December 2, 2000
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
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
A French plane carrying humanitarian aid arrived in Baghdad overnight Friday with 110 passengers aboard including French politicians and intellectuals
December 1, 2000
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
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
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.
India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has won exploration rights to a large oil block in southern Iraq.
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.
Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz said Thursday that Baghdad was categorically opposed to a resumption of UN weapons inspections in Iraq.
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
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
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
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
Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov pledged to boost ties with Iraq Wednesday as he began talks with visiting Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz.
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.