- FRANCE / IRAQ FLIGHT, FRANCE / IRAQ FLIGHT , 29 September 2000 -- A flight from France to Iraq that was meant to protest United Nations sanctions against Iraq has been postponed.
- YEMEN / IRAQ, Voice of America, 29 September 2000 -- A Yemeni plane carrying 64 passengers, including two government ministers and humanitarian supplies, flew to Baghdad today/Friday in the latest test of United Nations sanctions.
- IRAQ/KUWAIT, Voice of America, 28 September 2000 -- Iraq's vice president says his country does not pose a threat to neighboring Kuwait, in spite of Baghdad's accusations that Kuwait is stealing oil from Iraqi deposits.
- KUWAIT / IRAQ, Voice of America, 28 September 2000 -- A United Nations panel has approved a claim of 15-point-nine-billion dollars against Iraq to compensate for losses the Kuwait Petroleum Company incurred in the Gulf War.
- White House Daily Briefing - Iraq, The White House, Office of the Secretary, 28 September 2000 -- Q: Yemen has just announced they're going to do a flight to Baghdad. They're the fourth country now to flout the sanctions on Iraq. What's your reaction to that?
- UN body grants Kuwait oil company $15.9 billion in damages from Iraqi invasion, UN News, 28 September 2000 -- Agreement among the five permanent members of the Security Council has paved the way for a United Nations body disbursing compensation for Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait to award some $15.9 billion to the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.
- U-N / Iraq Compensation, Voice of America, 27 September 2000 -- A deal was announced at the United Nations Wednesday which will grant Kuwait almost 16-billion dollars in compensation from Iraq.
- IRAQ / JORDAN PLANE, Voice of America, 27 September 2000 -- Jordan has become the third country in a week to send a commercial passenger plane to Iraq.
- DoD News Briefing - Iraq, source, 26 September 2000 -- Q: Anything happening in Iraq? Any developments...
- White House Daily Briefing, The White House, Office of the Secretary, 22 September 2000 -- Q: Russia in the past, and now France today, have sent flights to Iraq in violation of U.N. sanctions. What, if anything, is the U.S. going to do about it, seeing as the sanctions seem to be falling...
- Boucher Calls French Flight to Iraq a "Blatant Violation" of Sanction, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 22 September 2000 -- At a time when Iraq continues to defy the UN sanctions regime -- and will not even allow a UN team to inspect the humanitarian conditions in Iraq -- France, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, has allowed a flight to Iraq in blatant violation of UN sanctions resolutions.
- Daily Press Briefing, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 21 September 2000 -- Q: Do you feel that the French humanitarian flight to Iraq today, and last week the Russian flight, is a challenge to the sanctions regime in place?
- U.S. Supports Provision of Iraqi Oil Parts, Envoy Says, USIS Washington File, 21 September 2000 -- The United States supports the rapid provision of spare parts to Iraq's oil industry under the oil-for-food program and has endorsed steps taken by the UN Security Council to enhance Baghdad's ability to obtain those parts, U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham said September 21.
- U.S. Wants to Keep Kuwait Compensation Fund As Is, USIS Washington File, 21 September 2000 -- The United States does not support a reduction in the amount of money Iraq is required to contribute to the fund compensating those with claims against Baghdad for the invasion of Kuwait, U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham said September 21.
- Politicizing aid work for Iraq frought with risks, UN official tells Security Council, UN News, 21 September 2000 -- The top United Nations official responsible for overseeing the UN's humanitarian programme for Iraq appealed today to members of the Security Council to cast aside political considerations when dealing with the needs of the Iraqi people.
- Iraq Claims Oil Theft By Kuwait, Awakening Memories of 1990, 1979, 1972, Foreign Media Reaction Reports, 21 September 2000 -- Foreign media commentary on the current state of affairs regarding Iraq.
- State Department Noon Briefing, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 20 September 2000 -- Q: Iraq: Are you worried that Saddam Hussein could do something that would spike oil prices? He seems to - if he cut back his production, would drive prices up and that could have reverberations here and elsewhere. Is this something that you're worried about?
