Iran

September 24, 2000

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Iran has arrested several members of the outlawed opposition People's Mujahedeen who were planning to assassinate government officials earlier this mo

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Iranian reformists repeat their appeal for calm as university students prepare for the new academic year Monday after deadly unrest marred a meeting o

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently forecasted a real GDP growth of 3.4 percent in Iran this year. The growth rate is expected to swell to 4 percent in 2001, higher than that in Saudi Arabi

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BP Amoco’s investment talks with Iran are going smoothly and the company is keeping the U.S. State Department informed of all developments in order to avoid drawing Washington’s wrath, a top company o

September 23, 2000

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Russia on Saturday kept up the flow of flights into Baghdad, a day after a French plane landed in the Iraqi capital, in defiance of the US hard line o

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Iran rejects U.S. criticism over the sentencing of the ten Iranian Jewish spies, and says that the reduction of their jail terms by two years has stun

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The movement of people, animals and animal products for trade is leading to an increased spread of animal diseases across national borders, warns the

September 21, 2000

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An Iranian appeal court cuts by several years sentences imposed on 10 Jews convicted in July of spying for Israel.

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A group of Iranian women recited for the first time ever verses of the holy Quran in a religious program in Vatican city on Sunday, Tehran Times repor

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Iran's special religious court has banned the reformist weekly magazine Khalij-e-Fars (Persian Gulf), published in the southern city of Boushehr.

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The United States said Wednesday that its policy towards Iran has not changed basically, and that the unilateral sanctions imposed on the Asian countr

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An editorial in the <I>Tehran Times</I> a conservative English-language daily published by the Islamic Guidance and Communications Organization, criticized Opec for what it said was giving into Wester

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Iran’s energy minister, Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh, has inaugurated the country’s newest power station, a 400 kW facility located in Aliabad.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, closing a provincial tour on which he vigorously defended his reform progamme, said Washington is facing growing pressure to lift sanctions on Tehran.

September 20, 2000

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Gorgan flash floods have hit five villages in the eastern part of Iran, triggered by torrential rains since early Tuesday, Tahran Daily reported. The