Iraq

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

May 6, 2001

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The Saudi millionaire, Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, recently announced in Riyadh that he had rejected an invitation to meet the son of the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, Oudai, to discuss investment p

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President Saddam Hussein called for domestic manufacture of key oil-production equipment to improve crude output by the dilapidated industry, the state news agency INA said on Saturday, May 5.

May 5, 2001

03:00 GMT

Syrian Prime Minister Mustafa Miro will pay an official visit to Baghdad in the near future, reported the London- based daily Al Hayat.

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Iraq warned neighbors on Saturday, May 5, not to cooperate with US-sponsored "smart sanctions" — a tighter arms embargo coupled with relaxed controls on civilian good imports — or they would lose trad