Iraq

August 18, 2001

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Iraq attacked UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on Saturday for his “powerlessness” to put an end to US-British air raids on the country.

August 17, 2001

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The Iraqi Railways Authority has recently begun manufacturing oil-shipping containers. This marks the first time Iraq has manufactured such vessels.

August 16, 2001

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The Gulf War inflicted $23 billion in losses on various sectors to Iran, a government official said on Wednesday.

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Iraqi anti-aircraft defenses have hit an "enemy" US or British plane conducting raids over northern Iraq, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.

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The 1991 Gulf war cost Iran $23 billion in damage, the deputy minister of agriculture Behzad Ghareh-Yazdi said Wednesday, August 15. "The occupation of Kuwait by Iraq caused $23 million in damage, inc

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Iraq wants to develop its cooperation with Japan in order to restore relations to their pre-Gulf war level, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Saadun Hammadi said Wednesday, August 15. "Iraq is ready to restore

August 15, 2001

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An Iraqi opposition group claimed on Tuesday that one of Iraqi President’s Saddam Hussein’s advisors, Sadeq Shaaban, had sought asylum in Sweden.

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The UN has transferred to Israel $5 million for damages caused by Iraqi Scud missiles during the Gulf War.

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The Philippines will seek greater participation in a United Nations-sanctioned oil-for-food program in Iraq, the foreign office in manila said Tuesday, August 14. This will be among the topics tabled

August 14, 2001

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US and British warplanes launched a new air raid Tuesday on a surface-to-air missile site in southern Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman said.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on Monday replaced Industry and Mines Ministry Adnan Abdul Majid with Deputy Director of Military Manufacturing Corpora

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan and Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro on Monday signed ten cooperation agreements, officially healing a two-

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During the month of July, Iraq’s oil production fell to as low as 1.43 million barrels per day, as a result of frequent power outages that crippled numerous pumping stations across the country.

August 13, 2001

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An Iraqi man has reportedly been illegally detained in Pakistan’s central prison, Peshawar, for the last two years.

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Hoping to win lucrative contracts for the supply of equipment and expertise that would revive the Iraqi telecom market, international firms keep a close watch for early signs of UN policy change. A Ch