August 10, 2000
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasts the foreign media following his personal decree banning the new reformist parliament from debating
Iran releases a first batch of a total of 728 Iraqi POWs, who Tehran says are the last such prisoners held in Iran.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Tehran late Wednesday on the fifth leg of a tour to prepare for a September OPEC summit in Caracas.
August 9, 2000
Relentless pressure by Iran's conservatives on their reformist rivals, using their control of the courts notably to silence pro-reform newspapers, is
The first village outside Tehran was connected to the Internet last week. Shahkouh, a village in northeastern Golestan province, was chosen because of its proximity to a university research center.
August 7, 2000
Iran's Kish island, a free trade zone set up to attract foreign businesses, has banned the wearing of ties as an unacceptable symbol of Western culture.
The Italian Oil Consortium said Iran was the second biggest oil producer in Opec in the first quarter of 2000.
August 6, 2000
Iran says it intercepted and seized a ship carrying 800 tons of contraband Iraqi oil through Iranian territorial waters.
Iran's Kish island, a free trade zone set up to attract foreign businesses, has banned the wearing of ties as an unacceptable symbol of Western cultur
Iran's foreign ministry distances itself from academics who attended a Cairo meeting last week with officials from Israel and other nations to discuss
A fight erupted in the Iranian parliament after supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the legislature not to debate liberalizing the nation's
(AFP, Teheran ) Iran and Turkmenistan look set to join forces amid a bitter dispute for control over the Caspian Sea's oil and gas resources.
Bidders have been invited to submit for the construction of onshore re-injection facilities to increase the output of Doroud oilfield.
An agreement for the production of liquefied natural gas has been signed between the Iran Engineering and Oil Company (IEOC) and British Gas
The Iranian Oil ministry is opposing a bid by one the country’s most powerful state foundations to help develop the giant South Pars gas fields.