Iraq

September 18, 2000

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Foreign organizations in Iraq will have to pay up to 12,000 dollars for an annual Internet subscription.

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Kuwait says that Iraq posed a real and ever present threat to the Gulf region and called for serious international steps to contain its former occupie

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Foreign businesses and embassies in Iraq will have to pay between $3,000 and $12,000 for an annual Internet subscription, and Iraqi offices and private enterprises will be charged between $2,500 and $

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The U.S. Defense Department cautioned Iraq on September 14th not to threaten its neighbors after Baghdad claimed Kuwait was stealing its oil – which brought back reminders of the excuse that Iraq used

September 17, 2000

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A Russian aircraft defying UN sanctions flew into Baghdad's international airport on Sunday carrying senior oil executives.

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US Defense Secretary William Cohen says US forces in the Gulf are fully prepared to stop any aggressive action by Iraq.

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A Russian official said that UN sanctions on Iraq do not apply to commercial flights, in Aerflots plans to start commercial flights to Iraq.

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Iraq says three rockets fired by Iranian agents hit houses in Baghdad before dawn on Sunday, wounding one civilian.

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Egypt and Iraq have signed an electricity cooperation deal. The agreement allows for an exchange of skills and information concerning the upkeep of po

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Oman has asked the UN Security Council to lift economic sanctions imposed 10 years ago against Iraq to reduce the suffering of the Iraqi people.

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BAGHDAD (R) — Iraq accused Kuwait on Thursday of stealing its oil, saying it would take unspecified measures against its smaller neighbour. But Kuwait, occupied by Iraq in 1990/1991, denied it was doi

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Oil prices spurted back above 33 dollars a barrel on Friday as tension between Iraq and Kuwait threatened oil supplies this winter.

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For the last couple of weeks U.S. Vice President Al Gore has been anxiously flipping through the wire news reports from the Middle East. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the price of oil are giving

September 15, 2000

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The Joint Jordanian Iraqi Higher Committee is expected to hold a meeting next month to discuss the prospect of raising the ceiling of the trade protocol between Jordan and Iraq, according to Minister

September 14, 2000

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Iraq has commissioned a study into replacing the dollar with the Euro for foreign trade transactions.