Iraq

June 25, 2001

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Average Iraqi oil export to the United States totaled 862,000 barrels per day in April 2001, according to London based <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

June 24, 2001

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Iraqi troops are reportedly preparing for a strike inside Iraqi Kurdistan in an attempt to defeat British and American plans to impose new sanctions.

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Iraq’s Ministry of Religious Affairs said Sunday that Ayatollah Hussein Bahr Al Oulum died of a heart attack earlier this week, ruling out reports tha

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Iraq’s Irrigation Minister Mahmoud Al Ahmed has been named to head the interior ministry, according to a presidential decree.

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A spokesman for the Higher Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq told Albawaba.com on Saturday that a recent suspension of US aid did not make mu

June 23, 2001

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Algeria and Iraq are cooperating in the development of nuclear weapons, analysts claim.

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The family of Ayatollah Seyed Hussein Bahr Al Aloom has confirmed that the renowned Iraqi Shiite leader was assassinated on Friday.

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Russia will present a proposal to the UN Security Council on July 3 for a new system of sanctions on Iraq, including a clear timetable for ending them

June 22, 2001

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Iran Thursday said at the UN that Iraq "cannot and should not expect to participate" in the negotiations regarding the delimitation of the continental

June 21, 2001

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Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com  Americans, it has been said, are suckers for children. No one knows this better than Kuwait's public re

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Iraq announced on Wednesday that a US-British airstrike killed 23 people, but US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said that any such deaths were l

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Iraqi Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hekmat Ibrahim on Wednesday, June 20, voiced confidence that US-British proposals for "smart" sanctions on Baghdad are not backed by any Arab country. 

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Iraq announced Wednesday, June 20, that construction had started on its second dam on the Tigris river in the north of the country that will hold a reservoir with a capacity of 12 million cubic meters

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A group of French senators visiting Baghdad have called for the 11-year-old UN embargo on Iraq to be lifted, newspapers reported Wednesday, June 20. "The embargo must be lifted, Iraq having fulfilled

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The Security Council on Wednesday, June 20, gave its unanimous backing to the UN coordinator on people and property missing since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Yuli Vorontsov, who has been rejected by