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.
US Defense Secretary William Cohen says US forces in the Gulf are fully prepared to stop any aggressive action by Iraq.
A Russian official said that UN sanctions on Iraq do not apply to commercial flights, in Aerflots plans to start commercial flights to Iraq.
Iraq says three rockets fired by Iranian agents hit houses in Baghdad before dawn on Sunday, wounding one civilian.
Egypt and Iraq have signed an electricity cooperation deal. The agreement allows for an exchange of skills and information concerning the upkeep of po