January 25, 2001
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
By Nigel Thorpe Chief of the English Copy Desk Albawaba.com – Amman Baghdad’s Arabic language newspaper, Alif Ba’s, r
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
Iraqi crude exports were restarted from the Turkish port of Ceyhan on January 21st, representing the first loadings from the terminal in 2001.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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