July 17, 2001
Iraq praised Russia on Monday, July 16, for opposing the US-backed British "smart sanctions" proposal and expressed its desire to boost bilateral cooperation. Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz told Ru
July 16, 2001
Iraq accused the US Navy on Sunday of intercepting a cargo ship loaded with sugar, imported under the UN oil-for-food program.
Iraqi singer Kathem Al Saher’s concert in Tyre on Friday was a smashing success, to say the least. A crowd of over 4,000 filled with high expectations received Saher with a roaring cheer.
Iraq will give priority to Russia and Syria in import contracts under the UN oil-for-food program rather than France, which has won the lion's share of deals since 1996, an Iraqi official said Sunday,
Iraq will give priority to Russia and Syria in import contracts under the UN oil-for-food program rather than France which has won the lion's share of deals since 1996, an Iraqi official said Sunday,
July 15, 2001
Jordan's government is being urged to improve diplomatic relations with Baghdad to ensure access to the Iraqi market.
Iraq and Turkey have restored regular railway links after a 20-year break with the arrival of a Turkish freight train in Baghdad Saturday.
Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid called on China Friday, July 13, to rally behind Iraq and reject a US-backed British proposal for "smart" sanctions. "We urge China to adopt an active position in the U
Iraqis no longer need visas or prior authority to travel to Syria, Iraqi opposition member Meshaan Juburi said Saturday, July 14. Juburi, also the editor of the weekly Al-Ittijah Al-Akhar published i
Iraq and Turkey have restored regular railway links after a 20-year break with the arrival of a Turkish freight train in Baghdad, the official news agency INA reported Saturday, July 14. The first tr
July 14, 2001
A final draft of the Lebanese-Iraqi trade accord has been submitted for approval to Iraqi authorities.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is considering stepping down in September and "leaving" the presidency to his son Qusay, according to the London-based
July 13, 2001
The executive director of the UN-sponsored oil-for-food program Benon Sevan late Thursday rejected accusations made by Iraqi undersecretary for foreig
The Iraqi Free Zones Public Authority is presently evaluating a proposal to connect Iraqi ports in Basra with Syrian ports via a new railway line passing through Al-Kaem Free Trade Zone.
July 12, 2001
An Iraqi dissident group says its guerrillas bombarded President Saddam Hussein's Baghdad palace and other government buildings with rockets early Wed