Iran

September 11, 2000

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Two people were killed and five seriously wounded in an explosion at a workshop in southwestern Iran.

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, will make a one-week trip through Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan beginning Thursday.

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A major Iranian power station has been forced to close down because the river that feeds it has dried up due to the severe drought nationwide, the state IRNA news agency said Sunday.

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An explosion ripped through a major gas pipeline in southwestern Iran but there was no report of any casualties, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

September 10, 2000

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Iranian security forces have seized more than a ton of opium near the border with Pakistan.

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The brother of Iran's supreme leader and director of the pro-reform Hayat-e-No daily, Hadi Khamenei, has been summoned to appear at Tehran's press cou

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Iran could earn about $2 billion 2005 from the export of engineering and technological services to the oil industry, over the course of its third five-year economic plan, which will run through March

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Russia will cooperate with Iran in a project to liquefy hydrogen as part of a bilateral programme to develop new types of energy, the official IRNA news agency reported Saturday.

September 9, 2000

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Tehran is entering the second phase of a war against more than one million rats that roam through the streets and alleys of the capital.

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A collision between two cars traveling on a road linking the city of Qouchan to the provincial capital of Mashhad in Iran, on Friday left eight people

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Russia will cooperate with Iran in a project to liquefy hydrogen as part of a bilateral program to develop new types of energy.

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Local Law Enforcement Forces (LEF) personnel seized 27.5 kg of opium Saturday, Iran's news agency (IRANA) reported Saturday. Quoting an official, the

September 8, 2000

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Iran is preparing another launch of the Shihab-3 intermediate-range missile, according to a report published Friday by the Washington Times newspaper.

September 7, 2000

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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Mohsen Aminzadeh and Philippines Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Lauro Baja on Tuesday held

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An Iranian couple recently exchanged marriage vows some five decades after first falling in love.