UN Security Council eases sanctions on Iraq over 1990 invasion of Kuwait
Xinhua - ‎3 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Thursday eased some of its sanctions against Iraq, welcoming progress on resolving pending issues from the Middle East country' s 1990 invasion of its smaller neighbor Kuwait, including ...

UN recognizes improved Iraq-Kuwait relations, ends possible military ...
Montreal Gazette - ‎4 hours ago‎
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end the possible military enforcement of several requirements imposed on Iraq in the wake of its 1990 invasion of Kuwait — including searching for missing Kuwaitis and looted property — in ...

Security Council brings Iraq closer to end of 1990s sanctions
The Daily Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT: The U.N. Security Council brought Iraq a step closer Thursday to ending United Nations sanctions imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago after former President Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait In 1990.
UN eases Saddam-era sanctions against Iraq
Business Standard - ‎7 hours ago‎
The UN Security Council today voted to ease sanctions against Iraq dating from its 1990 invasion of Kuwait amid a significant thaw between the neighbours. The council lifted the threat of sanctions linked to the search for Kuwaitis and property missing since ...

Breakthrough: UN reduces Saddam-era sanctions on Iraq
Al-Arabiya - ‎7 hours ago‎
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari described the U.N. decision as a “landmark, a milestone, in the history of the relationship between Iraq and the international community.” (Al Arabiya). Tweet. Al Arabiya. After recognizing improved Iraq-Kuwait relations, ...

UN council brings Iraq closer to end of 1990s sanctions
Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS | Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:16am EDT. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council brought Iraq one step closer on Thursday to ending United Nations sanctions imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago after former ...

Iraq hails UN decision to ease sanctions related to 1990 invasion of Kuwait
People's Daily Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
BAGHDAD, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Iraq on Thursday hailed the UN Security Council's decision to ease its sanctions imposed on the Middle East country after its invasion of neighboring Kuwait in 1990. The UN Security Council's latest resolution on Iraq would ...

UNSC President disagrees with Zebari on Iraq honouring all Chapter VII ...
Kuwait News Agency - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (KUNA) -- UN Security Council President Mark Lyall Grant of the UK on Thursday disagreed with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zibari who told the Council earlier in the day that Iraq has honored "all" its obligations under Chapter ...

Zebari applauds Kuwait role in ridding Iraq of Chapter VII obligations
Kuwait News Agency - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Foreign Minister Hozhyar Zebari on Thursday night expressed gratitude of his country to Kuwait for backing the efforts which led to Iraq's partial exit from the UN Chapter VII obligations. The conduct of the State of ...

INTERNATIONAL > UN eases Saddam-era sanctions against Iraq
Hurriyet Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari addresses the delegations the Conference on Disarmament at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse. The UN Security Council on Thursday voted to ease ...

Kuwait PM receives delegation of NUKS - UK, Ireland Chapter
Kuwait News Agency - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON, June 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received representatives of the National Union of Kuwait Students (NUKS) - UK and Ireland Chapter at Kuwait Embassy here on Thursday.

Kuwait, UK ministers meet on int''l issues
Kuwait News Agency - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON, June 27 (KUNA) -- Visiting Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah met here on Thursday UK Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt on several international ...

UN Security Council Decision to Transfer Chapter VII Mandate to the UN ...
Yumanewsnow - ‎6 hours ago‎
Washington, DC - The United States congratulates the Governments of Iraq and Kuwait on successfully resolving key bilateral and international issues over the past year, which helped result in today's milestone decision by the UN Security Council.

Kuwait welcomes Iraq''s partial exit from Chapter VII sanctions
Kuwait News Agency - ‎6 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is content over Iraq's "partial" exit from Chapter VII obligations, Acting Charge d'Affaire of the Kuwaiti permanent mission to the UN, Ambassador Abdulaziz Al-Jarallah said Thursday. Under Chapter VII of the UN ...

UNSC partially exits Iraq from Chapter VII, transfers Kuwaiti files under UNAMI care
Kuwait News Agency - ‎6 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (KUNA) -- The UN Security Council on Thursday voted unanimously to get Iraq partially out of Chapter VII of the UN Charter, transfer the files of the missing Kuwaitis and property under the responsibility of the UN Assistance ...


UN Security Council votes to remove Iraq from Chapter 7 of Charter
Press TV - ‎7 hours ago‎
The UN Security Council has voted to remove Iraq from Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, unanimously agreeing to lift the UN sanctions imposed on Baghdad following the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by the executed dictator Saddam Hussein. On Thursday, the ...

Iraq has met war reparation demands in Kuwait
BusinessGhana - ‎7 hours ago‎
The UN Security Council voted unanimously Thursday recognizing that Iraq had returned property and paid for damage inflicted on Kuwait when Iraqi troops invaded in 1990. The council terminated demands for war reparations it made in a resolution adopted ...

UN eases Saddam-era sanctions against Iraq - FRANCE 24
FRANCE 24 - ‎8 hours ago‎
Iraqi workers install wiring on April 24, 2013 to light up the support column where the statue of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein used to stand in Baghdad; the removal was an iconic moment as Baghdad fell in 2003. The UN Security Council on Thursday ...