Iraq

September 27, 2000

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Yemen is reported to follow in Jordan’s Footsteps, and send a flight to Baghdad on Friday, to be the second Arab country busting the UN embargo impose

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The Iraqi government has told its trading partners that it was no longer dealing in US dollars and asked them to price their goods in other currencies

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Syria is examining plans to fly a plane to sanctions-hit Iraq, taking its lead from France, Jordan and Russia, a Syrian minister said Tuesday. Meanwhi

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid said Baghdad was in a strong position to help erode the crippling sanctions imposed on the country after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait, in an interview published yesterday

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Iraq said Tuesday that it will replace the US dollar, the currency of an "enemy state", with other currencies including the euro for foreign trade transactions.

September 26, 2000

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The value of import contracts blocked by the UN's Iraqi sanctions committee has for first time risen above two billion dollars, says the United Nation

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Iraqi Deputy Prime minister Tareq Aziz meets with Bashar Al-Assad for two hours in Damascus with the aim of improving bilateral relations, enhancing t

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An Iraqi delegation is in Moscow to examine ways of resuming flights to Baghdad by Aeroflot, Russia's largest airline, following a 10-year break.

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A second French flight aimed at breaking a UN embargo against Iraq plans to fly from Paris to Baghdad on Friday with about 100 passengers, including f

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A second French flight aimed at breaking a UN embargo against Iraq plans to fly from Paris to Baghdad on Friday with about 100 passengers, including f

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This number 5 hit is Kathem’s second in this week’s box office. The song debuted at No. 5 in its first week. This song was written by the famous late

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Iraqi singer has much to celebrate this week with 2 top ten songs; the first being La Tatanahad. The song climbed up four notches to dominate this wee

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Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan is heading Iraq's delegation to the OPEC summit in Caracas, the official INA news agency announced Monday as they departed.

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An official Iraqi newspaper said Monday that the price of oil should be more than $50 a barrel, based on 1974 prices and an annual inflation rate of two percent."The price of a barrel of oil today sho

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rashid said Monday that Iraq hoped to up crude output to around 3.4 million barrels per day (bpd) by spring 2001, reiterating that it was adopting a maximum production policy.