Iraq

April 8, 2001

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Syria's ruling Baath party on Saturday said there was a need for "a concentrated action" to lift the sanctions slapped on Iraq.

April 7, 2001

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf said Saturday Baghdad would cooperate with Jordan's King Abdullah II in his bid to heal the deep breach

April 6, 2001

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Iraqi Kurdish officials say seven civilians have been killed in a landmine explosion in northern Iraq.

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Iraq has refused to give visas to nearly three hundred United Nations staff recruited to work on humanitarian projects in the north of the country.

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Senior ministers from the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have held talks on the situation in Iraq in the Saudi border town of Hafer al-Bate

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Kuwait has agreed to allow family members of Iraqi prisoners to visit them at Kuwait central prison.

April 5, 2001

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The United Nations took moves Tuesday to halt what it alleges to be “unauthorized Iraqi oil exports.” It said it will issue forms to tanker personnel

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The United States and Jordan on Wednesday agreed to hold expert-level talks on US proposals to modify UN sanctions on Iraq.

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In a report released by the Mexican Energy ministry suggested that a range of factors - including an increase in Iraqi oil exports - likely would minimize the cuts' effect on prices, according to Mexi

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A fleet of 28 double-decker buses built in China has gone into service on the streets of the Iraqi capital, the public transport chief announced Monday, April 2.  Thabet Mahmoud Gharib, quoted in news

April 4, 2001

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Iraq's Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan will hold talks during his visit to Moscow on April 18 on Russian proposals for a lifting of the decade-old

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdul Aziz said Tuesday that the "Iraqi regime was still a threat to the entire Gulf region."

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Iraq is looking to establish a free-trade zone with Morocco similar to the ones Baghdad has set up with Egypt, Syria and Tunisia, newspapers reported Tuesday, April 3.  Iraq's Trade Minister Mohammad

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Iraq's Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan on Tuesday, April 3, opened a weeklong Egyptian trade fair showboating 182 companies mainly from industrial, food and automobile sectors.  The fair, the third

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UN oil monitors in Iraq are issuing notification forms to the captains of vessels loading Iraqi oil to prevent diversion of their cargo, UN officials said Tuesday.