Iraq

May 3, 2001

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Revenue from Iraq's UN-controlled oil exports is expected to reach $5.8 billion in the 180 days ending June 3, the office administering the oil-for-food program said Tuesday, May 1.

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Iraq exported 14.6million barrels of crude oil in the week ended April 27. This marked an average of 2.09 million barrels per day, down from the previous week's exports of 14.9 million barrels, or 2.1

May 2, 2001

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Iraqis will soon be able to watch foreign satellite TV on a subscription basis, more than a year after the government decided to allow satellite programs into Iraqi homes, the information ministry sai

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Iraq and Belarus on Tuesday, April 1, signed an accord on economic cooperation and a protocol to set up air links between the two countries, Iraqi officials announced.  Iraq's Finance Minister Hekmat

May 1, 2001

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al Walid bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz on Monday ruled out investing in sanctions-hit Iraq, but said he would invest in Iran at Pr

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Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Walid bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz on Monday, April 30, ruled out investing in sanctions-hit Iraq, but said he would invest in Iran at President Mohammad Khatami's behest. "I h

April 30, 2001

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The US army claimed Monday it has responded to Iraqi forces' firing of anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) from sites northwest of Mosul while its jets enfo

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Kuwait has denied that there are secret talks with Iraq with the mediation of Saudi Arabia to solve the Iraq-Kuwait conflict.

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Jordan and Iraq have agreed to build an oil pipeline starting the first quarter of 2002, said Jordan’s Minister of Energy Wael Sabri.

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The Iraqi popular singer Kathem al-Saher has said that he does not accept to offer concerts any more unless they are international in nature.

April 29, 2001

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Iraq tested a bomb in 1987 that cast a radioactive cloud in the open air and was designed to cause vomiting, cancer, birth defects and slow death, acc

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Iraq and Belarus are to sign an accord on direct air links between Baghdad and Minsk, Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Zametalin said in Baghdad Friday, April 27.  "My visit to Iraq will be the occasion

April 28, 2001

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Iranian security forces have destroyed all bases of the outlawed group Mujahedeen Khalq in next-door Iraq, said Iran's Interior Minister Ali Younessi.

April 25, 2001

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Iraq and Russia are negotiating for Baghdad's purchase of a space-based communications system as well as a satellite.

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The Jordanian government has called on the Iraqi authorities to open an inquiry into the armed robbery of the kingdom's ambassador to Baghdad, Hamoud