Iraq

May 28, 2001

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An Iraqi who held UN employees hostage last year was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for attempted murder Monday.

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A tragic novel of loveless marriage, rape and death is causing a stir in Iraq and at the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which suspects that its

May 24, 2001

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Iraq sees little chance of success for a proposed new British-US plan for sanctions against Baghdad, even if the UN Security Council adopts it.

May 23, 2001

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Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul-Ilah Al Khatib will arrive in Ankara on Thursday for a one-day official visit for consultations with Turkish leaders

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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