Iraq

November 19, 2000

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US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson on Sunday played down the consequences of any halt in Iraqi crude production, saying Gulf states would make up any

November 18, 2000

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The Iraqi opposition has started a course in "war crimes training" as part of preparations to put on trial President Saddam Hussein and his government

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has called for Egypt and Jordan to break ties with Israel regardless of their peace treaties with the Jewish state.

November 17, 2000

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz will travel to Moscow later this month to discuss ending international sanctions against Baghdad, Interfax repo

November 16, 2000

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US warplanes bombed northern Iraq Thursday after coming under Iraqi fire during routine patrols over the no-fly zone in the region.

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The Iraqi News Agency (INA) said that US Defense Secretary William Cohen's tour of the Middle East that began Thursday is aimed at breaking regional s

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Six people have been killed and 17 others wounded in a bomb attack on a cafe in the city of Arbil, in Kurdish-populated northern Iraq.

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United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan called Wednesday, November 15, for more effective UN sanctions, saying they should come with built-in incentives for good behavior.

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Iraq's switch from dollars to euros for pricing its foreign transactions will favor trade with France and the rest of Europe, Andre Janier, the head of French interests in Baghdad, said Wednesday, Nov

November 15, 2000

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Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his desire for a speedy lifting of UN sanctions against Baghdad in a letter to Iraqi President Saddam Husse

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Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz is set to visit China at the end of November as part of Baghdad's mounting diplomatic campaign to lift a decad

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said a crippling sanctions regime was imposed on the country after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait because Baghdad opposed

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MEES learns that Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has asked its customers to start paying a premium of 50 cents/B over the official selling price (OSP) into a designated account outside

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The value of Iraqi import contracts currently blocked by the UN sanctions committee fell slightly last week to a total of $2.26 billion , the United Nations said Tuesday.

November 14, 2000

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US warplanes bombed northern Iraq Tuesday after Iraqi forces tracked the aircraft with radar and fired at them.