- Iraq earns an additional $490 million under oil-for-food programme, UN News, 19 September 2000 -- Exporting 16.8 millions of barrels of oil this week, Iraq earned another $490 million for the humanitarian oil-for-food scheme, according to the latest statistics released today by the Office of the Iraq Programme, which oversees the effort.
- Gen. Franks Remarks Before Armed Services Committee on Iraq, Statement of General Tommy R. Franks, Commander In Chief, U.S. Central Command, Before The U.S. Senate Committee On The Armed Services, 19 September 2000 -- USCENTCOM and USEUCOM are at the forefront of this effort, which consists of several components: a significant forward military presence; no-fly zones in northern and southern Iraq, a no-enhancement zone in southern Iraq; and maritime interdiction operations.
- Defense Aspects of United States Policy Toward Iraq, Statement of the Honorable Walter B. Slocomb Under Secretary of Defense for Policy To the Senate Armed Services Committee, 19 September 2000 -- A discussion of DOD's role in implementing US Iraq policy.
Hits Iraq's Handling of the Oil-For-Food Program, U.S. Department of
State, Office of the Spokesman, 18 September 2000 -- Digital video
conference on Iraq with Thomas Pickering under secretary for political
War Crimes Ambassador Reviews Saddam Hussein's Criminality, By David
J. Scheffer, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, 18 September 2000
-- "Our primary objective is to see Saddam Hussein and the leadership
of the Iraqi regime indicted and prosecuted by an international criminal
- IRAQ / ROCKET ATTACK, Voice of America, 17 September 2000 -- Iraq says Iranian agents have fired three rockets into a residential area near Baghdad, wounding one-civilian and damaging several houses.
- IRAQ / PLANE, Voice of America, 17 September 2000 -- A Russian plane carrying senior Russian oil executives has reportedly landed in Baghdad, defying international sanctions against Iraq.
- Pentagon: Iraqi planes violated no-fly zone, Stars and Stripes, 16 September 2000 -- The Pentagon said Thursday that six Iraqi aircraft violated that country's southern no-fly zone Sept. 4 while allied aircraft took the day off, but officials refused to confirm reports that at least one Iraqi jet continued on to penetrate Saudi airspace.
- Statement By Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State On Meeting With Iraqis, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 15 September 2000 -- The United States salutes the courage of Iraqis everywhere in the Opposition. I wish them success in presenting to the world the true hopes and needs of the Iraqi people, and ultimately in bringing democracy and the rule of law to their country.
- Eielson F-16s, troops take on A-10 CSAR role at Northern Watch, AFPN, 14 September 2000 -- F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 18th Fighter Squadron deployed recently from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, as part of Aerospace Expeditionary Force 10 to support the Operation Northern Watch no-fly zone mission.
- U-S/RUSSIA/IRAQ, Voice of America, 14 September 2000 -- The United States is letting Russia know it would object to the Russian carrier Aeroflot resuming flights to Iraq.
- U-S /IRAQ, Voice of America, 14 September 2000 -- U-S and British warplanes have attacked a radar site in southern Iraq.
- Defense Department Regular Briefing, U.S. Department of Defense, 14 September 2000 -- Q: On Iraq. How seriously are you taking their recent comments about Kuwait that they will take some sort of unspecified action? And are you guys gearing up in any way?
- Remarks By Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright at Press Availability, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, 14 September 2000 -- Q: Madame Secretary, there are reports coming out of Baghdad and Moscow today that the Russian and Iraqi Government have reached an agreement to resume Russian air -- civilian passenger air flights between Moscow and Russia...Is this the beginning of an effort to try and chip away at the sanctions?
- U.S. Opposes Plans for Russia to Resume Flights to Iraq, USIS Washington File, 14 September 2000 -- U.S. opposition to Iraq's leader Saddam Hussein will outlast her tenure as U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright said September 14 at a press conference following a luncheon meeting with European Union foreign ministers.
