Iraq

February 25, 2001

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Iraq will not suspend oil exports and provoke a petrol price hike in response to the latest Anglo-American air raids, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon said in Paris Friday.

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Norway, which heads the UN's sanctions committee on Iraq, will ask the UN Security Council to lift some of the measures imposed on Baghdad after the Gulf War, Foreign Minister Thorbjoern Jagland said

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Iraq will not suspend oil exports and provoke a petrol price hike in response to the latest Anglo-American air raids, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon said in Paris Friday.

February 24, 2001

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Tunisia and Iraq have signed a free-trade accord during a visit to Tunis by Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassine Ramadan.

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George W. Bush warned Iraqi President Saddam Hussein Friday against reading their willingness to ho

February 23, 2001

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Baghdad expects the United States to step up its bombing campaign against Iraq, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon told reporters at a press confer

February 22, 2001

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Most of the bombs dropped by US warplanes on Iraqi radar stations during last week's airstrikes missed their mark, said a report.

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The former Egyptian actress Huda Ramzi is reported to be secretly negotiating with the renowned Iraqi singer, Kazem Al Saher

February 21, 2001

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The US administration plans to protest to Beijing about its assistance with Iraqi anti-aircraft systems and to urge the Asian country to abide by the

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An Iraqi student at the faculty of Fine Arts of Baghdad University has obtained a Master’s degree for his theses on the renowned late Egyptian singer Umm Kulthoom

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Iraqi Airways resumed flights to Syria on Monday, February 12, launching a regular service abroad for the first time since an international air embargo was imposed in 1990, Transport Minister Ahmad Mu

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Iraq and Egypt signed an accord in Baghdad Tuesday to boost land, sea and air transportation links, including more frequent Egyptian flights to Baghdad.

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Iraq decided Tuesday to break trading links with Canada and Poland because of their backing for US and British air strikes around Baghdad, the official news agency announced.

February 20, 2001

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Iraq's parliament on Monday urged Arabs to vent their anger at US and British air strikes on Baghdad during US Secretary of State Colin Powell's upcom

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Oil prices surged above $27 a barrel here as market players fretted about the impact of a US-British raid on the outskirts of Baghdad and possible further output cutbacks from OPEC.