Iraq

March 28, 2001

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Six Arab leaders, in addition to Saudi Defense Minister Sultan bin Abdel Aziz and Iraq’s number two,Izzat Ibrahim, were meeting to hammer out a last-m

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Iraq's oil exports remained firm for the second consecutive week, reaching 16 million barrels in the week ending March 23, the office of the UN oil-for-food programme said Tuesday.

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Medhi Saleh said on March 27th that Baghdad had started technical studies for building a new oil pipeline to Syria to replace one that industry sources said was reopened

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Arch-foes Iraq and Kuwait gave a rare show of unity Tuesday, March 27, when they threw their full support behind the Palestinian uprising against Israel at an Arab summit in Jordan, but remained bitte

March 27, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein called Tuesday on Arab states to use force to liberate Palestine from the Israeli occupation, pledging that his country

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According to a report by the official Egyptian Middle East News Agency (MENA) on Tuesday, Iraq has agreed to a reconciliatory formula to end its dispu

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Jordan’s Information Minister Talib Rifai stressed Tuesday that more work is needed to reach a consensus on the Iraqi-Kuwait conflict, adding that the

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad seems to be on good terms with the new US administration, according to a report by Guardian in its internet edition.

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The United States moved Monday, March 26, to enlist the support of France in its efforts to modify UN sanctions on Iraq without loosening restrictions aimed at curbing Baghdad's weapons programs.  Sec

March 26, 2001

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Arch foes Iraq and Kuwait seemed as far apart as ever Sunday night after two days of Arab ministerial meetings in Amman failed to bring them closer to

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Iraq has accused the US and Britain of trying to block its crude oil sales by proposed new changes to the oil-for-food program with the UN, an oil ministry spokesman said Friday, reported news agencie

March 25, 2001

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A meeting by Arab foreign ministers in Amman ahead of Tuesday's Arab summit was underway Sunday afternoon to discuss one item: the Iraqi issue, Palest

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Iraq and Spain signed an agreement Thursday, March 22, enlarging cooperation in the fields of oil, industry, agriculture, health and transportation, the official INA news agency said Thursday.  "Spani

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The Russian oil company Tatneft has secured permission from the United Nations to drill oil wells on Iraqi territory, ITAR-TASS reported.

March 24, 2001

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Arab foreign ministers and delegates were locked Saturday in consultations over Iraq while a committee met to draft the final communiqué of the summit