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May 29, 1989 | From Reuters
More than 600 people have been hanged this year in Iran's relentless campaign against drug dealers, including 23 on Sunday, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported in a broadcast monitored in Nicosia.
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December 30, 1989 | Reuters
The Soviet Union has agreed to supply Iran with machinery and technology to produce aluminum oxide from local ore to reduce import needs, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported.
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April 15, 1988 | From Reuters
Earth tremors have injured 30 people and destroyed more than 600 buildings around Behbehan in southern Iran in the last two weeks, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported Thursday.
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December 28, 1988 | From Reuters
Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed or wounded 27 drug smugglers in a 24-hour-long clash in mountains near the southern city of Kerman, the national news agency IRNA reported Tuesday.
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August 19, 1990 | Reuters
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 shook northeastern Iran on Saturday, the official Iranian News Agency IRNA reported. There was no mention of casualties or damage in the tremor in Mazandaran province.
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January 7, 1988 | From Reuters
Kurds opposed to the Baghdad government said they have killed 480 Iraqi soldiers and wounded 900 in northern Iraq since last March 22, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported Wednesday. IRNA, monitored in Cyprus, said a senior Kurdish leader told a news conference in the west Iranian city of Bakhtaran that his fighters also captured 26 Iraqi troops.
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February 26, 1993 | Reuters
Floods have killed 500 people and caused $1 billion in damage in one of Iran's biggest natural disasters, the Iranian news agency IRNA said Thursday. Tehran has appealed for international help to cope with the damage, which Iran's mission at the United Nations said was the worst since a strong earthquake devastated a large area near the Caspian coast in 1990, the agency said.
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July 27, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Torrential rains flooded villages in northern Iran, killing at least 34 people and injuring more than 200, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. More than 5,000 homes, shops and government buildings were damaged or destroyed in Neka, Behshahr and Sari, and thousands of acres of farmland had been inundated since the rain began Sunday, IRNA said. It also reported that at least 30 villages had been flooded.
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January 7, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Iran dismissed an Iraqi proposal for reviving peace talks between the two countries as "a new campaign of public deception," the official IRNA news agency reported. The dispatch said Iraq's three-point plan merely rewords previous Iraqi demands. Talks on a permanent end to the eight-year conflict have been stalemated since a cease-fire in August, 1988.
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