Iraq

September 25, 2000

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Spiralling oil prices are the result of US manoeuvring ahead of presidential elections, newspapers in Baghdad said Sunday, stressing that Iraqi oil will remain outside the realm of Washington's influe

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Iraq, strengthened by crude production levels unseen since the Gulf War at a time of global supply shortages, is taking its fight for high prices and against US influence to the OPEC summit.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and Libya's leader Moamer Kadhafi, two big names who will not attend the upcoming OPEC summit in Caracas, are both price hawks opposed to western pressure on the oil car

September 24, 2000

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With the opening of the Babel Festival comes an array of talent from all over the world.

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The International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions (ICATU) says it hoped to organize a flight into Iraq, following Russian and French missions that

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Passengers from the first French civil flight to land in Baghdad since sanctions were imposed on Iraq will leave the country in the coming days by roa

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has taken delivery of a copy of the Quran he ordered written in his own blood to thank God for escaping unharmed from h

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Gulf newspapers urge Arab countries to resume air links with Iraq, following the arrival in Baghdad of two delegations from France and Russia by plane

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An Indian trade delegation meets with Iraqi officials to discuss ways to reinforce bilateral commercial ties.

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An Indian trade delegation, on an official visit to Baghdad, met Saturday with Iraqi officials to discuss ways to reinforce bilateral commercial ties, Iraq's INA news agency reported.

September 23, 2000

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An Indian trade delegation, led by the state minister for foreign affairs, arrived in Baghdad Friday for a three-day official visit.

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Elite Iraqi troops are preparing to attack Kurdish areas outside Baghdad's control in the north of the country, the Iraqi Communist Party says, adding

September 22, 2000

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Iraq on Friday welcomed a first Paris-Baghdad flight since a UN embargo was imposed in 1990 as another step on the long road to lifting sanctions, urg

September 21, 2000

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By Mahmoud Al-Abed  It will not be in Iraq’s best interests to cut oil production, and it is unlikely that the Iraqis will carry out such a plan, desp

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The US nightmare scenario of Iraq slashing crude production and panicking world markets is unlikely to happen, experts say, underlining that oil incom