Iraq

May 31, 2001

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A US federal judge has ordered the government of Iraq to pay nearly $13 million in damages to four Americans who were jailed in Baghdad for alleged bo

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States talked about UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday, May 29 and a senior US official did not rule out an extension of t

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An Iraqi delegation has informed the Khartsyzsk Pipe Mill in the Ukraine of its government’s readiness to buy the entire output of factory.

May 30, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein removed Tuesday a deputy prime minister from his government and appointed an acting interior minister amid recent chang

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States discussed UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday. A senior US officia

May 29, 2001

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India will never back the sanctions imposed on Iraq, Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh has announced.

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Foreign ministers from the United States, Russia, Britain and France were on Tuesday attempting to break the deadlock on US-British Iraqi sanctions pr

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein issued Monday a decree dismissing Interior Minister Mohammad Zamam Abdul Razzaq without naming his successor.

May 28, 2001

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An Iraqi who held UN employees hostage last year was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for attempted murder Monday.

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A tragic novel of loveless marriage, rape and death is causing a stir in Iraq and at the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which suspects that its

May 24, 2001

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Iraq sees little chance of success for a proposed new British-US plan for sanctions against Baghdad, even if the UN Security Council adopts it.

May 23, 2001

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah Al Khatib will arrive in Ankara on Thursday for a one-day official visit for consultations with Turkish leaders

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Britain and Russia are advancing competing resolutions on how the UN Security Council should proceed with sanctions against Iraq.

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Several Syrian ministerial commissions are preparing for an upcoming meeting of the Syrian-Iraqi Joint Committee in Baghdad, marking the first high-ranking Syrian visit to the country in over 20 years

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Lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday, May 23, to extend unilateral economic sanctions against Iran and Libya for another five years, amid a growing sense in Washington the penalties wi