Iran

August 30, 2000

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Phases nine through 12 of Iran’s South Pars gas field will be put up for tender in two weeks time, said Assadollah Salehiforuz, head of the state-run South Pars Oil and Gas Company.

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Iran's Zayande river, which cuts through the historical central city of Isfahan, has virtually dried up because of the unprecedented drought wracking the nation.

August 29, 2000

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Baluchestan multipurpose container ship was delivered to Iran on Monday in the Chinese port of Guangzhou, reported Iran’s official news agency (IRNA)

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Iranian police arrested a five-man team of drug smugglers in west of the capital Tehran. The suspects were carrying 200 kilograms of opium.

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Iranian athlete Hamid Sajjadi wins the bronze medal of the 13th Asian Track and Field Championships in the men's 3,000 meters hurdles, currently being

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Iran has achieved self-sufficiency of its zinc productions and will export part of the output, according to Iran official news agency (IRNA). The agen

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A cooperation agreement is set to be signed between the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan and Iran, according to which Iran will extend to Tajikistan long-term credit worth $12.5 million. Tajikista

August 28, 2000

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Iran's leading pro-reform student group have accused troops under the control of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of attacking them during the pa

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Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Sunday that the country needed to attract foreign investment to develop its oil and gas fields, repo

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Five mortar shells have been fired early Monday into a military barracks in east Tehran. An opposition group has claimed responsibility for the attack

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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh gave a ringing endorsement of President Mohammad Khatami's programme of economic reforms.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami will assign a special representative to take care of matters related to the Caspian Sea's energy resources.

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Iran exported more than $120 million worth of mineral and metal products during the period between March 20-July 20, 2000.

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Iran's parliament approved a new bill, on August 23, to protect foreign investments — as a means of increasing and attracting much-needed foreign investment into the country.

August 27, 2000

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By Mahmoud Al Abed  The People’s Mujahideen – Khalq, the Iranian exiled armed group that has recently stepped up their attacks on targets inside Iran,