June 5, 2001
Oman's Commerce and Industry Minister Maqbool bin Ali bin Sultan arrived in Baghdad on Monday for the first visit to Iraq by a member of the sultanate
US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in Turkey Monday that US and British pilots guarding the no-fly zones in north and south Iraq were in danger
Iraq on Monday rejected charges from Gulf Arab foreign ministers that Baghdad posed a threat to its neighbors, saying the opposite was the truth.
OPEC oil ministers, making reassuring noises about stable prices, indicated they would maintain current production levels at a meeting Tuesday overcas
Oman's commerce and industry minister flew into Baghdad on Monday, June 4, for the first visit to Iraq by a member of the sultanate's government since the 1991 Gulf War. Maqbool Bin Ali Bin Sultan, w
Iraqi official newspapers charged Tuesday, June 5, that Saudi and Kuwaiti offers to compensate for Baghdad's suspension of oil exports were aimed at supporting US and British plans to impose "smart" s
Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb on Tuesday, June 5, urged Baghdad and the United Nations to engage in a dialogue aimed at implementing UN resolutions on Iraq and sparing its people hardships.
Oil prices were pushed upwards Monday, June 4, as Iraq announced a halt to exports on the eve of a major conference of oil producing countries. The Iraqis called a one-month halt to exports in protest
June 4, 2001
Iraq halted oil exports under UN control at 0400 GMT on Monday to protest against US-British efforts to impose "smart sanctions" on Baghdad.
US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld meets in Ankara Monday with Turkish leaders before flying to Incirlik Air Base to meet with US airmen and get the
OPEC oil ministers gathered here Monday, June 4, to discuss production levels under a cloud of uncertainty with Iraq's deadline to halt UN-supervised oil exports was scheduled to take effect. Organiza
Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi said Saturday, June 2, his country was ready to compensate for any shortfall on the world market after Iraq announced a halt in oil exports from June 4. "Saudi Arabi
June 3, 2001
Iraq said Sunday it would only resume oil exports under a regular six-month renewal of the UN oil-for-food program, after rejecting a one-month extens
Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) urged the international community to strive for putting an end to Israel’s atrocities against
The United States on Saturday demanded Iraq live up to its UN commitments and said it would act to prevent shortfalls after Baghdad announced a halt i