August 20, 2000
A German airplane has landed at Baghdad's Saddam International Airport Sunday to pick up a sick Swedish citizen.
Baghdad\'s Saddam International Airport officially reopened Thursday, 10 years after it was closed because of sanctions imposed on Iraq following its 1990 invasion of Kuwait. An Iraqi military transpo
August 19, 2000
A Russian airplane becomes the first foreign flight to land at Baghdad's international airport after the facility was reopened following a 10-year hia
Russian Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoygu has cancelled a visit he was due to make to Iraq Saturday because of the situation on board the Russian nuc
Iraqi products are set to be displayed at an exhibition in Beirut in mid-September, despite the UN embargo on trade with Iraq.
A UN human rights panel appeals for the lifting of some sanctions against Iraq, urging governments and Iraq to "alleviate the suffering."
August 18, 2000
An Iraqi Kurdish group says that Turkish warplanes have killed 38 civilians in a strike on a camp of Kurdish herdsmen in Iraq.
A London-based Arabic newspaper says that President Saddam Hussein promised his Vanzuellan counterpart to withdraw Iraqi candidate for OPEC presidency
August 17, 2000
More than 1,000 people participate in a rally outside the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, demanding an end to the war and sanctions aga
Baghdad's Saddam International Airport officially reopens Thursday, 10 years after it was closed because of sanctions imposed on Iraq following its 19
August 16, 2000
Baghdad's international airport will officially reopen Thursday, 10 years after it was closed because of sanctions imposed on Iraq following its 1990
The director of the UN "oil-for-food" programme in Iraq, Benon Sevan, urges both the organization and the sanctions-hit state to adopt a fresh approach and be more flexible to improve the humanitarian
August 15, 2000
The director of the UN Oil-for-Food program in Iraq, Benon Sevan, urges both the organization and the sanctions-hit state to adopt a fresh approach an
Turkey has apparently expressed its desire to establish a rail link with Iraq. The link would have to pass through Syria, as there is no direct route between Iraq and Turkey.
August 14, 2000
Saudi Arabia plays down the importance of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's speech that dubbed leaders from the kingdom and Kuwait "traitors".