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Australia to tell Russia no uranium sales to Iran (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 06 Sep 2007 03:08:03 GMT

Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday he would tell Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would not approve the sale of uranium to Moscow if there was any possibility it could be resold to Iran or Syria.

Iran, Belarus in deal to develop oil field (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 17:59:43 GMT

Iran and Belarus Wednesday signed a deal worth an initial 250 million dollars to develop an oil field in southwest Iran, the latest sign of the expanding relationship between the two US foes.

Iran, Belarus to develop Iranian oil field (UPI)
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Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:39:48 GMT

Iran and Belarus agreed Wednesday to a $450 million deal to develop an Iranian oil field near the Iraqi border, Iran's oil ministry said.

Iran to host Palestinian talks (UPI)
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Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:09:48 GMT

The president of Iran will play host to Palestinian factional leaders in Tehran for a discussion of the Fatah-Hamas conflict.

Iran hangs 21 criminals in one day (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 11:32:49 GMT

Iran has hanged 17 convicted drug traffickers in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province and four other criminals in the southern city of Shiraz, state media said Wednesday.

U.S. seizes 'Iran agent' in Iraq (CNN.com)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 09:51:59 GMT

U.S.-led coalition forces say they have captured a "highly sought" individual in Iraq with alleged ties to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force.

New chief for Iran central bank (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 08:57:13 GMT

A former economy minister took over as head of Iran's central bank Wednesday as part of a wide-ranging reshuffle by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of his top economic policy team, state media said.

Iran Allows Belarus to Tap Its Oil (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 18:26:56 GMT

Belarus has signed a contract for oil exploration in Iran, news reports said Wednesday -- a deal that reflects improving ties between the two U.S. foes.

Iran hangs 21 criminals (Stuff)
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Thu, 06 Sep 2007 00:33:11 GMT

Iran hanged 21 convicted drug smugglers and other criminals on Wednesday, Iranian media said, the latest of a series of executions that have been criticised by the European Union and Western rights groups.

Iran: Amnesty International appalled at the spiralling numbers of executions (Amnesty International)
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Wed, 05 Sep 2007 23:40:47 GMT

Amnesty International is appalled at the reports of the execution of 21 people in Iran this morning, bringing the total number of executions recorded by the organization since the start of 2007 to 210.