Iraq

November 15, 2000

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Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his desire for a speedy lifting of UN sanctions against Baghdad in a letter to Iraqi President Saddam Husse

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Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz is set to visit China at the end of November as part of Baghdad's mounting diplomatic campaign to lift a decad

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said a crippling sanctions regime was imposed on the country after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait because Baghdad opposed

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MEES learns that Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has asked its customers to start paying a premium of 50 cents/B over the official selling price (OSP) into a designated account outside

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The value of Iraqi import contracts currently blocked by the UN sanctions committee fell slightly last week to a total of $2.26 billion , the United Nations said Tuesday.

November 14, 2000

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US warplanes bombed northern Iraq Tuesday after Iraqi forces tracked the aircraft with radar and fired at them.

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami held talks in Qatar on Tuesday with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's No.2, Ezzat Ibrahim, on ways of boosting relat

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz held talks on relations between Baghdad and the UN Security Council.

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Iraqi Foreign Minister said that Baghdad and the UN agreed to embark on a "comprehensive dialogue without preconditions" during talks in Doha Monday b

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Iraq has submitted a formal request to the U.N. for an extension to January 15th of the eighth phase of the oil-for-food program, according to an Iraqi official on November 9th.

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Iraq has asked the United Nations to pay an extra 1.5 euros (1.29 dollars) for each barrel of oil exported to cover maintenance costs, Iraq's OPEC delegation chief said here on Monday.

November 13, 2000

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An Islamic summit in the Qatari capital neared an end Monday with a last-gasp protest from Kuwait over the wording of a resolution on Iraq, calling fo

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US F-16 fighters attacked a radar system in southern Iraq Monday in retaliation for artillery fire at coalition aircraft patrolling a no-fly zone in t

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Iraq has asked the United Nations to pay an extra 1.5 Euros (1.29 dollars) for each barrel of oil exported to cover maintenance costs.

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said that the United States is beginning to show signs of decline and will soon collapse.