Iraq

December 10, 2000

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Beirut and Damascus agreed Friday to repair a pipeline as soon as possible to allow Lebanon to take advantage of Iraqi oil in the 'oil for food' programme, after an agreement with Baghdad which should

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The Iraqi leadership on Saturday hinted it would resume crude exports under the UN oil-for-food programme, while criticizing the Security Council\'s renewal of the four-year-old deal.

December 8, 2000

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The United Nations said Friday that its oil overseers had resolved a disagreement with Iraq which led Baghdad to cut off exports of 2.4 million barrel

December 7, 2000

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Three Iraqis were wounded Thursday in US and British air attacks on civilian targets in southern Iraq, an Iraqi a military spokesman has said.

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Kuwait\'s coast guard has seized five ships on suspicion of busting the UN embargo slapped on Iraq for its 1990 occupation of the emirate.

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Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Thursday that Iraq is set to hand secret service agents diplomatic posts in embassies abroad from the start of 2001

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Iraq said Thursday it had not yet formulated a response to the UN Security Council\'s renewal of the new six-month phase of the oil-for-food program i

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Iraq is leaning towards acceptance of six more months of the UN oil-for-food programme under which the sanctions-hit state exports crude, an official Iraqi source said Wednesday.\"Chances for it being

December 6, 2000

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Iraq is expected to accept the latest six-month extension of its oil-for-food deal with the United Nations.

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The Security Council agreed on Tuesday to extend the UN\'s ballooning Iraq oil-for-food program for six months and to streamline its vetting procedure

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Another sign of the disintegrating UN sanctions against Iraq was evident between November 19 and 23, with the opening of the First International Specialized Motor Show in Baghdad.

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Iraq has resumed pumping crude oil to a southern Turkish port but not for export, a spokeswoman for Turkey's state-run oil and gas company BOTAS said Tuesday.

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U.N. oil overseers proposed a compromise over Iraq’s December oil prices to Iraqi state oil marketer SOMO on December 5th in the hopes of ending Baghdad’s five-day oil export stoppage.

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The price of oil slumped to a four-month low on Tuesday amid growing confidence that Iraq could soon resume exports, leaving the market with copious supplies of crude.

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Iraq has sold more than $38.7 billion worth of crude oil, or more than 2.207 billion barrels, since the beginning of the "oil-for-food" program in December 1996, the United Nations said Tuesday.