Iran

September 29, 2000

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The Iranian oil ministry is currently evaluating a proposal by the Iranian Energy Studies Institute to form an international gas producing organization, reported <I>Al-Watan</I> daily.

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A conservative MP in OPEC giant Iran on Wednesday blasted the US decision to open the taps of its strategic oil reserve as a political move to boost the White House chances of US Vice President Al Gor

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As OPEC held a historic gathering in Caracas amid international concern over oil prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said Wednesday there was too much oil on the market.

September 28, 2000

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Iran has arrested 12 members of a terrorist network working for Iraq's ruling Baath party that was planning a series of bomb attacks.

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Forty tons of fish have died in the Iranian northwest as three major reservoirs have dried up due to the nation's severe drought, the official IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.  It cited a fisherie

September 27, 2000

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The first Iranian-made passenger plane has rolled off the production line in Asfahan.

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Forty tons of fish have died in the Iranian northwest as three major reservoirs have dried up due to the nation's severe drought.

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BG International has signed a 50:50 Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the Oil Industries Engineering and Construction Company to pursue opportunities for the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) export

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The Iranian navy held another day of exercises Tuesday in the Gulf's busy Strait of Hormuz, which carries some 20 percent of the world's oil exports.

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BG International announced on September 26th that it has signed a joint-venture agreement with Iran’s Oil Industry and Energy Co. (OIEC) to transport Iran’s natural gas exports from the giant South Pa

September 26, 2000

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Mohammad Khatami will pay the first visit to Cuba by an Iranian president, according to Iranian ambassador to Havana.

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Former Israeli foreign minister, David Levy, says high-ranking Iranian officials tried last year to launch secret talks with Israel, but were rebuffed

September 25, 2000

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami has urged students to be patient as he inaugurated the new academic year for some of the strongest supporters of hi

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An Iranian airplane flying from the southern city of Shiraz to Tehran, carrying both Iranian and foreign nationals, has landed safely after an armed m

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Iran's judiciary chief has called for establishing an international judicial council to defend Islamic law.