Iraq

October 26, 2000

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The U.N. sanctions committee on Iraq is scheduled to meet on October 30th to consider Baghdad’s request that its customers under the oil-for-food program pay for their crude in Euros instead of dollar

October 25, 2000

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The United Nations said that Iraq has sold more than 36.2 billion dollars worth of crude oil, or more than 2.1 billion barrels, since the beginning of

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The Pentagon said that a movement of Republican Guard troops into the desert west of Baghdad appearrd to be related to the Iraqi military's annual tra

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A delegation of Arab trade unionists is set to fly to Baghdad from Damascus on Thursday in an act of solidarity against the decade-old UN sanctions ag

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Iraq has sold more than 36.2 billion dollars worth of crude oil, or more than 2.1 billion barrels, since the beginning of the "oil-for-food" program in December 1996, the United Nations said Tuesday.

October 24, 2000

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An aircraft carrying 130 Lebanese trade union leaders landed in sanctions-bound Iraq Tuesday, the second solidarity flight from Beirut to Baghdad.

October 23, 2000

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Iraq has urged Arabs to declare a holy war or jihad against their own leaders to avenge the failure to agree action at the Arab summit in Cairo.

October 22, 2000

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Iraq's number two Ezzat Ibrahim has said his country had drawn up its reservations over the final communique from the weekend Arab summit in Cairo.

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Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mahdi Saleh has protested that Israel had blocked two Iraqi consignments of humanitarian aid from entering Palestinian t

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A team of Saudi and Iraqi experts has begun searching for the remains of a Saudi pilot downed in Iraq during the 1991 Gulf war.

October 21, 2000

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Iraq's official media on Saturday gave strong voice to doubts that the Arab summit in Cairo will succeed and urged a boycott of Israel and once more,

October 20, 2000

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Nearly 4.5 million Iraqis have volunteered to fight alongside the Palestinians in their uprising against Israel.

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov insisted that British and US aircraft should stop bombing Iraq during talks with a visiting Iraqi minister.

October 19, 2000

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Iraq will attend its first Middle East summit for a decade in Cairo on Saturday amid a call to mobilize combatants for a jihad on the Jewish state.

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Sanctions-hit Iraq dispatched 60 trucks of food and medicine to the Palestinian territories.