Iraq

July 15, 2001

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Jordan's government is being urged to improve diplomatic relations with Baghdad to ensure access to the Iraqi market.

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Iraq and Turkey have restored regular railway links after a 20-year break with the arrival of a Turkish freight train in Baghdad Saturday.

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid called on China Friday, July 13, to rally behind Iraq and reject a US-backed British proposal for "smart" sanctions.  "We urge China to adopt an active position in the U

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Iraqis no longer need visas or prior authority to travel to Syria, Iraqi opposition member Meshaan Juburi said Saturday, July 14.  Juburi, also the editor of the weekly Al-Ittijah Al-Akhar published i

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Iraq and Turkey have restored regular railway links after a 20-year break with the arrival of a Turkish freight train in Baghdad, the official news agency INA reported Saturday, July 14.  The first tr

July 14, 2001

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A final draft of the Lebanese-Iraqi trade accord has been submitted for approval to Iraqi authorities.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is considering stepping down in September and "leaving" the presidency to his son Qusay, according to the London-based

July 13, 2001

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The executive director of the UN-sponsored oil-for-food program Benon Sevan late Thursday rejected accusations made by Iraqi undersecretary for foreig

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The Iraqi Free Zones Public Authority is presently evaluating a proposal to connect Iraqi ports in Basra with Syrian ports via a new railway line passing through Al-Kaem Free Trade Zone.

July 12, 2001

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An Iraqi dissident group says its guerrillas bombarded President Saddam Hussein's Baghdad palace and other government buildings with rockets early Wed

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Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, July 10, after Iraq started pumping oil again after a five-week break that has deprived world markets of over two million barrels of crude a day.  Benchmark Brent North S

July 11, 2001

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Four explosions rocked the Iraqi capital overnight, damaging residential buildings and other properties. One person was injured as a wall collapsed, a

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Iraq started pumping oil to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan on Tuesday and was poised to start exports through its Gulf terminal at Mina Al Bakr

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Iraq started pumping oil to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan Tuesday, July 10, and was poised to start exports through its Gulf terminal at Mina Al-Bakr after a five-week dispute with the United

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Iraqi Transport Minister Ahmed Murtada said Tuesday, July 10, that 35 countries intended to resume regular flights to Iraq, which has been under international sanctions since its 1990 invasion of Kuwa