June 27, 2001
Iraqi Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Hikmat Al-Azawi has praised Egypt’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Iraqi people at a recent meeting in Egypt.
Iraq is threatening to cease oil exports to Jordan and Turkey if these counties support any new forms of international sanctions against them.
June 26, 2001
Russia has told its key counterparts on the UN Security Council it will reject a US-British resolution to revamp sanctions on Iraq if the measure is p
A senior source in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimated the costs of re-structuring the Iraqi telecommunication network at one billion dollars. This much-needed project is to be e
A private Turkish company has put on hold planned charter flights from Turkey to Iraq, the first since the 1991 Gulf War, due to a delay in UN approval, company officials were quoted as saying Thursda
Iraq and Turkey are to resume regular rail links on July 20, the director general of Iraqi railways, Ghassan Abdelrazek al-Ani.
June 25, 2001
Qatar’s Appeals Court upheld on Sunday a five-year jail sentence against Iraqi national Adel Fahd Janeed, who was convicted of hijacking a Qatar Airwa
Iran on Monday expressed its readiness to take effective measures to eliminate barriers to normalization of ties with Iraq, above all the issue of pri
The Iraqi minister of commerce recently stated that discussions are currently underway between Iraq and the UAE for the establishment of a joint free trade zone.
The "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and the United States would spell the end of the oil-for-food program between Iraq and the United Nations, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday, Jun
Average Iraqi oil export to the United States totaled 862,000 barrels per day in April 2001, according to London based <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.
June 24, 2001
Iraqi troops are reportedly preparing for a strike inside Iraqi Kurdistan in an attempt to defeat British and American plans to impose new sanctions.
Iraq’s Ministry of Religious Affairs said Sunday that Ayatollah Hussein Bahr Al Oulum died of a heart attack earlier this week, ruling out reports tha
Iraq’s Irrigation Minister Mahmoud Al Ahmed has been named to head the interior ministry, according to a presidential decree.
A spokesman for the Higher Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq told Albawaba.com on Saturday that a recent suspension of US aid did not make mu