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

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-02 23:52

Iraq signs agreement with Germany’s Siemens to rebuild power sector - Kurdistan24

Iran Seeks "Non-aggression" Agreement with Arab States

BAS News - 2019-05-28 01:51
ERBIL - Iran is reportedly seeking a "non-aggressive" agreement with the Arab states, a report said on Monday, only one day after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's visit to Iraq. Zarif during a joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart ...

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 ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

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 ...

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 12:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran. ...

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 Considers Purchase of Russia's S-400s: Former Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:52
ERBIL - A former member of the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Baghdad is in talks with Moscow to purchase the S-400 missiles defense system. Talking to RT on Saturday, Hakim al-Zamly, the former head of the parliament's security and defense committee ...

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. ...

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 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

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 ...

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

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

PUK Approves Agreement with KDP on Future KRG Establishment

BAS News - 2019-04-06 22:39
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) leadership council approved on Saturday the political agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), a spokesperson confirmed. The PUK earlier the day held a meeting, led by the party's Deputy Secret ...

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. ...