Iraq

April 9, 2001

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Iraqi assets frozen by Arab countries since Baghdad's 1990 invasion of Kuwait now amount for more than $1.8 billion, Finance Minister Hekmat Al-Azzawi said Friday, April 6.  The top holder of Iraqi as

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has ordered that a freeze on foreign currency funds belonging to Arab organizations based in Baghdad be lifted, a newspaper reported Sunday, April 8.   Al-Nassiriyah , q

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Iraq is holding talks with the United Nations to transfer some of its UN-controlled oil revenues, currently deposited in French bank BNP-Paribas, to five other European banks, a newspaper reported Sun

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Iraq has secured an independent source of oil revenue outside UN control and its exports have returned to normal after three months of turmoil, the Middle East Economic Survey, MEES reported Monday, A

April 8, 2001

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Iraq’s central bank is negotiating with the United Nations to transfer some of oil revenues, currently deposited in French bank BNP-Paribas, to five o

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Morocco and Iraq, which convened last week in Baghdad the 9th session of their joint commission, have signed $150 million-worth of exports contracts.

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North Korea has sold more than 500 missiles over the last 15 years to such Middle East clients as Egypt, Iran, Iraq and Libya.

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Syria's ruling Baath party on Saturday said there was a need for "a concentrated action" to lift the sanctions slapped on Iraq.

April 7, 2001

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf said Saturday Baghdad would cooperate with Jordan's King Abdullah II in his bid to heal the deep breach

April 6, 2001

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Iraqi Kurdish officials say seven civilians have been killed in a landmine explosion in northern Iraq.

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Iraq has refused to give visas to nearly three hundred United Nations staff recruited to work on humanitarian projects in the north of the country.

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Senior ministers from the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have held talks on the situation in Iraq in the Saudi border town of Hafer al-Bate

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Kuwait has agreed to allow family members of Iraqi prisoners to visit them at Kuwait central prison.

April 5, 2001

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The United Nations took moves Tuesday to halt what it alleges to be “unauthorized Iraqi oil exports.” It said it will issue forms to tanker personnel

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The United States and Jordan on Wednesday agreed to hold expert-level talks on US proposals to modify UN sanctions on Iraq.