Iran

September 19, 2000

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Iran is considering a plan to establish its first-ever shelter for battered women.

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A coalition of US businesses have asked the administration of US President Bill Clinton to lift sanctions against Iran to allow US businesses access t

September 18, 2000

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has approved a judiciary proposal to pardon a number of female and underage prisoners.

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The Iranian National Oil Company has recently entertained offers regarding the final stages of the local Fares Gas Field located in Southern Iran.

September 17, 2000

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Iran and Pakistan take a major step by signing a special agreement to help in the fight against drug smuggling.

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Iran switched its agricultural activities and technical cooperation with Turkmenistan when the Iranian Agriculture Minister Issa Kalantari, met on Sat

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Iran's defense minister Ali Shamkhani says the military should keep out of politics in order to make the population feel more confident about the stat

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Two Iranians convicted of raping two women and 17 underage girls were hanged in public in the northwestern province of Qazvin.

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Unidentified gunmen shot dead four people and wounded three in an apparent sectarian attack in an Iranian town on the border with Pakistan.

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The Republic of Iran, in a major move, recently invited applications from foreign banks and other financial institutions to operate in its free trade zones — the first such foreign involvement in the

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The Financial Times (FT) reported on September 14th that U.S. independent Conoco Inc. has assisted Iran in developing its giant Azadegan crude field, potentially violating ongoing unilateral sanctions

September 16, 2000

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A unit of Royal Dutch/Shell will study the development of a gas-to-liquids facility supplied by Iran’s offshore South Pars field, Iran Daily reported

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Irano-Italian trade exchanges during 1999 reached $2.3 billion, Iranian Industries Minister Gholamreza Shafei announced in Rome on Thursday, quoted by

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One hundred and thirty hectares of Iran’s northern forests have been swapped, converting them into tea gardens over the past 30 years, Iran Daily repo

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Conoco, a leading US firm in the field of energy, has been reported to have risked being accused of breaching President Clinton’s executive ban on Ame