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Iraq's North Oil Co. sues to take Khurmala back from KRG - Iraq Oil Report

Iraq's North Oil Co. sues to take Khurmala back from KRG - Iraq Oil Report

Iraqoilreport - 2019-05-30 21:44

Iraq\'s North Oil Co. sues to take Khurmala back from KRG - Iraq Oil Report - Iraqoilreport

Kuwait’s ruling emir visits Iraq amid rising Gulf tensions

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 18:32
BAGHDAD,— Kuwait’s ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah was met by Iraq’s president, oil m ...

Guerrillas vowed to defend South Kurdistan from Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-12 10:43
Guerrillas vowed to defend South Kurdistan from the Turkish state attacks. ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

NBA: Raptors thwart Curry’s 47 points to win Game 3

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 123-109 on Wednesday night at Oracle Arena to take 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals. Despite superstar Stephen Curry’s 47-point performance — which is his highest ever in a playoff game — ...

Iraq picks Hyundai E&C for $2.4 billion seawater injection project: director

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 15:04
BASRA, Iraq,— Iraq has selected Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd to build a $2.4 billion seawater injection facility, a project vital to increasing the country’s oil production capacity, the director of the state-run Basra Oil Co said. Ihsan Abd ...

Former chief judge in Saddam trial says ready to take Iraq’s justice ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin, the former Chief judge in Saddam trial, said on Saturday signaled his willingness to be tapped as Iraqi justice minister in the incomplete cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Ma ...

Atletico Madrid planning to take legal action against Blaugrana over secret Griezmann talks

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK Antonio Griezmann looked set to join arch-rivals Barcelona from Atletico Madrid in this summer’s transfer window. However, there has been a new twist in the tale, as the Los Colchoneros are planning to take legal action against the Blaugrana f ...

New President of Kurdistan to Take Oath in Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 11:11
He will name Masrour Barzani as the new prime minister the same day. ERBIL — The newly elected president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, will take oath during his inauguration on 10th June, according to Kurdistan Region Parliament. Barzani was el ...

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 17:00
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq’s judiciary and UNICEF said. Representativ ...

Oil down with US-China trade worries, Huawei lawsuit

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down at trading start Wednesday as U.S.-China trade worries continue to threaten global oil demand, which was escalated by Chinese tech giant Huawei taking legal action to end a lawsuit in the U.S. International benchmark ...

Basra Official Calls for Legal Procedure Against ExonMobil's Evacuation

BAS News - 2019-05-27 22:38
ERBIL - Officials from the Basra Provincial Council have called on the federal government to take legal procedures against ExxonMobil's decision to evacuate its engineers working in the West Qurna oil field in the Iraqi province of Basra. ExxonMobil Corp ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 5 to 797

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 5 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 797 for the week ending May 24, from 802 ...

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

Turkey Won't Step Back from Purchasing S-400: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-05-19 12:18
ERBIL - Turkey has made it clear that it will not take any steps back from purchasing Russia's S-400 defense missile system, revealing that Ankara would even jointly produce the S-500 with Moscow. Turkey's close ally, the US, has repeatedly warned Ankara ...

U.S. orders some government employees to leave Iraq, Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the U.S. consulate in Ir ...

Oil prices post gains to recover from one-month low

Waar Media - 2019-05-04 20:22
WAAR_DUHOK Oil prices opened with some gains on Friday to recover from a sudden dive on Thursday, caused by an unexpected increase in U.S. crude oil inventories and with crude production hitting an all-time high. International benchmark Brent crude plumm ...

US to extend waivers tied to Iran’s nuclear program

Waar Media - 2019-05-04 20:22
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. said Friday it would extend waivers granted to nations involved in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that allow them to take part in nonproliferation projects designed to make it harder for Tehran to obtain a nuclear weapon. The projects inc ...