August 3, 2000
(Jordan Times) — Iraq is preparing to switch its trade back to Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba, a top Iraqi industrial official said, quoted in Tuesday's Jordanian newspapers.
August 2, 2000
The Internet has finally opened new horizons to at least some of the isolated people of Iraq who have lived for the past decade under sanctions and go
Iraq’s first Internet cafe was opened in Baghdad last week by the Iraqi government, in an attempt to provide its people with a glimpse to the outside world.
(AFP, Amman) - Iraq is preparing to switch its trade back to Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba, in contrast to the last four years, when Baghdad has opted for ports in the Gulf, Iran and even its arch-ri
(AFP, Baghdad) - Iraq accused the United States and Britain on Tuesday of blocking contracts for the repair of a disused Gulf oil terminal whose start-up would boost export capacity to more than three
August 1, 2000
Hundreds of Iranian pilgrims, blocked from entering Iraq to visit Shiite shrines, stage a protest rally close to the border.
Iraq is taking necessary steps to pass its exports and imports through Aqaba port in the next few weeks.
Iraqi cabinet approves a plan aimed at repairing the airport in the southern port city of Basra.
An Oil-for-Food trade program has helped Iraq, but many of the country's children are still going hungry, and suffer of diseases Iraq never knew befor
Head of the UN humanitarian program for Iraq arrives in Baghdad for a two-week working visit.
July 31, 2000
One full decade after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's army invaded Kuwait, the lessons of the 100-hour war and future policies in the region are stil
(AFP, BAGHDAD) - Iraq has the world's largest oil reserves, Petroleum Minister Amer Rashid claimed in an intervew published Sunday. He did not give figures or mention Saudi Arabia which is generally
(AFP , BAGHDAD) – Iraq has the world’s largest oil reserves, Petroleum Minister Amer Rashid claimed in an interview published yesterday.
July 30, 2000
A grenade attack left two people dead and several wounded at a rally attended by a senior official of Iraq's ruling Baath party, the official news age
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is sending specially trained female agents to London to infiltrate opposition circles and kill or maim dissidents, acco