December 29, 2000
Baghdad is ready to resume dialogue with the United Nations on condition that the crippling decade-old embargo imposed on it is lifted immediately.
December 28, 2000
Iraq\'s oil exports through the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr have been disrupted by the lack of a pricing formula for the second half of December, diplomatic and industry sources said Thursday.
Since were first were introduced in the wake of the 1991 Gulf War, Iraq has always sought to rid itself of the burden of UN-imposed economic sanction, which today prevent the export of crude oil, unle
The first tanker to load Iraqi crude in December at the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan was expected to begin lifting late on December 27th.
December 27, 2000
Iraqis marked the start of the Muslim holidays of Eid Wednesday under the cloud of both the embargo and the Palestinian Intifada that has cost more th
Despite the fact that UN economic sanctions remain in force, several foreign airlines have made official requests to the Iraqi aviation authorities to resume regularly scheduled flights to Baghdad.
Iraq halted oil exports at the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr early on December 20th, according to a UN source. Traders were unsure whether Baghdad had ordered the stoppage, but reported that were no appar
December 26, 2000
During the 1991 Gulf War, many Arabs could not believe that Israel would stand helpless in the face of the series of Iraqi Scud missile attacks on its
Iraq urged the United Nations on Tuesday to list US and British violations of a UN-monitored demilitarized zone on the border with Kuwait that was set
President Saddam Hussein has sent 870 copies of the Koran, the Muslim holy book, to the Kurds who control northern Iraq in defiance of Baghdad.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has received a message of greetings from his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Khatami, on the eve of the Muslim holidays o
Iraq and India have agreed to trade oil in exchange for wheat under a long-term accord signed last month in New Delhi.
China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago, Iraqi Commerce Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Mon
December 25, 2000
China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago.
Syrian Irrigation Minister Taha al-Atrash is expected in Iraq soon to seal an accord on sharing the waters of the Euphrates river.