Iraq

May 1, 2001

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Walid bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz on Monday, April 30, ruled out investing in sanctions-hit Iraq, but said he would invest in Iran at President Mohammad Khatami's behest. "I h

April 30, 2001

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The US army claimed Monday it has responded to Iraqi forces' firing of anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) from sites northwest of Mosul while its jets enfo

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Kuwait has denied that there are secret talks with Iraq with the mediation of Saudi Arabia to solve the Iraq-Kuwait conflict.

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Jordan and Iraq have agreed to build an oil pipeline starting the first quarter of 2002, said Jordan’s Minister of Energy Wael Sabri.

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The Iraqi popular singer Kathem al-Saher has said that he does not accept to offer concerts any more unless they are international in nature.

April 29, 2001

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Iraq tested a bomb in 1987 that cast a radioactive cloud in the open air and was designed to cause vomiting, cancer, birth defects and slow death, acc

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Iraq and Belarus are to sign an accord on direct air links between Baghdad and Minsk, Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Zametalin said in Baghdad Friday, April 27.  "My visit to Iraq will be the occasion

April 28, 2001

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Iranian security forces have destroyed all bases of the outlawed group Mujahedeen Khalq in next-door Iraq, said Iran's Interior Minister Ali Younessi.

April 25, 2001

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Iraq and Russia are negotiating for Baghdad's purchase of a space-based communications system as well as a satellite.

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The Jordanian government has called on the Iraqi authorities to open an inquiry into the armed robbery of the kingdom's ambassador to Baghdad, Hamoud

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The British police said Wednesday that they are investigating allegations of war crimes against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

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The US State Department has urged American oil companies to shun Iraqi crude imports that are "tainted" by illegal surcharges paid to Baghdad by middlemen, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said

April 24, 2001

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The Iraqi Trade Ministry decided Monday to add four more days to the Baghdad International Exhibition in November, meaning that the event will now run

April 23, 2001

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The US Fifth Fleet denied Friday that an Iraqi sanctions-busting tanker had been fired upon, causing it to spill oil in the Gulf waters by the United Arab Emirates near the site of a major oil slick l

April 22, 2001

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Russian space company Alfa Eco plans to join forces with the Intersputnik international space communication firm to launch Iraqi communication satellites, the Interfax news agency reported, quoting