Iraq

June 12, 2001

03:00 GMT

Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz on Monday warned Turkey that British and US proposals to impose “smart” sanctions on Iraq would damage the Tur

03:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia told the UN in a letter released Monday that it had expropriated a pipeline built to carry Iraqi crude oil across Saudi territory.

03:00 GMT

The Jordanian parliament on Monday, June 11, urged the government to reject a US-British bid for "smart" sanctions on Baghdad and called anew for a total lift of UN-imposed sanctions on Iraq.  The app

03:00 GMT

Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz warned Turkey that British and US proposals to impose "smart" sanctions on Iraq would damage the Turkish economy, in talks in Baghdad Monday, June 11, with Turkish env

June 11, 2001

03:00 GMT

Jordanian and Iraqi trade officials are expected to meet in Amman next month to discuss the trade protocol between the two countries.

03:00 GMT

Iraq's Southern Petroleum Compagny (SPC) announced Sunday, June 9, that despite the embargo, it was exploiting three new oilfields in the south, where it hoped to double output to 400,000 barrels per

June 10, 2001

03:00 GMT

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has warned that his country should prepare for "a new confrontation," in a fresh attack by Baghdad on the plans for a r

03:00 GMT

Director General of the Syrian Railways Public Authority and the Director General of the Iraqi Railways Public Authority recently signed a joint cooperation accord.

03:00 GMT

Iraq and Oman signed a cooperation agreement Wednesday, June 6, seeking to expand bilateral trade and boost Omani investments in sanctions-hit Iraq, the official Iraqi News Agency said.  The agreement

03:00 GMT

The Arab Economic Union (AEU) vowed Friday, June 8, to mobilize to boost inter-Arab trade levels over the coming five years to 20 percent of total external trade for all Arab states, the INA news agen

03:00 GMT

Iraq no longer considers itself bound by the oil-for-food program after the UN renewed the humanitarian program for only one month as opposed to its customary six-month renewal, an Iraqi foreign minis

June 9, 2001

03:00 GMT

According to an analysis by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Iraq’s decision to halt oil exports adds a new element of risk to current oil price

03:00 GMT

Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem has said that Turkey will open a second border crossing with Iraq, a sign of easing relations viewed with some con

03:00 GMT

Pakistan will export 100,000 tons of wheat to Iraq. The first consignment, consisting of 32,000 tons, will be dispatched to Basra next week.

03:00 GMT

Foreign ministers of the 15-nation European Union will examine the latest developments regarding Iraq when they meet in Luxembourg next Friday for the