September 20, 2000
Iraq has shifted gears after accusing Kuwait of stealing its oil by turning on Saudi Arabia.
The UN's Iraqi sanctions committee has approved $1.792 billion worth of contracts under streamlined vetting procedures since March.
In another development, the Iraqi press said that President Saddam Hussein has warned fellow OPEC member states against pressure mounted by “super powers” on producers to bring down soaring oil price
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf has urged UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to put an end to the US and British blockages of humanitarian contracts.
September 19, 2000
Twenty years after the Iraq/Iran war and conflicts between the two countries still strong.
Iraq has signed contracts worth $700 million with European companies to complete the construction of a power plant that was suspended due to UN trade
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Sahhaf has urged UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to put an end to the US and British blockages of humanitarian contrac
The price of oil climbed above 34 dollars a barrel in London on Monday for the first time since the OPEC meeting on September 10 amid tension between Iraq and Kuwait.
Although Russia had received permission for a flight ban exemption from the U.N. sanctions committee for two humanitarian flights into Iraq, including one on September 17th, it did not notify the comm
September 18, 2000
Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz has received former UN aid coordinator in Iraq, Hans von Sponeck, whom he praised for calling for the 10-year
Foreign organizations in Iraq will have to pay up to 12,000 dollars for an annual Internet subscription.
Kuwait says that Iraq posed a real and ever present threat to the Gulf region and called for serious international steps to contain its former occupie
Foreign businesses and embassies in Iraq will have to pay between $3,000 and $12,000 for an annual Internet subscription, and Iraqi offices and private enterprises will be charged between $2,500 and $
The U.S. Defense Department cautioned Iraq on September 14th not to threaten its neighbors after Baghdad claimed Kuwait was stealing its oil – which brought back reminders of the excuse that Iraq used
September 17, 2000
A Russian aircraft defying UN sanctions flew into Baghdad's international airport on Sunday carrying senior oil executives.