Iraq

January 25, 2001

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The United Nations and Iraq are preparing a new aid distribution plan for the latest phase of the oil-for-food program, the UN aid coordinator Tun Myat said Wednesday.

January 24, 2001

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By Nigel Thorpe  Chief of the English Copy Desk Albawaba.com – Amman  Baghdad’s Arabic language newspaper, Alif Ba’s, r

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A UN technical team will visit Baghdad in mid-February for talks on how to manage 600 million euros ($564 million) allocated for the rehabilitation of Iraq's oil industry, Oil Minister Amer Rashid was

January 23, 2001

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Iraqi crude exports were restarted from the Turkish port of Ceyhan on January 21st, representing the first loadings from the terminal in 2001.

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Iraq is to maintain a surcharge on oil exports despite a plunge in crude sales, storing up trouble for OPEC as a "wild card", the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) reported Monday.

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MEES learns from authoritative sources that the Iraqi political authorities, having decided last November to impose a surcharge on oil exports to be paid outside the UN escrow account, have now decide

January 22, 2001

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Iraq has rebuilt a number of factories the United States has long suspected of producing chemical and biological weapons, a report by The New York Tim

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Iraq and Syria are to sign a trade accord by the end of January, similar to the deal, which Baghdad inked last week with Cairo, Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz announced Sunday.

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As George W. Bush was sworn in on Saturday, as the 43rd president of the US, many in Iraq derived a sense of satisfaction at the irony of the event. For while former President George Herbert Bush watc

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Iraq praised OPEC Sunday for resisting US "pressures" in its recent decision to cut the cartel's production by 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd).

January 21, 2001

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Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz announced Sunday that Iraq and Syria are to sign a trade accord by the end of January, similar to the deal which Bagh

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Turkish state pipeline company Botas said on January 18th that Iraqi oil exports from the Turkish port of Ceyhan would likely resume on January 21st.

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid called Friday for OPEC to cut oil production by another one million barrels per day (bpd), saying the agreement on a 1.5 million bpd cut in Vienna Wednesday did not go f

January 19, 2001

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Iraq on Friday welcomed the decision by Turkey to name an ambassador to Baghdad for the first time since the Gulf War.

January 18, 2001

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan held talks in Cairo Wednesday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The two sides were to sign a deal for a