Iraq

December 21, 2000

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Iraqi crude customers indicated on December 20th that Baghdad has again demanded a surcharge to be paid into an account outside U.N. control, just one day after the U.N. sent notification to buyers or

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Iraqi’s military industries appear to be diversifying their activity by appealing to the private sector.

December 20, 2000

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A Belarussian official flows into Baghdad and pledges to start regular flights between his country and Iraq despite the longstanding international air

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A group of 24 Iranians and Iraqis who had been trying to slip into Australia by boat has been found stranded on the small Indonesian island of Jemur,

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The Iraqi government said Tuesday that Turkey\'s extension of Operation Northern Watch, which patrols the no-fly zone in northern Iraq, threatened bil

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U.N. oil overseers notified Iraqi crude customers by telex on December 19th not to pay a surcharge into a separate account outside U.N. control as Baghdad had demanded.

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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