Iraq

June 25, 2001

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Qatar’s Appeals Court upheld on Sunday a five-year jail sentence against Iraqi national Adel Fahd Janeed, who was convicted of hijacking a Qatar Airwa

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Iran on Monday expressed its readiness to take effective measures to eliminate barriers to normalization of ties with Iraq, above all the issue of pri

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The Iraqi minister of commerce recently stated that discussions are currently underway between Iraq and the UAE for the establishment of a joint free trade zone.

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The "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and the United States would spell the end of the oil-for-food program between Iraq and the United Nations, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday, Jun

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Average Iraqi oil export to the United States totaled 862,000 barrels per day in April 2001, according to London based <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

June 24, 2001

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Iraqi troops are reportedly preparing for a strike inside Iraqi Kurdistan in an attempt to defeat British and American plans to impose new sanctions.

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Iraq’s Ministry of Religious Affairs said Sunday that Ayatollah Hussein Bahr Al Oulum died of a heart attack earlier this week, ruling out reports tha

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Iraq’s Irrigation Minister Mahmoud Al Ahmed has been named to head the interior ministry, according to a presidential decree.

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A spokesman for the Higher Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq told Albawaba.com on Saturday that a recent suspension of US aid did not make mu

June 23, 2001

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Algeria and Iraq are cooperating in the development of nuclear weapons, analysts claim.

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The family of Ayatollah Seyed Hussein Bahr Al Aloom has confirmed that the renowned Iraqi Shiite leader was assassinated on Friday.

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Russia will present a proposal to the UN Security Council on July 3 for a new system of sanctions on Iraq, including a clear timetable for ending them

June 22, 2001

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Iran Thursday said at the UN that Iraq "cannot and should not expect to participate" in the negotiations regarding the delimitation of the continental

June 21, 2001

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Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com  Americans, it has been said, are suckers for children. No one knows this better than Kuwait's public re

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Iraq announced on Wednesday that a US-British airstrike killed 23 people, but US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said that any such deaths were l