September 21, 2000
The US nightmare scenario of Iraq slashing crude production and panicking world markets is unlikely to happen, experts say, underlining that oil incom
Iraq's Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahhaf has held talks in New York with his Iranian counterpart Kamal Kharazi on bilateral relations, a report
More than 47 countries will take part in the 10-day Babylon cultural festival, which opens on September 22 in sanctions-hit Iraq.
Thirty-one Iraqis have asked for political asylum in the United States after crossing the border from Mexico, where another 125 Iraqis were detained.
The United States warned Iraq Wednesday not to exploit concern over surging oil prices for political gain, but downplayed fears Saddam Hussein could further spike the market by cutting production.
The European Airbus consortium stressed on Tuesday that it was respecting international embargoes following a report in an Iraqi weekly newspaper that Baghdad sought to buy 20 Airbus aircraft.
An Iraqi delegation left Baghdad for South Africa Monday to examine cooperation plans to rebuild Iraq's electricity sector.
September 20, 2000
The United States warns Iraq not to exploit concern over surging oil prices for political gain, but downplayed fears Saddam Hussein could further spik
A senior US military officer says that Washington has no plans to bolster its military forces in the Gulf, dismissing Iraq's new threats against Kuwai
Fifteen Iraqi people were killed, including women and children, as a bus ploughed into a van loaded with barrels of paraffin and burst into flames.
Baghdad has told UN Secretary General Kofi Annan that it would hold Riyadh responsible for any damage to an Iraqi oil pipeline across Saudi Arabia dis
Iraq has shifted gears after accusing Kuwait of stealing its oil by turning on Saudi Arabia.
The UN's Iraqi sanctions committee has approved $1.792 billion worth of contracts under streamlined vetting procedures since March.
In another development, the Iraqi press said that President Saddam Hussein has warned fellow OPEC member states against pressure mounted by “super powers” on producers to bring down soaring oil price
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf has urged UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to put an end to the US and British blockages of humanitarian contracts.