Iraq

May 18, 2001

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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.

May 14, 2001

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Iraqi superstar Kazem Saher has bucked the depression caused by losing the only copy of his new album, and fans will be glad to know that he has completed a new disc

May 13, 2001

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Following a request by the government of Iraq, the Jordanian ministry of industry and commerce began inspecting local firms that export to Iraq.

May 10, 2001

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The Palestinian Authority expects Iraq to make good on its promise to grant nearly one billion euros to the Palestinians to continue their war against

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Jordan is expected to resume regular commercial flights to Iraq within one month, after concluding the “necessary arrangements.”

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Britain said on Thursday it had no plans to alter warplane patrols over Iraqi no-fly zones despite recommendations by US military commanders to reduce

May 9, 2001

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Tylos Ferry, a shipping company based in Bahrain, will launch a passenger service in June between the Indian ports of Mumbai and Cochin, and several Gulf ports, targeting the expatriate Indian communi

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NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Iraqi oil exports were steady at 2.06 million barrels per day (bpd) in the week to May 4, the United Nations said Tuesday, May 8.  This brings the four-week average for Iraqi cru

May 8, 2001

03:00 GMT

Turkish police have arrested 65 people for attempting to enter Turkey via Greece.

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Iran's customs officials in the northwestern Mahabad city have destroyed some 14 tons of contraband Iraqi dry milk.

May 7, 2001

03:00 GMT

The Iraqi singer Kathem Al Saher has left for Paris to put his final touches on the new Iraqi national anthem, a project he has been working on in complete privacy