Iraq

July 26, 2001

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The Pentagon reported last week that Iraq fired a surface-to-air missile into Kuwaiti airspace in an attempt to down a US Navy E-2C "Hawkeye" surveill

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has given his explicit support of the anti-globalization movement, following activists’ disruption of the G-8 leaders’ summit in Genoa last week.

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The OPEC oil cartel's member states should be careful not to infringe on Iraq's interests in their operations, Iraq's ambassador to Russia warned.  OPEC's policies should protect both oil producers an

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amr Rashid said Wednesday, July 25, Baghdad and Ankara planned to open a second border gate in one a year in a bid to revive bilateral trade. "Our aim is to open the new gate in one

July 25, 2001

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Iraq will continue to fight against the adoption of so-called "smart" sanctions, and will work to boost trade with its neighbor Turkey, Iraqi Oil Mini

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A decision was recently taken by the United Nations to pay an additional $361.8 to countries who incurred losses a result of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

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Despite Iraq’s reiteration that it is willing to increase trade volume with Jordan to nearly two billion dollars annually, recent exchanges between the two countries remain sluggish.

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid will attend a meeting of the Iraq-Turkey cooperation commission in Ankara on Tuesday to try to increase trade, a ministry spokesman said.  The meeting, the 12th of its k

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Iraq will continue to fight against the adoption of so-called smart sanctions against it and will work to boost trade with its neighbor Turkey, Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid said in Ankara Tuesday, J

July 24, 2001

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Iraq said on Monday that its anti-aircraft system hit an "enemy" US or British plane flying over the northern exclusion zone, but the Pentagon denied

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has laid the blame for high crude prices on the excessive taxes levied on oil products by western governments.  "We are for a reduction in pump prices in the West becaus

July 23, 2001

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Jeffrey Archer, a leading UK Conservative Party politician and a bestselling political writer, could face a police investigation into claims that mill

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Egypt's Charge d'Affaires in Baghdad is optimistic about future bilateral trade under the UN's oil-for-food program, forecasting it will reach $2.5 billion in 2001.

July 22, 2001

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Influential Tory MP Alan Duncan has become embroiled in a criminal investigation over an allegedly illegal multi-million-pound oil deal in which he so

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After over a month of idleness, oil tankers are looking to busier days now that Iraq has decided to resume oil shipments.