Iraq

May 23, 2001

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Britain and Russia are advancing competing resolutions on how the UN Security Council should proceed with sanctions against Iraq.

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Several Syrian ministerial commissions are preparing for an upcoming meeting of the Syrian-Iraqi Joint Committee in Baghdad, marking the first high-ranking Syrian visit to the country in over 20 years

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Lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Wednesday, May 23, to extend unilateral economic sanctions against Iran and Libya for another five years, amid a growing sense in Washington the penalties wi

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UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) - A British-U.S. proposal to lift sanctions on Iraq's civilian goods would also seek to legitimize unregulated oil trade between Baghdad and its neighbors, diplomats said on

May 22, 2001

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Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro’s spokesmen have denied an Agence France Presse report that the premier will visit Baghdad.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said on Monday that Iraq would reject US-British proposals to liberalize sanctions against Iraq and demanded a complete

May 21, 2001

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Jordan’s King Abdullah arrived in Kuwait on Sunday for talks with the emir, Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah, on the development of bilateral relations between t

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When Iraqi singer Farida Mohammed Ali performs at the Chicago Cultural Center Monday, the final date on her US mini-tour, it will mark a musical event

May 20, 2001

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Iran and Iraq have reached an agreement to establish a power transmission line between the two countries.

May 18, 2001

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Members of the UN Security Council were divided Thursday over a British proposal to ease trade sanctions on Iraq but tighten controls on sales of weap

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's youngest son Qusay was elected a senior member of the ruling Baath Party during a conference held in Baghdad on Thurs

May 17, 2001

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Britain, backed by the United States, will propose next week at the United Nations their idea for "smart sanctions," calling for an end to the 11-year

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Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Al Thani received on Wednesday a letter from his Jordanian counterpart Abdel Ilah Khatib, and another from Iraqi

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A senior source in the Iraqi Ministry of Commerce and Industry revealed that an Iraqi product exhibition is planned to be held in Damascus in the beginning of June.

May 15, 2001

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Two Russian organizations have announced that they will be cooperating in launching communication satellites and developing the telecom system in Iraq.