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.
August 5, 2000
Leading pro-reform Iranian cleric Hassan, Youssefi Eshkevari, was arrested just hours after returning to Tehran from an extended stay in Paris.
An explosion has ripped through a bazaar in southern Tehran, destroying walls and shattering windows. No casualties were reported.
August 4, 2000
Russia and Iran have pledged to increase cooperation on nuclear power engineering, oil and gas during a meeting between the two countries'ministers.
August 3, 2000
A leading Iranian opposition figure, jailed for taking part in a controversial political seminar abroad, has demanded his release from prison.
An international seminar studying the impact of Middle East and Caspian Sea oil on the world energy markets will be held in Tehran on November 4-5, 2000.