Iraq

April 11, 2001

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A bilateral economic cooperation agreement was recently signed in Baghdad aiming to increase Iraqi-Moroccan commercial exchanges from last year's $270 million to $500-million worth of trade per annum.

April 10, 2001

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Kuwait said on Monday that an apology from Iraq is no longer sufficient for reconciliation, calling for guarantees from Baghdad that it would never in

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Oil prices skipped higher in London on Monday, April 9, as rumors swept financial markets that Saudi Arabia's King Fahd had died. Riyadh quickly denied the rumors, saying the king of the world's large

April 9, 2001

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Iraq has secured an independent source of oil revenue outside UN control and its exports have returned to normal after three months of turmoil, accord

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Kuwait has launched a diplomatic initiative to explain its position on a failed Arab summit proposal calling for the lifting of UN sanctions on Iraq.

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Egypt is working to seal a contract to sell Iraq 300 buses within the UN oil-for-food program, an Egyptian transport official said Friday, April 6.  "We hope to sign a contract to sell 300 buses withi

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Iraqi assets frozen by Arab countries since Baghdad's 1990 invasion of Kuwait now amount for more than $1.8 billion, Finance Minister Hekmat Al-Azzawi said Friday, April 6.  The top holder of Iraqi as

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has ordered that a freeze on foreign currency funds belonging to Arab organizations based in Baghdad be lifted, a newspaper reported Sunday, April 8.   Al-Nassiriyah , q

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Iraq is holding talks with the United Nations to transfer some of its UN-controlled oil revenues, currently deposited in French bank BNP-Paribas, to five other European banks, a newspaper reported Sun

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Iraq has secured an independent source of oil revenue outside UN control and its exports have returned to normal after three months of turmoil, the Middle East Economic Survey, MEES reported Monday, A

April 8, 2001

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Iraq’s central bank is negotiating with the United Nations to transfer some of oil revenues, currently deposited in French bank BNP-Paribas, to five o

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Morocco and Iraq, which convened last week in Baghdad the 9th session of their joint commission, have signed $150 million-worth of exports contracts.

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North Korea has sold more than 500 missiles over the last 15 years to such Middle East clients as Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Libya.

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Syria's ruling Baath party on Saturday said there was a need for "a concentrated action" to lift the sanctions slapped on Iraq.

April 7, 2001

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf said Saturday Baghdad would cooperate with Jordan's King Abdullah II in his bid to heal the deep breach