December 10, 2000
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
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
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
Three Iraqis were wounded Thursday in US and British air attacks on civilian targets in southern Iraq, an Iraqi a military spokesman has said.
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.
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
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
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
Iraq is expected to accept the latest six-month extension of its oil-for-food deal with the United Nations.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.