Iraq

March 18, 2001

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A Turkish foreign trade delegation headed by Foreign Trade Undersecretary Kursad Tuzmen, described its visit to Baghdad as successful, pointing out th

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Yemen’s Foreign Minister Abdul Kader Ba Jammal arrived in Baghdad carrying a message from President Ali Abdullah Saleh to his Iraqi counterpart Saddam

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More than 20 Kurdish refugees from the ship that beached off southern France four weeks ago are believed to have come to Britain.

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Iraq has asked Jordan to stop charter flights to Baghdad because they are not contributing to breaking the decade-old UN sanctions regime, an Iraqi transport ministry official said Thursday, march 15.

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The UN commission overseeing compensation payments for victims of the Gulf War approved nearly $2.4 billion in new payments on Thursday, March 15.  Of the $2.375 billion approved, $2.178 billion will

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Russian oil firm Tatneft said on March 16th that it had secured U.N. approval for a contract signed in March 2000 to drill 33 oil wells in Iraq.

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Tunisian Trade Minister Tahar Siud flew into Baghdad Friday, March 16, for a visit of several days aimed at putting into effect a free-trade agreement signed recently between the two countries, the Ir

March 17, 2001

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Economic sanctions and a lack of IT skills have greatly hindered Internet access and technological development in Iraq.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein pardoned on Thursday 27 Iranians serving jail terms in Iraq for various crimes.

March 16, 2001

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Compensation awards against Iraq for damages resulting from its 1990 invasion of Kuwait reached $34.4 billion dollars after the latest assessment of c

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been invited to this year's Arab summit in Jordan, on March 27, for the first time since the 1991 Gulf War.

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A blast that rocked the Iraqi capital, Baghdad overnight killed two Iraqis and injured a number of others.

March 15, 2001

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Morocco’s truck-making firm DAF Industries has concluded a 60-million-dollar contract with Iraq for the delivery of 550 trucks by end 2001.

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Foreign Ministers of Kuwaiti and Iraq will visit Jordan next week separately for talks with Jordanian officials on bilateral and regional issues.

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Nawal will continue her tour for another two months before she leaves to the US to meet with Kathem al-Saher where they will perform in the largest American Concerts