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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Source: www.annaharonline.com/htd/OLA030828-7.HTM. An-Nahar (Arabic Daily Newspaper) - August 28 Title: Israel exports 50 million dollars in one month alone to Iraq Here are the main points translated to English for those of you who don't read Arabic: * In the month of July alone, Israel exported $50 million of products to Iraq, including: soda drinks, alcoholic drinks, agricultural products, food snacks, electrical equipment, and cigarettes * The products got into Iraq via the northern Iraqi border, controlled by the Kurds * The Israeli products have received a negative reception and a clear rejection by the Iraqi consumer. In response, Israeli companies are attempting to sell their products in Iraq as non-Israelis, using either a 'made in Cyprus' or a 'made in Europe' label. * The article also refers to the purchase by Israeli citizens of large plots of agricultural lands and lands near Baghdad and other main cities * According to Iraqi newspapers, 17 Israeli experts have entered Iraq secretly in the last week to search for opportunities for Israeli companies and Israeli investment in the reconstruction of Iraq * Some Iraqi businessmen are accusing some Arab countries of encouraging Israeli products in Iraq, and other Iraqi businessmen accuse the American forces directly and say that the US forces are making it easier for the Israeli products to spread across the country. ----- Rania Masri www.southernstudies.org/campaign.asp Stop the War Profiteers! _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk