Iraq

April 18, 2001

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Iraqi vice-president Taha Yassin Ramadan on Wednesday, backing an end to sanctions and touching on oil proje

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The volume of Iraqi oil exports under the UN's oil-for-food program contined to rise last week, totalling 17.4 million barrels, the United Nations said Tuesday, April 17. There were 12 loadings, seven

April 17, 2001

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The Egyptian government has lifted restrictions on the exports of locally produced products to Iraq. Egyptian government has stressed, however, that it does not intend to violate UN sanctions against

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Iraq confirmed on Monday, April 16, its willingness to sell crude oil to Lebanon at preferential prices, in an agreement similar to one concluded between Baghdad and Amman. "Iraq has offered to provid

April 16, 2001

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Kuwait's parliament speaker Jassem Khorafi headed to Moscow on Monday for a four-day visit for talks with senior Russian parliamentarians and governme

April 15, 2001

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Iraq's United Nations-administered oil exports leaped to 2.29 million barrels per day, up from 1.8 million barrels per day the week before.

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Pakistan will supply 0.1 million tons of rice and 0.15 million tons of wheat to Iraq this year under the 9th phase of "oil-for-food program."

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An Iraqi vessel carrying 1,300 tons of fuel oil sank off Jebel Ali in Dubai.

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Environmental disaster once again threatens the Dubai coastline, as an oil tanker carrying 1,300 tons of fuel is reported to have sank. The incident also brings into question the indirect cost to the

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The United Nations confirmed Saturday, April 14, that it had postponed a second round of high-level talks with Iraq, but said it was in touch with Baghdad about rescheduling them.  The official Iraqi

April 14, 2001

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Iraq on Saturday accused UN Secretary General Kofi Annan of caving in to US pressure to delay a new round of talks with Baghdad which had been schedul

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Sudan has denied charges that it is producing chemical weapons with Baghdad, and that Iraqi pilots are flying air raids in the Islamic regime's war ag

April 13, 2001

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Iraq on Friday rejected Kuwait's demand that there must be guarantees from Baghdad that it would never invade again before there could be reconciliati

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Jordan said Thursday that the state-run Royal Jordanian airline would not launch commercial flights to Iraq without UN permission.

April 12, 2001

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Jordan denied Wednesday, April 11, a US State Department announcement that Jordanian and US experts would meet to discuss a US initiative to redesign the international sanctions on Iraq.  "There are n