January 22, 2001
As George W. Bush was sworn in on Saturday, as the 43rd president of the US, many in Iraq derived a sense of satisfaction at the irony of the event. For while former President George Herbert Bush watc
Iraq praised OPEC Sunday for resisting US "pressures" in its recent decision to cut the cartel's production by 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd).
January 21, 2001
Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz announced Sunday that Iraq and Syria are to sign a trade accord by the end of January, similar to the deal which Bagh
Turkish state pipeline company Botas said on January 18th that Iraqi oil exports from the Turkish port of Ceyhan would likely resume on January 21st.
Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid called Friday for OPEC to cut oil production by another one million barrels per day (bpd), saying the agreement on a 1.5 million bpd cut in Vienna Wednesday did not go f
January 19, 2001
Iraq on Friday welcomed the decision by Turkey to name an ambassador to Baghdad for the first time since the Gulf War.
January 18, 2001
Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan held talks in Cairo Wednesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The two sides were to sign a deal for a
In the whispering hotel lobbies at the latest OPEC get-together, Iraq managed to hold center stage -- despite not even sending its oil minister to the pow-wow.
January 17, 2001
Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said on Tuesday it had held talks with Baghdad with a view to exploiting Iraqi production if UN-imposed sanctions are lifted against the country.
Oil giants Shell and Premier Oil have had talks with Baghdad with a view to exploiting Iraqi production when UN-imposed sanctions are lifted against the country, the BBC reported Tuesday.
January 16, 2001
Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan, the highest ranking Iraqi to make an official visit to Egypt since the 1991 Gulf War, arrived on Tuesday in
Iraq and Lebanon are on the brink of a deal that would pump oil into Lebanon.
Iraq's oil production dropped to 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) in December as a dispute with the United Nations over pricing continued.
January 14, 2001
Syria is reportedly mediating between Iraq and the GCC states, and Kuwait in particular, in an attempt to make a fresh start and normalize the relatio
January 13, 2001
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) intends this month to carry out a physical inventory verification (PIV) on the remaining nuclear materia