Iraq

January 11, 2001

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A senior Iraq electricity official on Wednesday urged French firms charged with rebuilding Iraq's electricity sector to fulfill their contracts.

January 10, 2001

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Iraqi deputy trade minister Fakhri Rishan expressed Tuesday his hope that Tehran-Baghdad trade and economic relations would strengthen in the future.

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Iraq has resumed normal oil exports from its Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr following a month-long interruption due to a dispute with the UN over prices, an official daily Al-Qadissaya reported Tuesday.

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Iraq has halted oil exports through the port of Ceyhan in southern Turkey since the beginning of January for an unknown reason, a spokeswoman for the Turkish state oil and gas company BOTAS said on Tu

January 9, 2001

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Available figures for forthcoming fiscal years show a wide discrepancy in the underlying oil price assumptions adopted by some of the major oil producers.

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What started as another spat between Iraq and the Security Council in late November (MEES, 27 November 2000) has developed into a fully-fledged confrontation between the two which has led to the disru

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Iraqi oil exports were seen on hold on January 8th, but oil officials said that loadings are expected to resume shortly.

January 8, 2001

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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on Monday convened a meeting of Iraq\'s top body, the Revolutionary Command Council, and the ruling Baath party.

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Seven more lawyers came forward on Monday to defend an Iraqi gunman on trial for a deadly attack on Baghdad offices of the UN Food and Agriculture Org

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The British government denied a report Monday that it would ask the incoming US president to halt the near-daily bombing of southern Iraq, thus revers

January 7, 2001

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a British radiation expert says the Iraqi desert could shed light on fears that uranium-tipped ammunition, widely used during the Gulf War and in the

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According to a report by the London Times, the Iraqi army is on full alert as a \"threat to Israel.\"

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Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit confirmed Sunday that Turkish soldiers had crossed into northern Iraq to aid the two leading Kurdish factions in

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Uday Saddam Hussein, eldest son of the Iraqi leader, has warned against imports of Israeli goods through Russian middlemen.

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Iraqi oil exports resumed after a four-day hiatus on January 5th, with one vessel allowed to load crude at the Gulf port of Mina al-Bakr, according to industry sources.