Iraq

August 7, 2001

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The United States has "put on hold" plans for large-scale "retaliatory" airstrikes on Iraq after an alleged missile attack on a US spy plane last mont

August 6, 2001

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A ship apparently smuggling Iraqi oil abruptly "sank" in the Arabian Gulf Sunday night, with all 12 crew rescued, after it was intercepted by a US-led

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Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi on Monday sent a congratulatory message to his newly appointed Iraqi counterpart, Naji Sabri.

August 5, 2001

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Iraqi State Minster for Foreign Affairs Naji Sabri was named foreign minister on Saturday.

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Iraq and Poland have agreed to resume trade cooperation, following Baghdad's decision to lift a boycott of Polish goods, an official newspaper reported Friday, August 3.  Commerce Minister Muhammad Ma

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Iraq aims to increase its oil reserves to 270 billion barrels and overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's top reservoir, Oil Minister Amer Rashid was quoted as saying.

August 4, 2001

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Two broken-down Iraqi ships docked at Jordan's Aqaba port since the 1990 Gulf War have been sold and removed to avert environmental problems.

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Iraq has rebuilt and even improved its air defenses since American and British planes attacked radar stations and command centers in February, US Secr

August 2, 2001

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Iraq's oil sales hit 12 million barrels last week, the second full week of exports since Baghdad resolved a row with the UN Security Council over sanc

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The Belgian prosecutor's office has ruled that civil cases charging presidents Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast with crimes ag

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein promised Wednesday that his arch-enemies, the United States and Britain, would suffer further defeats in their decade-o

August 1, 2001

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A senior Iraqi MP charged Wednesday that the United States was cooking up excuses to attack Baghdad and denied a Pentagon accusation that a missile ha

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The Lebanese government has appointed a charge d’affaires in Baghdad, ending a seven-year diplomatic hiatus and fueling hope that a trade agreement is

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Iraq has warned that it is determined to shoot down US and British warplanes patrolling "no-fly zones" over northern and southern Iraq, despite US thr

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President George W. Bush announced on Tuesday, July 31, he was extending US sanctions his father imposed on Baghdad 11 years ago in response to Iraqi President Saddam Hussain's invasion of Kuwait.  "T