September 12, 2000
A newspaper has charged that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is increasing his support for the Iranian opposition People's Mujahedeen in a bid to destabil
French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine and Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tarek Aziz have met in New York, but were unable to move beyond outlining their
Iraq's oil output hit a post-Gulf War record of more than three million barrels per day (bpd) in August, up 630,000 bpd from the previous month, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) reported Monday.
Iraq, where OPEC was founded on September 14, 1960, is today using its weight within the cartel to make its voice heard on the world stage and reduce the isolation of a decade-long embargo. Under emba
September 10, 2000
The head of Jordan's chamber of commerce said here Saturday that Jordanian businesses wanted to bolster trade with Iraq.Despite the UN embargo on Iraq, Jordan and Iraq have an oil and trade agreement
At a time when limited world supplies have sent oil prices rocketing to 10 year highs, the enormous production potential of Iraq is crippled by decade-old UN sanctions.
Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rachid called Saturday for no more than a 500,000 barrel a day increase in oil production, blaming soaring prices on market speculation and "political manipulation."
September 7, 2000
An official Iraqi newspaper has accused the chief of the Arab League of siding against Baghdad.
Baghdad says it was considering leasing airplanes with a mind to resuming flights 10 years after they were stopped because of sanctions imposed on Ira
Iraq's Oil Minister Amer Rashid says Thursday he was opposed to any hike in oil production.
Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid plans to go ahead with a visit to Iraq to meet with President Saddam Hussein in mid-November this year.
The first Iraqi fair, displaying industrial and agricultural products by Iraqi companies, will be held in Lebanon between September 15th-28th.
Iraq has sold more than $33 billion worth of crude oil, or more than two billion barrels, since the beginning of the "oil-for-food" program in 1996.
September 6, 2000
Iraq's President Saddam Hussein has examined scale models of a monument commissioned to commemorate the "Mother of all Battles", Baghdad's term for th
An official Iraqi newspaper voiced hopes Tuesday that OPEC, which is approaching its 40th anniversary, will transform itself into an influential economic bloc to face up to US dominance.