December 6, 2000
Iraq is expected to accept the latest six-month extension of its oil-for-food deal with the United Nations.
The Security Council agreed on Tuesday to extend the UN\'s ballooning Iraq oil-for-food program for six months and to streamline its vetting procedure
Another sign of the disintegrating UN sanctions against Iraq was evident between November 19 and 23, with the opening of the First International Specialized Motor Show in Baghdad.
Iraq has resumed pumping crude oil to a southern Turkish port but not for export, a spokeswoman for Turkey's state-run oil and gas company BOTAS said Tuesday.
U.N. oil overseers proposed a compromise over Iraq’s December oil prices to Iraqi state oil marketer SOMO on December 5th in the hopes of ending Baghdad’s five-day oil export stoppage.
The price of oil slumped to a four-month low on Tuesday amid growing confidence that Iraq could soon resume exports, leaving the market with copious supplies of crude.
Iraq has sold more than $38.7 billion worth of crude oil, or more than 2.207 billion barrels, since the beginning of the "oil-for-food" program in December 1996, the United Nations said Tuesday.
December 5, 2000
By Jihad Abu Falah - Baghdad A senior Iraqi official has said that his country “will fight all plans that seek to settle the Palestinian refugees ou
The price of oil opened Tuesday below 30 dollars a barrel at the lowest level for almost four months, amid expectations that Iraq would soon scrap an
Turkish oil officials said that Iraq has resumed pumping crude oil to a southern Turkish port but not for export.
China has expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in Iraq and supports efforts to solve the deadlock over the issue of UN sanctions against
Iraq is ready to embark upon “a fresh, comprehensive and unconditional dialogue with the UN Security Council to find ways of breaking the impasse, including the speedy lifting of the sanctions,” Iraq’
Iraq was to meet UN oil overseers Monday in an attempt to resolve the impasse over its halted crude oil exports, whose revenues Baghdad is attempting to wrest away from international control.
December 4, 2000
Ties between former foes Iran and Iraq have made little headway despite a top-level meeting in September.
The oil pipeline between Iraq and Syria is still under construction and has not been used until now, Iraq's Oil Minister Amer Rashid said Sunday.