Iraq

November 29, 2000

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rasheed on November 28th said that Baghdad would defend its December crude contract prices, but would not halt exports.

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The latest phase of the UN oil-for-food program in Iraq, which expires on December 5, has been extended by 10 days, an Iraqi newspaper reported Tuesday.

November 28, 2000

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National airline Royal Jordanian plans its first commercial flight to Iraq in more than 10 years on Thursday.

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Several countries, including western states, are sending diplomats back to Baghdad, as sanctions-hit Iraq breaks out of its decade-old economic and po

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China Tuesday expressed its support for the removal of UN sanctions against Iraq and an end to the enforcement of a no-fly zone over the Arab nation b

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Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) is set to sign an agreement to explore Block 8 in the western desert of Iraq with Oil Exploration Co. of Iraq on November 28th, according to company officials

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Iraq is expected to suspend oil exports in coming days due to a revenue dispute with the United Nations, depriving world markets of 2.3 million barrels a day, the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES) sa

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Duma Deputy Alexander Shokhin has cautioned the Kremlin to consider the economic consequences for Russia before pushing for a lifting of the economic sanctions against Iraq.

November 27, 2000

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A Jordanian plane landed in Baghdad Monday with three Palestinians who were wounded in clashes with Israeli troops and who will receive care in an Ira

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Oil prices jumped towards 33.50 dollars a barrel on Monday as traders worried about cold weather, a Nigerian strike and, most of all, an Iraqi threat

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Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan Monday condemned the American and British-patrolled no-fly zone over Iraq and expressed sympathy with Iraq after

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Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan left Baghdad for India Sunday aboard an Iraqi Airways plane, defying the UN air embargo in force since 1990.

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Iraq's oil exports are expected to grind to a halt in the coming days due to a revenue dispute with the United Nations, depriving world markets of 2.3

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Duma Deputy Alexander Shokhin has cautioned the Kremlin to consider the economic consequences for Russia before pushing for a lifting of the economic sanctions against Iraq, reported the Interfax news

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Iraq\'s oil exports are expected to grind to a halt in the coming days due to a revenue dispute with the United Nations, depriving world markets of 2.3 million barrels a day, the Middle East Economic