Iraq

August 15, 2001

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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

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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

August 12, 2001

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Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah denied on Sunday press reports that Russia is mediating between his country and Iraq.

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The Iranian Ports and Shipping Organization on Saturday announced it had found the exact spot where the Honduras-flagged vessel Georgios, which was a

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A pick-up truck carrying 10 Iraqis, who had managed to sneak across the border into Iran on Sunday, plunged into Zab River in northwestern Iran, killi

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein met Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustapha Miro on Saturday, in the first such meeting since ties were broken off in 1

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The visit by Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro to Iraq, the first by a premier from Damascus since ties were broken off in 1980, marks a new stage in improving ties between the two neighbors.  Miro's

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Syrian Prime Minister Muhammad Mustafa Miro and Iraqi Vice President Yassin Ramadan met Saturday, August 11, to discuss means of strengthening bilateral cooperation, the official INA agency reported. 

August 11, 2001

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Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Mustapha Miro arrived Baghdad on Saturday in a new sign of closer ties between the two neighbors after a 20-year rift.