Iraq

April 5, 2001

03:00 GMT

In a report released by the Mexican Energy ministry suggested that a range of factors - including an increase in Iraqi oil exports - likely would minimize the cuts' effect on prices, according to Mexi

03:00 GMT

A fleet of 28 double-decker buses built in China has gone into service on the streets of the Iraqi capital, the public transport chief announced Monday, April 2.  Thabet Mahmoud Gharib, quoted in news

April 4, 2001

03:00 GMT

Iraq's Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan will hold talks during his visit to Moscow on April 18 on Russian proposals for a lifting of the decade-old

03:00 GMT

Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said Tuesday that the "Iraqi regime was still a threat to the entire Gulf region."

03:00 GMT

Iraq is looking to establish a free-trade zone with Morocco similar to the ones Baghdad has set up with Egypt, Syria and Tunisia, newspapers reported Tuesday, April 3.  Iraq's Trade Minister Mohammad

03:00 GMT

Iraq's Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan on Tuesday, April 3, opened a weeklong Egyptian trade fair showboating 182 companies mainly from industrial, food and automobile sectors.  The fair, the third

03:00 GMT

UN oil monitors in Iraq are issuing notification forms to the captains of vessels loading Iraqi oil to prevent diversion of their cargo, UN officials said Tuesday.

April 3, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Palestinian embassy was opened in Baghdad Sunday, at a ceremony attended by Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz and a number of Palestinian off

03:00 GMT

Iraq is looking to establish a free-trade zone with Morocco similar to the ones Baghdad has set up with Egypt, Syria and Tunisia.

03:00 GMT

Iraq and Pakistan signed on Monday an agreement to bolster cooperation in the fields of health and medicine, at the end of the Iraqi health minister's

03:00 GMT

The United Nations UN Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM), which is carrying out its tasks smoothly, is contributing to calm along the border and

03:00 GMT

April first saw the launch of the free trade agreement (FTA) signed between Syria and Iraq two months earlier. The FTA marks the turning of a new page in the relationship of the two neighbors, both ru

03:00 GMT

A delegation from Turkish state pipeline company Botas is scheduled to arrive in Baghdad on April 3rd to discuss plans for a new natural gas line to handle Iraqi exports to the Turkish port of Ceyhan,

April 2, 2001

03:00 GMT

Iraqis who have lived under embargo for more than 10 years were promised an increase in food rations on Sunday, April 1, ... only to find out it was an April Fools' joke.   Babel newspaper, run by Pr

03:00 GMT

The Syrian and Iraqi industry ministers met Sunday, April 1, to discuss ways to expand economic cooperation, Syria's official SANA news agency said, after Iraq announced that a free trade pact betwe