Iraq

June 7, 2001

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Iraq and Oman on Wednesday signed an agreement to boost trade ties during a visit by Oman's trade minister to Baghdad, the first by an Omani official

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Iraq categorically denied Wednesday that it launched a border attack last month on Saudi Arabia, as Riyadh had alleged in a complaint to the United Na

June 6, 2001

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The prospect of boosting oil output to make up for the loss of exports from Iraq was postponed for a month on Tuesday when the Organization of the Pet

June 5, 2001

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Russian Emergencies Minister Sergey Shoyqu visits Iraq Tuesday for talks with President Saddam Hussein and other senior Iraqi officials on bilateral a

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Oman's Commerce and Industry Minister Maqbool bin Ali bin Sultan arrived in Baghdad on Monday for the first visit to Iraq by a member of the sultanate

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US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in Turkey Monday that US and British pilots guarding the no-fly zones in north and south Iraq were in danger

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Iraq on Monday rejected charges from Gulf Arab foreign ministers that Baghdad posed a threat to its neighbors, saying the opposite was the truth.

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OPEC oil ministers, making reassuring noises about stable prices, indicated they would maintain current production levels at a meeting Tuesday overcas

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Oman's commerce and industry minister flew into Baghdad on Monday, June 4, for the first visit to Iraq by a member of the sultanate's government since the 1991 Gulf War.  Maqbool Bin Ali Bin Sultan, w

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Iraqi official newspapers charged Tuesday, June 5, that Saudi and Kuwaiti offers to compensate for Baghdad's suspension of oil exports were aimed at supporting US and British plans to impose "smart" s

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb on Tuesday, June 5, urged Baghdad and the United Nations to engage in a dialogue aimed at implementing UN resolutions on Iraq and sparing its people hardships. 

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Oil prices were pushed upwards Monday, June 4, as Iraq announced a halt to exports on the eve of a major conference of oil producing countries. The Iraqis called a one-month halt to exports in protest

June 4, 2001

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Iraq halted oil exports under UN control at 0400 GMT on Monday to protest against US-British efforts to impose "smart sanctions" on Baghdad.

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US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld meets in Ankara Monday with Turkish leaders before flying to Incirlik Air Base to meet with US airmen and get the

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OPEC oil ministers gathered here Monday, June 4, to discuss production levels under a cloud of uncertainty with Iraq's deadline to halt UN-supervised oil exports was scheduled to take effect. Organiza