Iraq

March 24, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers and delegates were locked Saturday in consultations over Iraq while a committee met to draft the final communiqué of the summit

March 22, 2001

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Perushaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd, Malaysia's biggest carmaker, will probably sign an agreement to sell 5,000 cars to Iraq, reported state news agency B

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Russian eighth-largest oil company (Slavneft) is looking to expand its markets in Iraq and Ukraine.

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Six Iraqi civilians were wounded Wednesday in an explosion in Baghdad which the Iraqi authorities attributed to Iranian agents.

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Iraq urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Wednesday to identify zones in the country that were allegedly hit with depleted uranium (DU) during the 1991 Gulf War.

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A "broad consensus" is emerging in the UN Security Council on modifying UN sanctions against Iraq, ahead of next week's Arab League summit in Jordan, a senior State Department official said Wednesday,

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Despite Saudi Arabia’s leading role in the coalition of countries that faced off against Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War, the volume of trade between the two, within the framework of the UN oil-for-food pro

March 21, 2001

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A blast rocked Baghdad Wednesday evening when it was hit by a rocket. Injuries were reported.

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Iraq has signed agreements with Turkish construction companies to construct residential compounds in the capital Baghdad as part of the Iraqi governme

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The Gulf Cooperation Council’s six member states must get more serious about combining their small forces into an integrated army for effective defens

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Iraq has increased its proven oil reserves by three billion barrels to 115 billion barrels despite the crippling embargo imposed on it after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait, newspapers reported Tuesday.

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Iraq's oil exports jumped last week to 17.9 million barrels, their highest since late October, the office running the UN oil-for-food programme said Tuesday.

March 20, 2001

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Lebanese industrialists hope that an international food fair opening in Iraq on Tuesday will provide further momentum for a free-trade agreement betwe

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Jordan's King Abdullah will hold Tuesday separate meetings the foreign ministers of Iraq and Kuwait ahead of the Arab summit.

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Kazem al-Saher signed recently a contract with the Egyptian International Production City to produce his first movie in which he will sing and act