Iraq

December 20, 2000

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Iraq exported three million barrels of oil worth $60 million from the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr last week following resumption of sales under the United Nations "oil-for-food" program, the UN said Tue

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The Iraqi government has called for OPEC to cut output and blamed Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for the current slide in prices, the official news agency INA reported Tuesday.

December 19, 2000

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Iraq exported three million barrels of oil worth 60 million dollars from the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr last week following resumption of sales under t

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An Iraqi court is to rule on January 8 in the case of a gunman who carried out a deadly attack on offices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

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Prior to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, Iraq was producing over 3 million barrels per day (bbl/d) and exporting 2.8 million bbl/d.

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An Indian oil official said on December 18th that an oil-for-wheat deal signed with Iraq in November would have to be approved by the U.N. under Article 50 of the U.N. charter.

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A defiant Iraq shrugged off an early warning from US secretary of state-designate Colin Powell that Saddam Hussein\'s days were numbered, as president-elect George W. Bush reassembles his father\'s Gu

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The U.N. oil overseers opposed on December 18th an Iraqi request for an 80-cent-a-barrel cut in its crude prices for European markets during the latter part of December.

December 18, 2000

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President Saddam Hussein has opened his palaces to the Iraqi people to take the \"iftar\" meal which breaks the daily dawn-to-dusk fast during the Mus

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A Russian envoy held talks in Baghdad Monday with Iraq\'s Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz on efforts to lift the decade-old UN embargo on Baghdad.

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An Iraqi government newspaper on Monday branded the US secretary of state-designate, retired General Colin Powell, as a \"war criminal\" and said his

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Russia is working \"seriously\" for a lifting of the UN sanctions in force against Iraq since 1990, a Russian envoy said during talks in Baghdad Saturday.

December 17, 2000

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Turkey\'s parliament on Sunday extended the mandate of US and British planes to patrol a no-fly zone in northern Iraq, despite Iraqi calls on Ankara t

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An Iraqi military official on Sunday shrugged off a warning from US secretary of state-designate Colin Powell that President Saddam Hussein\'s rule wa

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An Iraqi opposition coalition said Sunday it would work with the new US administration of president-elect George W. Bush and his Gulf War team to over