Iraq

April 25, 2001

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The Jordanian government has called on the Iraqi authorities to open an inquiry into the armed robbery of the kingdom's ambassador to Baghdad, Hamoud

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The British police said Wednesday that they are investigating allegations of war crimes against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

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The US State Department has urged American oil companies to shun Iraqi crude imports that are "tainted" by illegal surcharges paid to Baghdad by middlemen, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said

April 24, 2001

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The Iraqi Trade Ministry decided Monday to add four more days to the Baghdad International Exhibition in November, meaning that the event will now run

April 23, 2001

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The US Fifth Fleet denied Friday that an Iraqi sanctions-busting tanker had been fired upon, causing it to spill oil in the Gulf waters by the United Arab Emirates near the site of a major oil slick l

April 22, 2001

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Russian space company Alfa Eco plans to join forces with the Intersputnik international space communication firm to launch Iraqi communication satellites, the Interfax news agency reported, quoting

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Following France and Russia, Egypt is Iraq’s the third largest trading partner, reported the Iraqi minister of trade, Mohammad Mahdi Salah, speaking at a trade exhibition of Egyptian products in Baghd

April 20, 2001

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The death toll from the wave of Iranian missile strikes on Iraqi territory has risen to six, with more than 36 others wounded.

April 19, 2001

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Iraq has announced it has shot down an Iranian surveillance plane near Mendali, 400 kilometers (250 miles) northeast of Baghdad.

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef Ben Adel Aziz met in Tehran Tuesday night with exiled-Iraqi Shiite opposition leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim,

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein made a cabinet reshuffle Wednesday only days after his son, Uday, criticized the government’s performance at the Arab s

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Iraq on Wednesday, April 18, renewed accusations that Kuwait was stealing oil from fields on their border, a charge Baghdad used to justify its 1990 invasion of the emirate. "The leaders of Kuwait con

April 18, 2001

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Saudi Interior Minister Nayef Ben Adel Aziz met here Tuesday night with exiled-Iraqi Shiite opposition leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Iraqi vice-president Taha Yassin Ramadan on Wednesday, backing an end to sanctions and touching on oil proje

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The volume of Iraqi oil exports under the UN's oil-for-food program contined to rise last week, totalling 17.4 million barrels, the United Nations said Tuesday, April 17. There were 12 loadings, seven