Iraq

October 13, 2000

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Kamal Kharazi arrived Friday in Baghdad by plane, the first visit to the Iraqi capital by an Iranian foreign minister in 10 years.

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Russian carrier Vnukovo Airlines plans to begin regular passenger flights to Baghdad "by the end of this year," a company spokesman told AFP Thursday.The airline will also send three humanitarian flig

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Deserted terminals, empty duty-free shops and an air traffic control tower that controls nothing have been the order of the day for most of the past decade at Iraq\'s international airport. But the ar

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Iraq's ambassador to Jordan, Sabah Yassin, praised Jordan's call for a halt in Lloyd's inspections of Iraqi imports through the Jordanian port of Aqaba.

October 12, 2000

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Iraq could suspend oil exports if the United Nations fails to convert to euros billions of Iraqi dollars blocked in special account, the central bank'

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World oil prices skyrocketed Thursday to 10-year highs above 35 dollars a barrel amid acute market nervousness over a dramatic escalation of the Middle East crisis.

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Iraq could suspend oil exports if the United Nations fails to convert to euros the billions of Iraqi dollars held in a special account, the central bank's deputy governor told a weekly published on Th

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Turkey is seeking to increase the oil flow from a pipeline from Iraq to full capacity and has sent a technical delegation to its embargo-hit southern neighbour to look into the possibilty, the head of

October 11, 2000

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Turkey is seeking to increase the oil flow from a pipeline from Iraq to full capacity, and has sent a technical delegation to its embargo-hit southern

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Two planes carrying humanitarian aid, one Turkish and the other Syrian, landed in Baghdad on Wednesday in the latest solidarity flights against decade

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Iraq is in negotiation with the German carmaker Mercedes-Benz to set up an assembly plant in the sanctions-hit state. Though any such contract with a foreign company would have to await the lifting of

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Iraq is to maintain its candidate for the post of OPEC secretary general, in a three-way contest with Saudi Arabia and Iran, Oil Minister Amer Rashid said on 2 October.

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The UN on Tuesday asked firms exporting to Iraq under its oil-for-food programme to provide technical information required to clear a 1.1-billion-dollar backlog in contract applications.

October 10, 2000

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Iraq is ready to send four medical teams into the Palestinian territories to treat people wounded by Israeli bullets, a Palestinian diplomat said Tues

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Iraq's Oil Minister Amer Mohammad al-Rashid said Tuesday that Baghdad would shortly give Beirut oil worth 10 million dollars as a gift promised after