Iran

October 16, 2000

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Iran is offering some eight billion dollars in housing and infrastructure projects to foreign firms at a two-day construction fair beginning Tuesday.

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Iran's air cargo fleet has been banned from making international flights after being ruled unfit to fly, due mainly to a lack of spare parts, press re

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Iran's conservative religious court has concluded its closed-door trial of an ailing pro-reform cleric facing a battery of serious charges.

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Iran said Monday's peace summit in Egypt is aimed at "influencing" next week's Arab summit in Cairo and vowed it would have no effect on Muslim suppor

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Two of the world largest oil producers, Iran and Kuwait, plan to adopt measures that will improve bilateral trade ties, reported the <I> Opecna Bulletin,</I> quoting Mojtaba Ferdousi-Pour, Iran's econ

October 15, 2000

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi described Sunday his first visit to Iraq as "positive", saying agreement had been reached to work together to s

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi, on a visit to Baghdad, called Saturday for the two countries to respect the 1975 Algiers agreement which fixed

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A new pro-free trade business newspaper hit Tehran's newsstands on Saturday, the third press launch in Iran in a little more than a month.

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Iranian state television said Sunday that the international embargo against Iraq was finished following the visit to Baghdad by Tehran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi.

October 13, 2000

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A conservative Iranian cleric on Friday blasted the United States as inhuman and said it was the duty of Muslims worldwide to cut all relations with I

October 12, 2000

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi is expected in Baghdad Friday on a three-day visit, the first such mission in 10 years, an official Iraqi source

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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.