Wednesday 25 November 2015

Total, CEO acquitted in Iraq oil-for-food scandal

French oil giant Total and its chief executive were acquitted on Monday in the UN oil-for-food scandal under Saddam Hussein's rule in Iraq.   The Paris criminal court also cleared 17 other defendants and Swis


US wants UN to lift ban on Iraq N-imports

The United States hopes the UN Security Council will lift restrictions on the import of nuclear technology to Iraq, even though Baghdad has not ratified a UN agreement on tough atomic inspections.    At a meeting on Wednesd


Total under probe over Iraq oil-for-food

Total has been placed under formal investigation in an eight-year-old case over suspected bribery relating to the United Nations Oil-for-Food programme during Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, it said.    A French crimin

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