Iraq

July 29, 2001

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Iraq has said that its forces tried to shoot down a US F-15 fighter last week,“not a U-2 spy plane as claimed by the Americans.”

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Iraqi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Nabil Najem arrived in Cairo late Saturday on a three day visit.

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Iraq will boost its trade and oil contracts with Russia in return for Moscow’s support in the UN Security Council, Iraq’s deputy oil minister said Fri

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Iraq has resumed barley exports, the commerce ministry said Thursday, July 26, despite sanctions imposed on the country for invading Kuwait in 1990.  "We have resumed barley exports after having satis

July 28, 2001

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Hyundai Motor has announced it has finished preparations to ship 400 buses worth US$17 million ordered by the Iraqi Education Ministry.

July 27, 2001

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The United States is planning a military response to Tuesday's attempted shootdown of a U-2 spy plane over Iraq's southern no-fly zone, Pentagon sourc

July 26, 2001

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Three young members of a family were killed in the city of Sousangerd in southern Iran after an explosive device left over from the 1980-1988 war with

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Iraq's minister for military industrialization has been promoted to the rank of deputy prime minister under a decree issued by President Saddam Hussei

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The Pentagon reported last week that Iraq fired a surface-to-air missile into Kuwaiti airspace in an attempt to down a US Navy E-2C "Hawkeye" surveill

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has given his explicit support of the anti-globalization movement, following activists’ disruption of the G-8 leaders’ summit in Genoa last week.

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The OPEC oil cartel's member states should be careful not to infringe on Iraq's interests in their operations, Iraq's ambassador to Russia warned.  OPEC's policies should protect both oil producers an

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amr Rashid said Wednesday, July 25, Baghdad and Ankara planned to open a second border gate in one a year in a bid to revive bilateral trade. "Our aim is to open the new gate in one

July 25, 2001

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Iraq will continue to fight against the adoption of so-called "smart" sanctions, and will work to boost trade with its neighbor Turkey, Iraqi Oil Mini

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A decision was recently taken by the United Nations to pay an additional $361.8 to countries who incurred losses a result of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

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Despite Iraq’s reiteration that it is willing to increase trade volume with Jordan to nearly two billion dollars annually, recent exchanges between the two countries remain sluggish.