Iran

September 21, 2000

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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

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, said Washington is facing growing pressure to lift sanctions on Tehran.

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Official time in Iran will be set back one hour starting midnight Wednesday, Iran's official news agency (IRNA) reported the same day. The agency quot

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An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale Tuesday shook northeastern Iran late Tuesday

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Iran's National Security Council has said that government troops and Islamic militia played an illegal role in the deadly unrest which marred a pro-reform student meeting last month.

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As part of efforts to jumpstart its stagnant economy, the Islamic Republic of Iran has targeted its state-owned defense industry at the global arms market. Experts believe that Tehran, with its strong

September 19, 2000

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Russia has decided that it will not share its laser technology with Iran after a personal request from U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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Seventy two countries are to participate in the 26th Tehran International Trade Fair, which will be held during October 1-8, according to Managing Dir

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Iran’s third economic development plan (2000-2005) has attached special significance to extraction, processing and export of precious and semi-preciou

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The defense lawyers for the ten Iranian Jews convicted of spying said that they were pressured to admit that their clients were spies.

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The first Iran-made aircraft will soon make its maiden flight, the Persian daily Resalat was quoted on Tuesday by Iran Daily as reporting. Industries