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Iraq agrees deal with China's CPECC to process gas from giant oilfield

Iraq agrees deal with China's CPECC to process gas from giant oilfield

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

Iraq agrees deal with China\'s CPECC to process gas from giant oilfield - Kurdiu

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

ExxonMobil Evacuation Hurts Deal with Iraq: Oil Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-19 19:55
ERBIL — By evacuating its foreign employees from Iraq, ExxonMobil will hurt a deal Baghdad that was about to be made with the company, said the Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban. "Had we concluded we would have signed the heads of agreement," he said, r ...

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants

Reuters - 2019-05-17 03:11
China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people. ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

Oil prices gain as China set for trade talks with US

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices showed gains and opened higher on Tuesday, with China’s plans to send officials to the U.S. later this week to resume trade talks despite negotiations hitting a wall over the weekend. International benchmark Brent crude was tr ...

Iraq signs agreement with Germany’s Siemens to rebuild power sector

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-02 23:52

Iraq signs deal with Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 19:47
BERLIN,— German engineering group Siemens on Tuesday signed a roadmap agreement with Iraq’s Minister of Electricity Luay al-Khateeb to upgrade Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Iraq’s government had said on Monday it would “cooperate” with Siemens in a ...

Iraq signs deal with Siemens to upgrade, boost electricity sector

Rûdaw - 2019-04-30 18:38

Oil prices down with China’s weak manufacturing data

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down at trading start on Tuesday with investor concerns that China’s weak manufacturing data would weaken oil demand from the world’s second largest consumer. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $71.33 per ...

Japan positive about investment in Iraq, but security concerns linger: Consul

Rûdaw - 2019-04-30 12:48
An interview with Japan's Consul to Erbil Katsumi Moriyasu ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Iraq Committed to Counter-terror Bilateral Ties with Turkey: FM

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister has reiterated his country's commitment to the counter-terrorism bilateral relations between Iraq and Turkey. Mohammed Ali al-Hakim made the comments at a joint press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart ...

Iraqi delegation meets with Kurdish officials to discuss oil, disputed areas

E-Kurd - 2019-04-28 21:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A delegation from Iraqi central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) met in Erbil to discuss issues of mutual interest on Sunday. The Iraqi delegation included the ministers of planning, industry ...

Trump discusses ‘shared vision’ with Libya’s Haftar

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump discussed “ongoing counterterrorism efforts” and the need to end hostilities with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar during a telephone call earlier this week, the White House said Friday. The call Monday comes amid a ...

Russia Asks China’s Help To Bbuild Arctic Shipping Route

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia has asked China for a partnership in developing ports and other facilities in the Arctic region, media reports said Friday. “Russia wants to team up with China to build an Arctic shipping route,” Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denis ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform meets with Coalition’s Coordination Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-19 08:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform conducted its periodic meeting with the Coalition Forces’s Cooperation Center and representatives to British and German Forces. During the meeting, t ...

Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...