Iraq

December 3, 2000

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The United Nations confirmed reports on Friday that Iraq had stopped exporting oil through the only two outlets it is allowed to use under the UN's sanctions regime.

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The price of crude oil slipped Friday despite Iraq\'s decision to suspend exports as traders expected the gap would be filled by Saudi Arabia and US emergency reserves if necessary.

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Iraq halted oil shipments through the Turkish port of Ceyhan late on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Turkish state oil and gas company Botas said Friday.

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The price of crude drifted higher on Friday morning following Iraq's decision to suspend its exports in the latest escalation of a row with the United Nations over payments and pricing.

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Baghdad on Friday accused the UN sanctions committee of blocking exports of Iraqi crude after refusing Iraq's proposal for a new pricing programme for December.

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Russia highlighted the pressing need Wednesday to lift UN sanctions against Iraq at a meeting between Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and visiting Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz.

December 2, 2000

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Iraq and France signed an agreement for the organization of an archeology exhibition in the French city of Lyons in 2002, as a result of bilateral cul

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Iraq has turned off the taps and decided to pull out the oil card ahead of a \"comprehensive dialogue\" with the United Nations on the decade-old sanc

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The head of the UN\'s Iraqi arms monitoring commission said Friday that he expected to have a roster of 72 trained and qualified inspectors by the end

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A French plane carrying humanitarian aid arrived in Baghdad overnight Friday with 110 passengers aboard including French politicians and intellectuals

December 1, 2000

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Baghdad on Friday accused the UN sanctions committee of blocking exports of Iraqi crude after refusing Iraq\'s proposal for a new pricing program for

02:00 GMT

The price of crude oil slipped Friday despite Iraq\'s decision to suspend exports as traders expected the gap would be filled by Saudi Arabia and US e

November 30, 2000

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Oil prices were flat in trading in London on Thursday, despite signs that the stand-off between Iraq and the United Nations was coming to a head.

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India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has won exploration rights to a large oil block in southern Iraq.

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An Iraqi military official said Thursday that US and British warplanes have flown beyond the no-fly zones in Iraq to spy on Baghdad's army.