Security Council votes to end Iraq sanctions

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to lift sanctions against Iraq stemming from the 1991 invasion of Kuwait. Council members on Thursday welcomed Iraq's commitment to implementing its obligations under previous resolutions to pay ...



Security Council Eases Some Sanctions On Iraq

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎3 hours ago‎
Iraqis in Tikrit protest carry portraits of Saddam Hussein at a demonstration in 2007, the year after his execution. x. Iraqis in Tikrit protest carry portraits of Saddam Hussein at a demonstration in 2007, the year after his execution. Tweet Follow @RFERL.



UN eases Saddam-era sanctions on Iraq

Al-Bawaba - ‎8 hours ago‎
An Iraqi policeman inspects the damage outside a supermarket in central Baghdad's commercial Karrada neighbourhood on June 25, 2013 after a car bomb exploded in the parking area the night before. (Source: AFP/ALI AL-SAADI). After recognizing ...





UN Security Council eases sanctions on Iraq over 1990 invasion of Kuwait
Xinhua - ‎15 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 - ‎16 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 - ‎16 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 - ‎20 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 ...



UN council brings Iraq closer to end of 1990s sanctions

Reuters - ‎22 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 ...



Praise given for Iraq's foreign standing

UPI.com - ‎5 minutes ago‎
LONDON, June 28 (UPI) -- Iraq should capitalize on the normalization of relations with Kuwait following a decision by the U.N. Security Council, a British minister said. The U.N. Security Council said Thursday issues stemming from ongoing disputes with ...





Iraqis grateful to UN for lifting Saddam-era sanctions: Analyst
Press TV - ‎5 hours ago‎
Iraqis have praised this vote by the UN Security Council. In fact, we saw earlier Iraqi Prime Minister came out and directly thanked chief of the United Nations Mr. Ban Ki-moon. Also we have Iraq's Foreign Minister Mr. [Hoshyar] Zebari who also called it a ...



Iran Congratulates Iraq on Removal of UN Sanctions
Fars News Agency - ‎6 hours ago‎
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran felicitated the Iraqi government on the occasion of the eased United Nations' sanctions which were imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago. The UN Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to remove some sanctions ...

Security Council Eases Sanctions On Iraq Over 1990 Invasion Of Kuwait

RTT News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Considering progress made on resolving pending issues from Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, including finding Kuwaiti or third-country nationals, the U.N. Security Council on Thursday eased some of its sanctions against Iraq. In a new resolution unanimously ...



Today in Kuwait''s History

Kuwait News Agency - ‎8 hours ago‎
KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- 1948 -- The Amir, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, signed a 60-year concession agreement with an American petroleum company for exploration and production of natural gas and oil in the neutral zone between Kuwait and ...



UN Security Council Decision to Transfer Chapter VII Mandate

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
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. It's testament to the ...





PressTV - Iran hails easing of Iraq sanctions
Press TV - ‎13 hours ago‎
Iran has congratulated neighboring Iraq on the easing of the United Nations sanctions imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago. On Thursday, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to remove some sanctions imposed against Iraq after Saddam ...

Iraq hails UN decision to ease sanctions related to 1990 invasion of Kuwait

People's Daily Online - ‎13 hours 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 - ‎16 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 - ‎16 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 - ‎16 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 - ‎17 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 - ‎17 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 ...

Kuwait welcomes Iraq''s partial exit from Chapter VII sanctions

Kuwait News Agency - ‎18 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 - ‎18 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 - ‎19 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 - ‎19 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 - ‎20 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 ...

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