,

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The first vice president of Cuba met with his Iranian counterpart Saturday in a visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations after President Mohammad Khatami's recent trip to Havana.

October 9, 2000

03:00 GMT

The first vice president of Cuba met with his Iranian counterpart Saturday in a visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two nations after President Mohammad Khatami's recent trip to Havana.

October 8, 2000

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Iran wants foreigners to invest in the country, Vice President Hassan Habibi said Saturday at the opening of Tehran's 26th international fair, which was attended for the first time in two decades by U

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