Iraq

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.

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The resumption of passenger train services between Turkey and Iraq after a 20-year break will help revitalize trade between the two neighbors, a Turkish official said Saturday, July 21. The first pass

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Iraq is to reconsider its oil projects with Paris in retaliation for the French stand on "smart" sanctions, the deputy speaker of parliament said Saturday, July 21.  "Iraq will reconsider commercial a

July 21, 2001

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Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter said Friday he had been under FBI investigation for over three years on suspicion of spying for Israel.

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Iraq fired a surface-to-air missile at a US aircraft patrolling over Kuwait on Saturday, the first time Baghdad has fired outside their own airspace s

July 20, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said Thursday Russia's stance on a US-British plan to revamp 11-year-old sanctions on Iraq reflected its keenness to ma

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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.

July 19, 2001

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Iraqi Minister for Foreign Affairs Naji Sabri Al Hadithin on Wednesday reiterated Iraq’s pride in the Arab nation’s opposition, spearheaded by Egypt,

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Iraq is 98 percent disarmed and no longer poses a threat to its neighbors, former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter said late on Wednesday, presenting

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, July 18, condemned the "endless" continuation of UN sanctions against Iraq, but also urged Baghdad to accept the return of international arms inspectors.

July 18, 2001

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A US F-16 fighter jet crashed in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday as it was heading toward northern Iraq to patrol a no-fly zone. The pilot parachuted

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Tuesday that he hoped to resume the talks he started with Iraq last February.