Iraq

March 29, 2001

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The Iraqi ministry of oil secretary Taha Hammoud has announced that the ministry will send an Iraqi consultation delegation to Jordan to discuss the e

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The United States insisted Wednesday, march 28, it had "broad support" for its plans to modify, but not eliminate, UN sanctions on Iraq despite the Arab League's demand for an end to the embargo on Ba

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem said in Washington Wednesday, March 28, that his country broadly favored US proposals for revamped sanctions against Iraq, which include measures to clamp down on s

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Many of the Arab leaders who headed to Amman, Jordan, this past week for the two-day Arab League summit, went there hopeful that, after a decade-old rift, a formula would be found to bridge the bitter

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Many of the Arab heads of states who headed to Amman, Jordan, this past week for their two-day summit, went there hopeful that, after more than 10 years, a formula would be found according which the b

March 28, 2001

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Sahhaf said that the Kuwait delegation was the party which refused a formula amended by eight Arab leaders to find con

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Six Arab leaders, in addition to Saudi Defense Minister Sultan bin Abdel Aziz and Iraq’s number two,Izzat Ibrahim, were meeting to hammer out a last-m

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Iraq's oil exports remained firm for the second consecutive week, reaching 16 million barrels in the week ending March 23, the office of the UN oil-for-food programme said Tuesday.

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened

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Arch-foes Iraq and Kuwait gave a rare show of unity Tuesday, March 27, when they threw their full support behind the Palestinian uprising against Israel at an Arab summit in Jordan, but remained bitte

March 27, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein called Tuesday on Arab states to use force to liberate Palestine from the Israeli occupation, pledging that his country

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According to a report by the official Egyptian Middle East News Agency (MENA) on Tuesday, Iraq has agreed to a reconciliatory formula to end its dispu

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Jordan’s Information Minister Talib Rifai stressed Tuesday that more work is needed to reach a consensus on the Iraqi-Kuwait conflict, adding that the

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad seems to be on good terms with the new US administration, according to a report by Guardian in its internet edition.

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The United States moved Monday, March 26, to enlist the support of France in its efforts to modify UN sanctions on Iraq without loosening restrictions aimed at curbing Baghdad's weapons programs.  Sec