Iraq

December 27, 2000

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Iraq halted oil exports at the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr early on December 20th, according to a UN source. Traders were unsure whether Baghdad had ordered the stoppage, but reported that were no appar

December 26, 2000

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During the 1991 Gulf War, many Arabs could not believe that Israel would stand helpless in the face of the series of Iraqi Scud missile attacks on its

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Iraq urged the United Nations on Tuesday to list US and British violations of a UN-monitored demilitarized zone on the border with Kuwait that was set

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President Saddam Hussein has sent 870 copies of the Koran, the Muslim holy book, to the Kurds who control northern Iraq in defiance of Baghdad.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has received a message of greetings from his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Khatami, on the eve of the Muslim holidays o

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Iraq and India have agreed to trade oil in exchange for wheat under a long-term accord signed last month in New Delhi.

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China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago, Iraqi Commerce Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Mon

December 25, 2000

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China has exported more than two billion dollars worth of goods to sanctions-hit Iraq since a UN humanitarian program was launched four years ago.

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Syrian Irrigation Minister Taha al-Atrash is expected in Iraq soon to seal an accord on sharing the waters of the Euphrates river.

December 24, 2000

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A report said that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has asked his scientists to resume their work on building an atomic bomb.

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A Byelorussian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Zametalin discussed "possibilities of bilateral cooperation" with Iraqi officials, the official <i>INA</i> agency reported.

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Iraq continued its oil exports Friday with a loaded tanker pulling out from the southern port of Mina al-Bakr.

December 23, 2000

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A plane carrying a group of Syrian lawyers, which landed in Baghdad Saturday, became the latest in a long line of flights arriving in the Iraqi capita

December 22, 2000

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More cracks showed in the United Nation\'s embargo on flights to Iraq Friday with the arrival of a Chinese plane carrying a 69-person government deleg

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An Iraqi civilian was killed and two wounded Friday in air raids by US and British fighters over southern Iraq.