Iraq

January 17, 2001

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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.

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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

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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

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Iraq and Lebanon are on the brink of a deal that would pump oil into Lebanon.

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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

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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

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) intends this month to carry out a physical inventory verification (PIV) on the remaining nuclear materia

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Iraqi vice-president Taha Yasin Ramadan begins Monday an official visit to Cairo for talks on strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.

January 11, 2001

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Iraqi archaeologists have found 32 gold coins dating back to the late Abbasid era at the ancient city of Anbar, northwest of Baghdad, archaeologists w

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India is seeking to purchase 1 million additional tons of oil from Iraq under the terms of the UN oil-for-food program.

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A senior Iraq electricity official on Wednesday urged French firms charged with rebuilding Iraq's electricity sector to fulfill their contracts.

January 10, 2001

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Iraqi deputy trade minister Fakhri Rishan expressed Tuesday his hope that Tehran-Baghdad trade and economic relations would strengthen in the future.

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Iraq has resumed normal oil exports from its Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr following a month-long interruption due to a dispute with the UN over prices, an official daily Al-Qadissaya reported Tuesday.

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Iraq has halted oil exports through the port of Ceyhan in southern Turkey since the beginning of January for an unknown reason, a spokeswoman for the Turkish state oil and gas company BOTAS said on Tu

January 9, 2001

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Available figures for forthcoming fiscal years show a wide discrepancy in the underlying oil price assumptions adopted by some of the major oil producers.