Iraq

November 21, 2000

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Fifty Iraqis have been handed prison sentences ranging from five years to life for illegally using international telephone lines belonging to other citizens.

November 20, 2000

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Thousands of Iraqis paraded through the center of Baghdad Monday to demonstrate their readiness to take part in a jihad or holy war against Israel.

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Iraqi Kurdistan has enjoyed several months of relative calm due to a thaw in relations between the two feuding factions which control the region.

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tarek Aziq said the time is right for Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan to forge closer economic ties and benefit from their

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, who has called for new security arrangements for the Gulf including Iraq, met Saudi King Fahd at the end of a Mi

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Muhammad Sa'id al-Sahaf stated last week, after talking with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Doha on the sidelines of the Organization of the Islamic Conference summit, that

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Muhammad Sa'id al-Sahaf said on 13 November after talking with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Doha (on the sidelines of the Organization of the Islamic Conference summit) th

November 19, 2000

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An international motor show opened in the Iraqi capital Sunday for the first time in 10 years, with manufacturers from six countries taking part.

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US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson on Sunday played down the consequences of any halt in Iraqi crude production, saying Gulf states would make up any

November 18, 2000

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The Iraqi opposition has started a course in "war crimes training" as part of preparations to put on trial President Saddam Hussein and his government

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has called for Egypt and Jordan to break ties with Israel regardless of their peace treaties with the Jewish state.

November 17, 2000

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz will travel to Moscow later this month to discuss ending international sanctions against Baghdad, Interfax repo

November 16, 2000

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US warplanes bombed northern Iraq Thursday after coming under Iraqi fire during routine patrols over the no-fly zone in the region.

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The Iraqi News Agency (INA) said that US Defense Secretary William Cohen's tour of the Middle East that began Thursday is aimed at breaking regional s

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Six people have been killed and 17 others wounded in a bomb attack on a cafe in the city of Arbil, in Kurdish-populated northern Iraq.