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

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 Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure - E-Kurd

Iran Won't Negotiate Nuclear Deal with US: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has made it clear that Tehran is not going to negotiate its nuclear deal with Washington, while both US President Donald Trump and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have expressed hope the two sides w ...

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

Germany’s support for policing in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-03 20:07
Article Germany’s support for policing in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-02 23:52

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

Iraq signs deal with Siemens to upgrade, boost electricity sector

Rûdaw - 2019-04-30 18:38

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 ( – 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 ...

Pixar Vet Darla K. Anderson Signs Deal With Netflix – Variety

Variety - 2019-04-28 17:32

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

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

Erbil Ready to Strengthen Ties with Moscow in Many Areas: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-15 23:10
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani showed Erbil's readiness to further strengthen ties with Moscow in various areas, including trading, agriculture, electricity, and tourism. The Kurdish premier made the remarks during a meeting with Russia's ...

Erdogan to Visit Moscow to Discuss S-400s Deal with Putin

BAS News - 2019-04-07 23:08
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Moscow on Monday for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the controversial deal of S-400 missile defense system. The expected visit comes while Ankara's determination o ...

Minister of Peshmerga conducts the Ministry’s High Security & Defense Meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-04 23:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 1, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) conducted the Ministry of Peshmerga’s periodic High Defense & Security Meeting in Erbil. The meeting was notably attended by S ...

2,800 children diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan: statistics

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 15:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Up to 2,800 children have been diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, but there are not enough support centers or funding to care for them. Statistics provided by the Kurdistan Autism Group show that ther ...