- Coalition Aircraft Respond To Iraqi Provocations, U.S. Department of Defense, 14 September 2000 -- At approximately 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, coalition aircraft enforcing the Southern No-Fly Zone used precision-guided weapons to strike a radar site in southern Iraq in response to anti-aircraft artillery fire against coalition aircraft yesterday and today.
- Child Malnutrition in Iraq 'Unacceptably High' as Drought, Lack of Investment Aggravate Food and Nutrition Situation, UN Press Release, 13 September 2000 -- Nutritional problems remain serious in the centre-south of Iraq despite some progress under the Oil-for-Food Programme, according to a joint United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) report released today.
- Issues Related to Sanctions and Security Council Reform, UN Press Release, 13 September 2000 -- If applied by the Security Council in adherence with the provisions of the United Nations Charter, sanctions -- specifically economic sanctions -- could produce the envisaged results when their use was well-targeted and limited in time, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Louis Michel, told the fifty-fifth regular session of the General Assembly this afternoon as it continued its general debate.
- U-N-IRAQ-MALNUTRITION, Voice of America, 13 September 2000 -- A United Nations report says there is a stark difference in the levels of child nutrition between northern and southern Iraq.
- Child malnutrition "unacceptably high" in Iraq: UN report, UN News, 13 September 2000 -- Two United Nations agencies today expressed concern about the nutritional status children in Iraq, reporting that malnutrition is "unacceptably high" in certain areas.
- UN-ALBRIGHT / IRAQ, Voice of America, 12 September 2000 -- Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is again blaming Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for keeping his country under United Nations economic sanctions, telling reporters (Tuesday) the Iraqi leader has the key to lift sanctions when ever he wants.
- U-S/IRAQ, Voice of America, 12 September 2000 -- U-S Defense Department officials say they have stepped up their surveillance of Iraqi military activities.
- BRITAIN - IRAQ, Voice of America, 12 September 2000 -- A new United Nations inspection team is ready to go to Iraq to verify its compliance with U-N demands that it scrap its military arsenals.
- Iraq Refuses to Cooperate with U.N. on Humanitarian Aid Survey, USIS Washington File, 12 September 2000 -- A periodic report on the humanitarian oil-for-food program released September 11 faults Iraq for refusing to cooperate with U.N. efforts to improve the program.
- DoD News Briefing, U.S. Department of Defense, 12 September 2000 -- Q: Can you explain what the Air Force is doing on the swap-out of an AEF [Aerospace Expeditionary Force] in the Gulf, and specifically, whether this represents an increase in the Air Force's presence in the Gulf?
- No progress on use of oil-for-food funds for Iraqi goods: UN report, UN News, 11 September 2000 -- The Government of Iraq is refusing to discuss arrangements for using funds within the United Nations-administered "oil-for-food" programme to purchase Iraqi goods and services, according to the latest report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
- IRAQ / KUWAIT, Voice of America, 07 September 2000 -- At the United Nations today (Thursday), Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah made a strong plea for the return of more than 600 persons who Kuwait says disappeared following Iraq's 1991 invasion and subsequent retreat.
- DoD News Briefing - Oil-for-Food Diversion, U.S. Department of Defense, 03 September 2000 -- Q: I have an Iraq question, as we're looking at the anniversary of the conflict in Iraq. Many people have charged that Saddam Hussein has been diverting or skimming some of the proceeds from the U.N.-sanctioned oil-for-food program in order to prop up his regime, and not aiding the Iraqi people. I'm just wondering if the Pentagon, A, shares that view, and B, has any evidence of that, any concrete evidence that that's the case?
- U.S. Central Command on Iraqi Air Strike, HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND, 03 September 2000
- Coalition Aircraft Respond To Iraqi Provocations, U.S. Department of Defense, 02 September 2000 -- At approximately 8:40 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, coalition aircraft enforcing the Southern No-Fly Zone used precision-guided weapons to strike integrated air defense command-and-control sites in southern Iraq.
- ISRAEL / U-S / IRAQ, Voice of America, 01 September 2000 -- The United States reportedly has put on alert a Patriot anti-missile battery for possible deployment in Israel to protect against potential attacks from Iraq.
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