Iraq

June 21, 2001

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The Security Council on Wednesday, June 20, gave its unanimous backing to the UN coordinator on people and property missing since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Yuli Vorontsov, who has been rejected by

June 20, 2001

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Iraq said Wednesday that 23 Iraqi civilians were killed in an air raid by US-British warplanes guarding the so-called no-fly zone. US Secretary of Sta

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The Security Council's Iraq sanctions committee has approved new contracts to supply human vaccines to the Arab state under the UN-sponsored "oil-for-

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Amman has notified the UN Security Council of its rejection of the British-US proposal for "smart" sanctions on Iraq, Jordan's Information Minister Saleh Kallab said Tuesday, June 19.  "Jordan has inf

June 19, 2001

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Monday to explain Iraq's position on the "smart" sanctions pr

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Oil prices slid below $28 on Monday, June 18, compounding heavy falls in the previous session, amid prospects of a resolution to a UN-Iraq stand-off that has deprived world markets of Iraqi crude. A b

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Iraqi Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim met Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Monday, June 18, to explain Iraq's position on "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and t

June 18, 2001

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Five Arab countries are listed among the top debtors of the Czech Republic, whose government is attempting to recover monies owed ever since the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

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An official Iraqi newspaper urged neighboring states on Sunday, June 17, to stand firm against British and US efforts to impose "smart" sanctions on Baghdad, warning that their interests were also at

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Iraq is to open a free trade zone near the Syrian border under the terms of an accord with Damascus launched in April, the Iraqi customs chief said Sunday, June 17.  Hamid Shaker Mahmoud, quoted in Al

June 17, 2001

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Contracts worth $3.8 million to export Omani products to Iraq have been secured by Omani private businesses after bilatral trade relations improved.

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mahdi Saleh charged Saturday that the “smart sanctions” proposed by Britain and the United States aimed to hamper commer

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The volume of trade between Egypt and Iraq is set to surpass $2.5 billion before year-end, Egypt's charge d'affaires in Baghdad said Friday, June 15.  "Egyptian-Iraqi relations are constantly improvin

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Iraq's Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh charged Saturday, June 16, that the "smart" sanctions proposed by Britain and the United States aim to hamper commerce between Baghdad and other Arab capital

June 15, 2001

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Egypt's charge d’affairs in Baghdad has said that the trade volume between the two Arab countries is expected to reach $2.5 billion by the end of the