Iraq

December 14, 2000

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Iraq appeared to have ended a 12-day export stoppage on December 13th as Moscow blocked an effort by the UN sanctions committee to publicly reprimand Baghdad for its demand that customers pay a 40-cen

December 13, 2000

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Oil prices slipped further early on Wednesday in very thin trading as the market digested rumors that Iraq had begun loading oil for export, after a 1

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Three would-be assassins are still at large in a \"neighboring country\" four years after an attack on President Saddam Hussein\'s eldest son.

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Iraqi oil exports under UN supervision were suspended for a 12th day on Tuesday over Baghdad\'s efforts to make clients pay a surcharge outside the control of the United Nations, industry sources said

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Iraq on Monday applied the brakes again on the resumption of oil sales under the United Nations oil-for-food programme by insisting on an illegal surcharge.

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A day after Iraq accepted a new UN agreement for limited exports of its crude oil, the flow via a key Turkish terminal had still not resumed, a spokeswoman for Botas, Turkey's state oil company, said

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Iraqi oil exports under UN supervision were suspended for a 12th day on Tuesday over Baghdad\'s efforts to make clients pay a surcharge outside the control of the United Nations, industry sources said

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Jordan will allow Egypt to use its airspace for a weekly flight to Iraq. However, final approval will rest with the UN sanctions committee.

December 12, 2000

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A day after Iraq accepted a new UN agreement for limited exports of its crude oil, the flow via a key Turkish terminal had still not resumed.

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Jordan will allow Egypt to use its airspace for a weekly flight to Iraq.

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Iraq is trying to hurry the United Nations on its proposal to allocate one billion euros (880 million dollars) to the Palestinians from UN-controlled

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein\'s troops have carried out an incursion into a sector of northern Iraq controlled by the Kurds, opposition groups charg

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The love story in the song performed by the megastar singer Kathem El Saher in ‘Ana Wa Layla,’ will become a story for all to see on the small screen.

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Iraq is expected to hold onto a premium for its oil sales when it resumes crude exports, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) said Monday, adding that tankers were ready for liftings suspended since

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Iraq has accepted the renewal of the UN oil-for-food accord for another six months, clearing the way for a resumption of crude exports suspended since December 1, the official news agency INA announce