March 18, 2001
Russian oil firm Tatneft said on March 16th that it had secured U.N. approval for a contract signed in March 2000 to drill 33 oil wells in Iraq.
Tunisian Trade Minister Tahar Siud flew into Baghdad Friday, March 16, for a visit of several days aimed at putting into effect a free-trade agreement signed recently between the two countries, the Ir
March 17, 2001
Economic sanctions and a lack of IT skills have greatly hindered Internet access and technological development in Iraq.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein pardoned on Thursday 27 Iranians serving jail terms in Iraq for various crimes.
March 16, 2001
Compensation awards against Iraq for damages resulting from its 1990 invasion of Kuwait reached $34.4 billion dollars after the latest assessment of c
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been invited to this year's Arab summit in Jordan, on March 27, for the first time since the 1991 Gulf War.
A blast that rocked the Iraqi capital, Baghdad overnight killed two Iraqis and injured a number of others.
March 15, 2001
Morocco’s truck-making firm DAF Industries has concluded a 60-million-dollar contract with Iraq for the delivery of 550 trucks by end 2001.
Foreign Ministers of Kuwaiti and Iraq will visit Jordan next week separately for talks with Jordanian officials on bilateral and regional issues.
Nawal will continue her tour for another two months before she leaves to the US to meet with Kathem al-Saher where they will perform in the largest American Concerts
Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rachid called Wednesday for an OPEC output cut of at least one million barrels per day, ahead of a meeting of the oil-producing cartel in Vienna.
March 14, 2001
The US Administration says there is no problem in Turkey's trade with Iraq as long as it did not violate UN sanctions.
The Iraqi embassy in Beirut, closed since 1994, reopened Tuesday after a decision by Lebanon to re-establish diplomatic ties with Baghdad. Meanwhile,
Iraq has earned close to $40 billion since the start of the United Nations oil-for-food program in December 1996, said a UN report.
Iraq plans to resume crude exports from a second Gulf oil terminal under the U.N. oil-for-food program, an Iraqi official said on March 13th.