Jordan's State Airline Restores Service to Iraq

From Times Staff and Wire

Jordan's state-owned airline has resumed scheduled flights to Iraq for the first time in a decade, Jordanian Trade and Industry Minister Wasif Azar said. He told reporters that a Royal Jordanian Airbus plane had landed in Baghdad on Tuesday.

All commercial flights to and from Iraq were halted shortly after the United Nations imposed sanctions on Baghdad after its August 1990 invasion of Kuwait. The embargo began to crumble in 2000.

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