November 9, 2000
Sanctions-hit Iraq hinted Wednesday it could halt crude exports in protest at delays in the UN approval process for imports and in the release of oil revenues.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein appears to be proving his legendary survival skills once again. Taking advantage of a political vacuum in the run-up to US presidential elections, he is chipping away at
November 8, 2000
Iraq has signed contracts to buy 10,000 Toyota cars and mini-buses, 300-million-dollars worth of Volvo bulldozers and 500 buses from the Egyptian firm
Iraq temporarily disrupted oil loadings at the Turkish port of Ceyhan on November 7th in protest of the U.N.’s failure to comply with a deadline to process oil payments in Euros instead of dollars.
Iraq has sold more than $37 billion worth of crude oil, or more than 2.146 billion barrels, since the beginning of the "oil-for-food" program in December 1996, the United Nations said Tuesday.
November 7, 2000
A private plane chartered by a humanitarian group left Paris for Baghdad Tuesday on the second such flight since an international embargo was imposed
Al-Iraq newspaper said the winner of Tuesday's US elections, whether it be the Republican George Bush or Democrat Al Gore, will be worse for Baghdad t
According to a Syrian oil source on November 5th, a pipeline between Syria and Iraq will be reopened as soon as a technical inspection is completed.
November 6, 2000
The trial of the Iraqi gunman who burst into the offices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Baghdad June 28, killing two and woundin
A group of 14 Syrian intellectuals has set up a committee to fight against the 10-year-old embargo on Iraq.
A Russian delegation headed by a deputy minister for industry, science and technology, Alexander Pivovarov, flew into Baghdad on Monday for talks on b
In a first for Iraq\'s pharmaceutical sector, a Baghdad-based company has come up with its own version of the male anti-impotence drug Viagra.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahhaf said in Doha Sunday that his country has granted political asylum to two Saudis who hijacked a Saudi pl
Foreign Minister Mohammad Said al-Sahhaf vowed after Baghdad launched the first domestic passenger flights in a decade that Iraq will destroy the no-f
November 5, 2000
Iraq called Sunday on Turkey to stop letting US and British planes carry out air patrols and raids against Iraq from the Incirlik base.