Iraq

March 27, 2001

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Jordan’s Information Minister Talib Rifai stressed Tuesday that more work is needed to reach a consensus on the Iraqi-Kuwait conflict, adding that the

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad seems to be on good terms with the new US administration, according to a report by Guardian in its internet edition.

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The United States moved Monday, March 26, to enlist the support of France in its efforts to modify UN sanctions on Iraq without loosening restrictions aimed at curbing Baghdad's weapons programs.  Sec

March 26, 2001

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Arch foes Iraq and Kuwait seemed as far apart as ever Sunday night after two days of Arab ministerial meetings in Amman failed to bring them closer to

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Iraq has accused the US and Britain of trying to block its crude oil sales by proposed new changes to the oil-for-food program with the UN, an oil ministry spokesman said Friday, reported news agencie

March 25, 2001

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A meeting by Arab foreign ministers in Amman ahead of Tuesday's Arab summit was underway Sunday afternoon to discuss one item: the Iraqi issue, Palest

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Iraq and Spain signed an agreement Thursday, March 22, enlarging cooperation in the fields of oil, industry, agriculture, health and transportation, the official INA news agency said Thursday.  "Spani

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The Russian oil company Tatneft has secured permission from the United Nations to drill oil wells on Iraqi territory, ITAR-TASS reported.

March 24, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers and delegates were locked Saturday in consultations over Iraq while a committee met to draft the final communiqué of the summit

March 22, 2001

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Perushaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd, Malaysia's biggest carmaker, will probably sign an agreement to sell 5,000 cars to Iraq, reported state news agency B

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Russian eighth-largest oil company (Slavneft) is looking to expand its markets in Iraq and Ukraine.

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Six Iraqi civilians were wounded Wednesday in an explosion in Baghdad which the Iraqi authorities attributed to Iranian agents.

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Iraq urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Wednesday to identify zones in the country that were allegedly hit with depleted uranium (DU) during the 1991 Gulf War.

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A "broad consensus" is emerging in the UN Security Council on modifying UN sanctions against Iraq, ahead of next week's Arab League summit in Jordan, a senior State Department official said Wednesday,

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Despite Saudi Arabia’s leading role in the coalition of countries that faced off against Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War, the volume of trade between the two, within the framework of the UN oil-for-food pro