March 11, 2001
As further evidence of illegal Iraqi surcharges surfaces, the U.S. and the U.K. are considering cutting the number of companies authorized to buy Iraqi crude to allow for better monitoring, diplomats
March 9, 2001
Iraq slams the United Nations-administered oil-for-food program, saying it does not meet the most basic of needs of the Iraqi people.
March 8, 2001
The majority of Turks are against the recent bombing of Iraq by American and British planes that killed four and injured tens others, according to a p
A reduction in Iraqi oil exports could lead to more suffering for Iraqis by draining money from the UN-sponsored oil-for-food program that allows the
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein chaired Wednesday, March 7, a meeting of the Revolutionary Command Council which ratified the free trade agreement signed between Iraq and Egypt on January 18.
U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan released his quarterly report on the oil-for-food program on March 6th ahead of a full U.N. Security Council discussion on the program scheduled for March 8th, warnin
Iraq's oil exports under the UN's oil-for-food programme were stable last week, totalling 12.3 million barrels, the UN said Wednesday.
US Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday, March 7, a move by Washington to revise sanctions against Iraq — aimed at tightening controls while sparing the population — did not constitute an "e
March 7, 2001
The Russian oil company Slavneft initialed Tuesday a contract to develop the Subba oil deposit in Iraq with the Iraqi oil ministry
The U.N. oil overseers have recommended that the Iraqi sanctions committee grant Iraqi state oil marketer SOMO’s request for revisions of its March crude sales prices, diplomats said on March 6th.
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan urged Iraq on Tuesday to raise its oil exports to previous levels to ensure there was enough money for the UN-administered oil-for-food programme.
Baghdad on Tuesday, March 3, slammed France's proposal for a system of international monitoring to replace the current UN sanctions regime against Iraq. "The policy of international vigilance called
March 6, 2001
Iraq plans to increase it oil output by 500,000 barrels per day to 3.5 million barrels per day by the end of 2001, Fa’iz Shaheen, the undersecretary of the Iraqi oil ministry, has told the <I>Al Ittih
An Egyptian delegation met Iraqi officials in Baghdad on February 25 to promote bilateral ties between the two countries. The delegation met Iraqi Minister of Agriculture Abdul Ilah Abdul Hamid to d
Iraq announced Monday, March 5, it had taken emergency measures to prevent the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease from spreading after an outbreak in neighboring Turkey. "Veterinarians have bee