September 12, 2000
Iranian and Pakistani officials in a meeting on Monday decided to strengthen the cross border anti-narcotics operations, Business Recorder (brecorder.
Some $3 billion worth of contraband is entering Iran each year, including $1 billion worth of foreign produced cigarettes. Of 45 billion cigarettes that are smoked annually in Iran, 30 billion are smu
A report published in <I> Resalat,</I> a daily newspaper associated with Iran’s conservative clergy, has given a mixed grade to the economic performance of the reformist government of President Khatam
September 11, 2000
A pro-reform Iranian newspaper says that President Mohammed Khatami should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for his efforts to create a
A senior Iranian official has called for the inclusion of AIDS education in school textbooks.
Iran's Head of the Prisoners of War (POWs) Committee Brigadier General Abdullah Najafi says that so far, 97 percent of Iraqi and Iranian POWs have bee
Two people were killed and five seriously wounded in an explosion at a workshop in southwestern Iran.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Sadako Ogata, will make a one-week trip through Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan beginning Thursday.
A major Iranian power station has been forced to close down because the river that feeds it has dried up due to the severe drought nationwide, the state IRNA news agency said Sunday.
An explosion ripped through a major gas pipeline in southwestern Iran but there was no report of any casualties, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.
September 10, 2000
Iranian security forces have seized more than a ton of opium near the border with Pakistan.
The brother of Iran's supreme leader and director of the pro-reform Hayat-e-No daily, Hadi Khamenei, has been summoned to appear at Tehran's press cou
Iran could earn about $2 billion 2005 from the export of engineering and technological services to the oil industry, over the course of its third five-year economic plan, which will run through March
Russia will cooperate with Iran in a project to liquefy hydrogen as part of a bilateral programme to develop new types of energy, the official IRNA news agency reported Saturday.
September 9, 2000
Tehran is entering the second phase of a war against more than one million rats that roam through the streets and alleys of the capital.