April 19, 2001
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein made a cabinet reshuffle Wednesday only days after his son, Uday, criticized the government’s performance at the Arab s
Iraq on Wednesday, April 18, renewed accusations that Kuwait was stealing oil from fields on their border, a charge Baghdad used to justify its 1990 invasion of the emirate. "The leaders of Kuwait con
April 18, 2001
Saudi Interior Minister Nayef Ben Adel Aziz met here Tuesday night with exiled-Iraqi Shiite opposition leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Iraqi vice-president Taha Yassin Ramadan on Wednesday, backing an end to sanctions and touching on oil proje
The volume of Iraqi oil exports under the UN's oil-for-food program contined to rise last week, totalling 17.4 million barrels, the United Nations said Tuesday, April 17. There were 12 loadings, seven
April 17, 2001
The Egyptian government has lifted restrictions on the exports of locally produced products to Iraq. Egyptian government has stressed, however, that it does not intend to violate UN sanctions against
Iraq confirmed on Monday, April 16, its willingness to sell crude oil to Lebanon at preferential prices, in an agreement similar to one concluded between Baghdad and Amman. "Iraq has offered to provid
April 16, 2001
Kuwait's parliament speaker Jassem Khorafi headed to Moscow on Monday for a four-day visit for talks with senior Russian parliamentarians and governme
April 15, 2001
Iraq's United Nations-administered oil exports leaped to 2.29 million barrels per day, up from 1.8 million barrels per day the week before.
Pakistan will supply 0.1 million tons of rice and 0.15 million tons of wheat to Iraq this year under the 9th phase of "oil-for-food program."
An Iraqi vessel carrying 1,300 tons of fuel oil sank off Jebel Ali in Dubai.
Environmental disaster once again threatens the Dubai coastline, as an oil tanker carrying 1,300 tons of fuel is reported to have sank. The incident also brings into question the indirect cost to the
The United Nations confirmed Saturday, April 14, that it had postponed a second round of high-level talks with Iraq, but said it was in touch with Baghdad about rescheduling them. The official Iraqi
April 14, 2001
Iraq on Saturday accused UN Secretary General Kofi Annan of caving in to US pressure to delay a new round of talks with Baghdad which had been schedul
Sudan has denied charges that it is producing chemical weapons with Baghdad, and that Iraqi pilots are flying air raids in the Islamic regime's war ag