Iraq

February 7, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has ordered the formation of an army \"to liberate Jerusalem\" from Israeli occupation, a senior Iraqi official announc

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The US market is snapping up most of Iraq\'s UN-authorized oil exports while European and Asian end-users are shying away from Iraqi crude, the Middle East Economic Survey (<i> MEES </i>) reported on

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The U.N. sanctions committee approved Iraq’s proposed price revisions for February crude shipments, U.N. officials said on February 6th.

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While most of the European and Asian end-users are shying away from Iraqi crude at the moment, this is not the case with US refiners, who are buying the overwhelming majority of Iraqi oil exports, MEE

February 6, 2001

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Naval policing has managed to keep in check Iraqi oil smuggling through Gulf waters on \"rustbucket and unseaworthy\" tankers, British officials said Monday.

February 5, 2001

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Iraq\'s leading newspaper on Sunday contested the UN\'s award of almost $30 million to the South Korean firm Hyundai in damages for the 1991 Gulf War.

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Iraqi Trade Minister said Sunday his country was seeking to increase trade links with Jordan to speed up the process of setting up a free trade zone between the two countries, similar to that existing

February 4, 2001

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The Iraqi cabinet Thursday ratified a free trade agreement signed the day before between Iraq and Syria, the official Iraqi news agency said.

February 3, 2001

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Iraq\'s deputy foreign minister defended Friday the fact that the country\'s interior minister had shaken hands with his Saudi counterpart earlier thi

February 1, 2001

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Damascus and Baghdad signed a free trade agreement Wednesday in a move that is more symbolic than practical in the short term but should later allow the Iraqi economy some respite from the internation

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Spanish Deputy Foreign Minister Miguel Nadal met with Iraqi officials Wednesday on ways to improve cooperation in the oil and health sectors, the official INA news agency reported.

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Iraq and Russia vowed Wednesday to boost cooperation in the oil sector, the official INA news agency reported at the end of three-day visit to Baghdad by Russian Energy Minister Alexander Gavrin.

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Iraq is preparing to sign free trade accords with several more Arab countries after Egypt and Syria, throwing off the shackles of decade-old sanctions imposed for invading Kuwait.

January 31, 2001

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Mustapha Miro and Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan signed an agreement in Damascus Wednesday to set up a free t

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Iraq exported 12.4 million barrels of oil last week -- the highest weekly figure for two months, the office administering the UN oil-for-food programme said Tuesday.