Iraq

April 1, 2001

03:00 GMT

Belarus is seeking long-term economic ties with Iraq, the prime minister of the former Soviet republic said Friday, March 30, after a meeting with Iraqi industry minister Adnan Jasim.  "We don't just

03:00 GMT

Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi has told Baghdad he wants to visit Iraq soon, the official Iraqi News Agency, INA, said Saturday, March 31.  Visiting Trade Minister Mustafa Mansuri pass

03:00 GMT

Baghdad announced that a free trade agreement with former rival Syria signed earlier this year went into effect Sunday, March 31.  ”As of April 1, exchanges of goods and merchandise between Iraq and S

March 31, 2001

03:00 GMT

Another customs gate is planned to opened between Turkey and Iraq.

03:00 GMT

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Saeed Sahhaf said that Iraq was open to reconciliation with Kuwait if the smaller neighbor was willing.

March 29, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Iraqi ministry of oil secretary Taha Hammoud has announced that the ministry will send an Iraqi consultation delegation to Jordan to discuss the e

03:00 GMT

The United States insisted Wednesday, march 28, it had "broad support" for its plans to modify, but not eliminate, UN sanctions on Iraq despite the Arab League's demand for an end to the embargo on Ba

03:00 GMT

Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem said in Washington Wednesday, March 28, that his country broadly favored US proposals for revamped sanctions against Iraq, which include measures to clamp down on s

03:00 GMT

Many of the Arab leaders who headed to Amman, Jordan, this past week for the two-day Arab League summit, went there hopeful that, after a decade-old rift, a formula would be found to bridge the bitter

03:00 GMT

Many of the Arab heads of states who headed to Amman, Jordan, this past week for their two-day summit, went there hopeful that, after more than 10 years, a formula would be found according which the b

March 28, 2001

03:00 GMT

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Sahhaf said that the Kuwait delegation was the party which refused a formula amended by eight Arab leaders to find con

03:00 GMT

Six Arab leaders, in addition to Saudi Defense Minister Sultan bin Abdel Aziz and Iraq’s number two,Izzat Ibrahim, were meeting to hammer out a last-m

03:00 GMT

Iraq's oil exports remained firm for the second consecutive week, reaching 16 million barrels in the week ending March 23, the office of the UN oil-for-food programme said Tuesday.

03:00 GMT

Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened

03:00 GMT

Arch-foes Iraq and Kuwait gave a rare show of unity Tuesday, March 27, when they threw their full support behind the Palestinian uprising against Israel at an Arab summit in Jordan, but remained bitte