Iraq

December 18, 2000

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A Russian envoy held talks in Baghdad Monday with Iraq\'s Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz on efforts to lift the decade-old UN embargo on Baghdad.

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An Iraqi government newspaper on Monday branded the US secretary of state-designate, retired General Colin Powell, as a \"war criminal\" and said his

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Russia is working \"seriously\" for a lifting of the UN sanctions in force against Iraq since 1990, a Russian envoy said during talks in Baghdad Saturday.

December 17, 2000

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Turkey\'s parliament on Sunday extended the mandate of US and British planes to patrol a no-fly zone in northern Iraq, despite Iraqi calls on Ankara t

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An Iraqi military official on Sunday shrugged off a warning from US secretary of state-designate Colin Powell that President Saddam Hussein\'s rule wa

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An Iraqi opposition coalition said Sunday it would work with the new US administration of president-elect George W. Bush and his Gulf War team to over

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Saybolt International, the firm monitoring Iraqi exports for the United Nations, reported on Friday that Iraq continues to load crude tankers at the Persian port of Mina al-Bakr.

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Iraq on Friday rejected UN claims that the world oil market had lost faith in it as a reliable crude supplier after Baghdad halted exports for more than a week in a price row with the United Nations.

December 15, 2000

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Iraq on Friday rejected UN claims that the world oil market had lost faith in it as a reliable crude supplier after Baghdad halted exports for more th

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An Iberian airlines plane chartered by a group protesting against the UN embargo on Iraq will make the first flight from Madrid to Baghdad in a decade

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Iraq said Friday US president-elect George W. Bush would try to dupe the Arab world over the Middle East peace process and that the only way forward f

December 14, 2000

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Iraq is keen to acquire Malaysian national car Proton under the next phase of its oil-for-food program.

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A Royal Jordanian airline flight left Amman Thursday for Baghdad, carrying 150 doctors, pharmacists and engineers on the fourth humanitarian flight to

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Uday Saddam Hussein, the powerful eldest son of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, has been unanimously reelected head of the Iraqi Olympic Committee.

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The price of oil opened below 26 dollars a barrel in London on Thursday for the first time for seven months after Iraq began shipping oil after a brea