Iran

July 22, 2000

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Iranian police found a Soviet-built surface-to-air missile during a recent skirmish with drug traffickers, the newspaper Kayhan reported Saturday. The

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The director of Iran's penitentiary system warned of a spread of AIDS in the country's prisons and called on the government to take urgent measures to

July 20, 2000

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein Thursday called on Indonesia to distance itself from the United States and from the International Monetary Fund (IMF),

July 19, 2000

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Seven of the 10 Iranian Jews sentenced to prison earlier this month after allegations of spying for Israel submitted appeals Wednesday, their chief de

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Police are investigating the murder of an Iranian man found stabbed to death in Istanbul, Anatolia news agency reported Wednesday. Acting on a tip off

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami could run for a second term in presidential polls scheduled for next year, his brother, deputy parliamentary speake

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The United States has expressed concern to Russia and China about their help to Iran's missile program, Defense Department spokesman Kenneth Bacon sai

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(MEBG) - Despite the political tension between Iran and Pakistan the latter is keen to build a 2,500km pipeline to carry gas from Iran across Pakistan to India, reported Gulf Daily News.

July 18, 2000

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Three people were killed and seven seriously injured in a violent explosion in Zabol the capital of the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluch

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(MEBG) - Deputy Minister of Energy, Mohammad Mallaki , announced that Iran will sell some $30 million worth of electricity to Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan, reported Irna on July 15.

July 17, 2000

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Iran\'s armed opposition movement, the People\'s Mujahedeen, said they carried out a mortar attack late Monday on a position of the Revolutionary Guar

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( MEBG ) - A consortium of three foreign companies led by a German firm and Kermanshah Petrochemical Plant has entered into a deal to build a $486million petrochemical plant.

July 16, 2000

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Reformist cleric Mohsen Kadivar, a leading theoretician of Iran\'s Islamic modernist movement, has been released after serving an 18-month jail senten

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Iran's Karafarinan credit institution is set to become in four months time the first private bank in the country since the Islamic revolution of 1979,

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Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi has said the committee formed by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to help resolve the territorial