Iraq

June 10, 2001

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Iraq and Oman signed a cooperation agreement Wednesday, June 6, seeking to expand bilateral trade and boost Omani investments in sanctions-hit Iraq, the official Iraqi News Agency said.  The agreement

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The Arab Economic Union (AEU) vowed Friday, June 8, to mobilize to boost inter-Arab trade levels over the coming five years to 20 percent of total external trade for all Arab states, the INA news agen

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Iraq no longer considers itself bound by the oil-for-food program after the UN renewed the humanitarian program for only one month as opposed to its customary six-month renewal, an Iraqi foreign minis

June 9, 2001

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According to an analysis by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Iraq’s decision to halt oil exports adds a new element of risk to current oil price

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem has said that Turkey will open a second border crossing with Iraq, a sign of easing relations viewed with some con

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Pakistan will export 100,000 tons of wheat to Iraq. The first consignment, consisting of 32,000 tons, will be dispatched to Basra next week.

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Foreign ministers of the 15-nation European Union will examine the latest developments regarding Iraq when they meet in Luxembourg next Friday for the

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Retired artist and current producer Huda Ramzi has convinced singers Kathem Al Saher and Nawal Al Zughbi to debut in the romantic film Zeedini Eshkan

June 8, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein repeated Thursday a plea to Russia to block the adoption of revised UN sanctions against his country.

June 7, 2001

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Russia and Iraq on Wednesday signed an emergency prevention agreement that includes the exchange of experts and specialist training.

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Iraq and Oman on Wednesday signed an agreement to boost trade ties during a visit by Oman's trade minister to Baghdad, the first by an Omani official

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Iraq categorically denied Wednesday that it launched a border attack last month on Saudi Arabia, as Riyadh had alleged in a complaint to the United Na

June 6, 2001

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The prospect of boosting oil output to make up for the loss of exports from Iraq was postponed for a month on Tuesday when the Organization of the Pet

June 5, 2001

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Russian Emergencies Minister Sergey Shoyqu visits Iraq Tuesday for talks with President Saddam Hussein and other senior Iraqi officials on bilateral a

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Oman's Commerce and Industry Minister Maqbool bin Ali bin Sultan arrived in Baghdad on Monday for the first visit to Iraq by a member of the sultanate