Iraq

January 8, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on Monday convened a meeting of Iraq\'s top body, the Revolutionary Command Council, and the ruling Baath party.

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Seven more lawyers came forward on Monday to defend an Iraqi gunman on trial for a deadly attack on Baghdad offices of the UN Food and Agriculture Org

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The British government denied a report Monday that it would ask the incoming US president to halt the near-daily bombing of southern Iraq, thus revers

January 7, 2001

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a British radiation expert says the Iraqi desert could shed light on fears that uranium-tipped ammunition, widely used during the Gulf War and in the

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According to a report by the London Times, the Iraqi army is on full alert as a \"threat to Israel.\"

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Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit confirmed Sunday that Turkish soldiers had crossed into northern Iraq to aid the two leading Kurdish factions in

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Uday Saddam Hussein, eldest son of the Iraqi leader, has warned against imports of Israeli goods through Russian middlemen.

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Iraqi oil exports resumed after a four-day hiatus on January 5th, with one vessel allowed to load crude at the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr, according to industry sources.

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Iraq's Oil Minister Amer Rashid on Saturday urged OPEC to cut production at its upcoming meeting by up to two million barrels per day (bpd) to stabilize oil prices on the world markets.

January 6, 2001

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Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz said that Iraq\'s resumption of dialogue with the United Nations could be delayed until February because of UN Secret

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Thursday called on the incoming administration of President-elect George W. Bush to uphold current policie

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President Saddam Hussein addressed the Iraqi nation on state-run radio and television on Saturday appearing to put to rest opposition reports he had s

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Britain on Friday hit back at claims that the international trade embargo on Iraq is hurting innocent Iraqis, saying it was up to Baghdad to get the s

January 5, 2001

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Turkey has appointed an ambassador to Iraq for the first time since the Gulf War and the envoy is expected to take office next week.

January 4, 2001

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The ruling Baath party said Thursday that the United Nations must take Iraq\'s \"legitimate\" grievances into account when the two sides embark on a p