Iraq

June 3, 2001

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Arasat Street is the "embargo-free" zone of Baghdad where wealthy punters are spoilt for choice among exclusive restaurants and fashion boutiques that belie 11 years of sanctions against Iraq. This is

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Oman's commerce and industry minister is to make his first visit to Iraq since the 1991 Gulf War, the official news agency ONA reported Saturday, May 2.  It said Maqbool Bin Ali Sultan was due in Bagh

June 2, 2001

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Iraq stopped pumping oil to Turkey on Saturday in line with its decision to halt oil exports from Monday when the current phase of the UN oil-for-food

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Iraq on Saturday announced a halt in oil exports from June 4, tossing out the UN's extension of an oil-for-food program as it battles to head off Brit

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Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz summoned the ambassadors of Russia, China and Tunisia on Friday, informing them of Baghdad's rejection of the

June 1, 2001

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The UN Security Council reached agreement Thursday on the broad outlines of a new set of sanctions on Iraq, while giving itself another month to build

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One of the “stars” of the 1991 Gulf War were the smart bombs used by the US-led allied forces against Iraq. Ten years later, in what still is the aftermath of the Gulf War, a new “intelligent” weapon

May 31, 2001

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amir Mohammad Rasheed on Wednesday reiterated a threat to halt Iraqi crude exports if the UN Security Council adopted a British-US

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A US federal judge has ordered the government of Iraq to pay nearly $13 million in damages to four Americans who were jailed in Baghdad for alleged bo

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States talked about UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday, May 29 and a senior US official did not rule out an extension of t

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An Iraqi delegation has informed the Khartsyzsk Pipe Mill in the Ukraine of its government’s readiness to buy the entire output of factory.

May 30, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein removed Tuesday a deputy prime minister from his government and appointed an acting interior minister amid recent chang

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The foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and the United States discussed UN sanctions against Iraq in Budapest on Tuesday. A senior US officia

May 29, 2001

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India will never back the sanctions imposed on Iraq, Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh has announced.

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Foreign ministers from the United States, Russia, Britain and France were on Tuesday attempting to break the deadlock on US-British Iraqi sanctions pr