Iraq

December 2, 2000

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Iraq has turned off the taps and decided to pull out the oil card ahead of a \"comprehensive dialogue\" with the United Nations on the decade-old sanc

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The head of the UN\'s Iraqi arms monitoring commission said Friday that he expected to have a roster of 72 trained and qualified inspectors by the end

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A French plane carrying humanitarian aid arrived in Baghdad overnight Friday with 110 passengers aboard including French politicians and intellectuals

December 1, 2000

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Baghdad on Friday accused the UN sanctions committee of blocking exports of Iraqi crude after refusing Iraq\'s proposal for a new pricing program for

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The price of crude oil slipped Friday despite Iraq\'s decision to suspend exports as traders expected the gap would be filled by Saudi Arabia and US e

November 30, 2000

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Oil prices were flat in trading in London on Thursday, despite signs that the stand-off between Iraq and the United Nations was coming to a head.

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India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has won exploration rights to a large oil block in southern Iraq.

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An Iraqi military official said Thursday that US and British warplanes have flown beyond the no-fly zones in Iraq to spy on Baghdad's army.

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Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz said Thursday that Baghdad was categorically opposed to a resumption of UN weapons inspections in Iraq.

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Iraq intends to halt its oil exports from midnight Baghdad time (2100 GMT) on Thursday unless companies agree to pay the 50 cent-per-barrel surcharge it has demanded, the Middle East Economic Survey s

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Iraq continued to defend its December crude prices on November 29th, prompting much speculation that Baghdad’s oil exports could be halted beginning December 1st.

November 29, 2000

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan hopes to renew talks with top Iraqi officials early in the new year and will try to persuade them to allow the UN to r

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Oil prices marked time on Wednesday as the market digested signs that US reserves might at last be starting to increase, but fretted about the prospec

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov pledged to boost ties with Iraq Wednesday as he began talks with visiting Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz.

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Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) signed an agreement with Oil Exploration Co. of Iraq on November 28th to explore Block 8 in the western Iraqi desert.