Iraq

February 26, 2001

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On the eve of a meeting by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Saeed Sahhaf and UN chief Kofi Annan, Iraq reiterated its demand of a complete lift of the

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US Secretary of State Colin Powell flew into Kuwait on Sunday with tough words for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein as he joined celebrations to mark th

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Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan called Sunday, February 25, for the Arabs to put an end to the decade-old sanctions against Iraq, at the opening of an Arab inter-parliamentary meet

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Tunisia and Iraq have signed a free-trade accord during a visit to Tunis by Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan, Tunisian officials said on Friday.

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said Al-Sahhaf are to meet Monday, February 26, to discuss the lifting of crippling sanctions placed on the country in 1990 as well

February 25, 2001

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One person was wounded and several homes damaged in a Baghdad bomb blast that the Iraqi authorities blamed on US and Israeli agents.

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Iraq will not suspend oil exports and provoke a petrol price hike in response to the latest Anglo-American air raids, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon said in Paris Friday.

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Norway, which heads the UN's sanctions committee on Iraq, will ask the UN Security Council to lift some of the measures imposed on Baghdad after the Gulf War, Foreign Minister Thorbjoern Jagland said

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Iraq will not suspend oil exports and provoke a petrol price hike in response to the latest Anglo-American air raids, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon said in Paris Friday.

February 24, 2001

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Tunisia and Iraq have signed a free-trade accord during a visit to Tunis by Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassine Ramadan.

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George W. Bush warned Iraqi President Saddam Hussein Friday against reading their willingness to ho

February 23, 2001

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Baghdad expects the United States to step up its bombing campaign against Iraq, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar Hamdoon told reporters at a press confer

February 22, 2001

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Most of the bombs dropped by US warplanes on Iraqi radar stations during last week's airstrikes missed their mark, said a report.

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The former Egyptian actress Huda Ramzi is reported to be secretly negotiating with the renowned Iraqi singer, Kazem Al Saher

February 21, 2001

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The US administration plans to protest to Beijing about its assistance with Iraqi anti-aircraft systems and to urge the Asian country to abide by the