Iraq

December 28, 2000

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Iraq\'s oil exports through the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr have been disrupted by the lack of a pricing formula for the second half of December, diplomatic and industry sources said Thursday.

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Since were first were introduced in the wake of the 1991 Gulf War, Iraq has always sought to rid itself of the burden of UN-imposed economic sanction, which today prevent the export of crude oil, unle

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The first tanker to load Iraqi crude in December at the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan was expected to begin lifting late on December 27th.

December 27, 2000

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Iraqis marked the start of the Muslim holidays of Eid Wednesday under the cloud of both the embargo and the Palestinian Intifada that has cost more th

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Despite the fact that UN economic sanctions remain in force, several foreign airlines have made official requests to the Iraqi aviation authorities to resume regularly scheduled flights to Baghdad.

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Iraq halted oil exports at the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr early on December 20th, according to a UN source. Traders were unsure whether Baghdad had ordered the stoppage, but reported that were no appar

December 26, 2000

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During the 1991 Gulf War, many Arabs could not believe that Israel would stand helpless in the face of the series of Iraqi Scud missile attacks on its

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Iraq urged the United Nations on Tuesday to list US and British violations of a UN-monitored demilitarized zone on the border with Kuwait that was set

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President Saddam Hussein has sent 870 copies of the Koran, the Muslim holy book, to the Kurds who control northern Iraq in defiance of Baghdad.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has received a message of greetings from his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Khatami, on the eve of the Muslim holidays o

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Iraq and India have agreed to trade oil in exchange for wheat under a long-term accord signed last month in New Delhi.

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China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago, Iraqi Commerce Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Mon

December 25, 2000

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China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago.

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Syrian Irrigation Minister Taha al-Atrash is expected in Iraq soon to seal an accord on sharing the waters of the Euphrates river.

December 24, 2000

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A report said that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has asked his scientists to resume their work on building an atomic bomb.