Iran

November 5, 2000

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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh announced here Saturday that Iran will "double its production capacity between now and the year 2000" to hold its own with the OPEC cartel.

November 3, 2000

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Chanting "Death to America," thousands of Iranians took to the streets outside the former US embassy Friday to mark the anniversary of its 1979 seizur

November 2, 2000

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Iran's state radio reported that the western city of Kermanshah, close to the border with Iraq, was hit by five mortar shells overnight. No injuries w

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Six prisoners were killed and 25 wounded in an attempted prison breakout in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Wednesday took a swipe at a US-oriented global economy, while promising to take legislative measures to boost foreign investment in his country. Khatami arrived i

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Calls for improved economic relations were heard between members of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce at a meeting on last Sunday in Tehran.

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During the period of January and August of this year, trade between Iran and South Korea valued more than $2.5 billion, up $200 million for the same period last year.

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Iran agreed Wednesday to give Japan preferential negotiating rights to develop part of one of the largest oil fields in the Middle East, officials said. Japan also agreed to extend Iran a trade credit

November 1, 2000

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A conservative-led Iranian oversight body has overruled the pro-reform parliament's bid to close a legal loophole used to shutter much of the nation's

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Yemen's parliament speaker Sheikh Abdullah al-Ahmar on Wednesday joined Arab calls for Qatar to close down Israel's trade office in Doha before it hos

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Iran agreed Wednesday to give Japan preferential negotiating rights to develop part of one of the largest oil fields in the Middle East.

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Iran's judiciary has decided to make public the trial of several leading reformists who attended a controversial "anti-Islamic" political conference.

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Iran's pro-reform parliament gave final approval Wednesday to new legislation that will allow Iranian "victims of US interference" to sue the United S

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Japan appeared close to clinching an exclusive oil deal with Iran on Wednesday as Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori c

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami on Wednesday took a swipe at a US-oriented global economy, while promising to take legislative measures to boost fo