Iraq

June 1, 2001

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The UN Security Council reached agreement Thursday on the broad outlines of a new set of sanctions on Iraq, while giving itself another month to build

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One of the “stars” of the 1991 Gulf War were the smart bombs used by the US-led allied forces against Iraq. Ten years later, in what still is the aftermath of the Gulf War, a new “intelligent” weapon

May 31, 2001

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amir Mohammad Rasheed on Wednesday reiterated a threat to halt Iraqi crude exports if the UN Security Council adopted a British-US

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A US federal judge has ordered the government of Iraq to pay nearly $13 million in damages to four Americans who were jailed in Baghdad for alleged bo

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States talked about UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday, May 29 and a senior US official did not rule out an extension of t

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An Iraqi delegation has informed the Khartsyzsk Pipe Mill in the Ukraine of its government’s readiness to buy the entire output of factory.

May 30, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein removed Tuesday a deputy prime minister from his government and appointed an acting interior minister amid recent chang

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States discussed UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday. A senior US officia

May 29, 2001

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India will never back the sanctions imposed on Iraq, Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh has announced.

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Foreign ministers from the United States, Russia, Britain and France were on Tuesday attempting to break the deadlock on US-British Iraqi sanctions pr

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein issued Monday a decree dismissing Interior Minister Mohammad Zamam Abdul Razzaq without naming his successor.

May 28, 2001

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An Iraqi who held UN employees hostage last year was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for attempted murder Monday.

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A tragic novel of loveless marriage, rape and death is causing a stir in Iraq and at the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which suspects that its

May 24, 2001

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Iraq sees little chance of success for a proposed new British-US plan for sanctions against Baghdad, even if the UN Security Council adopts it.

May 23, 2001

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah Al Khatib will arrive in Ankara on Thursday for a one-day official visit for consultations with Turkish leaders