November 29, 2000
Oil prices marked time on Wednesday as the market digested signs that US reserves might at last be starting to increase, but fretted about the prospec
Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov pledged to boost ties with Iraq Wednesday as he began talks with visiting Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz.
Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) signed an agreement with Oil Exploration Co. of Iraq on November 28th to explore Block 8 in the western Iraqi desert.
Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rasheed on November 28th said that Baghdad would defend its December crude contract prices, but would not halt exports.
The latest phase of the UN oil-for-food program in Iraq, which expires on December 5, has been extended by 10 days, an Iraqi newspaper reported Tuesday.
November 28, 2000
National airline Royal Jordanian plans its first commercial flight to Iraq in more than 10 years on Thursday.
Several countries, including western states, are sending diplomats back to Baghdad, as sanctions-hit Iraq breaks out of its decade-old economic and po
China Tuesday expressed its support for the removal of UN sanctions against Iraq and an end to the enforcement of a no-fly zone over the Arab nation b
Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) is set to sign an agreement to explore Block 8 in the western desert of Iraq with Oil Exploration Co. of Iraq on November 28th, according to company officials
Iraq is expected to suspend oil exports in coming days due to a revenue dispute with the United Nations, depriving world markets of 2.3 million barrels a day, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) sa
Duma Deputy Alexander Shokhin has cautioned the Kremlin to consider the economic consequences for Russia before pushing for a lifting of the economic sanctions against Iraq.
November 27, 2000
A Jordanian plane landed in Baghdad Monday with three Palestinians who were wounded in clashes with Israeli troops and who will receive care in an Ira
Oil prices jumped towards 33.50 dollars a barrel on Monday as traders worried about cold weather, a Nigerian strike and, most of all, an Iraqi threat
Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan Monday condemned the American and British-patrolled no-fly zone over Iraq and expressed sympathy with Iraq after
Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan left Baghdad for India Sunday aboard an Iraqi Airways plane, defying the UN air embargo in force since 1990.