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Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say

Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say

FOX News - 2019-05-31 08:07
Iraqi security officials say a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk has killed at least four people and wounded 23. ...
Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say - FOX News

Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

BBC - 2019-06-25 01:07
A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100. ...

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

A voluntary cleaning campaign in the streets of Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Raqqa – The Hygiene office of the people’s municipality in Raqqa organized a joint cleaning campaign between the Hygiene office and the department of Environment and Parks of the municipality. The campaign is the result of several former campaigns carried ...

Ethnic cleansing in Afrin: 60,000 people resettled in the city

ANF - 2019-06-09 12:21
At least 60,000 people have been moved to Afrin. Families transferred from other regions were placed in the center of Jindirês, Şiyê, Bilbilê, Şêra and Afrin. ...

Oil prices see decrease at week beginning June 3

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $61.30 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $53.06 at 06.56 GMT on Monday. The U.S.’ crude oil production increased by 97,000 barrels per day (bpd) to the ...

Explosion in Azaz leaves at least 16 dead and 33 wounded

ANF - 2019-06-02 22:41
A big explosion occurred in Azaz, which is under Turkish occupation. At least 16 people died and 33 people were injured in the explosion. ...

Iraq’s oil exports up over 6 percent in May

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq exported nearly 110.74 million barrels of crude oil in May, up from 103.98 million in April, marking an increase of 6.48 percent, the country’s oil ministry announced Saturday. In a statement published on its official website, the ministr ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 3 to 800

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased to 800 in the week ending May 31, up by 3 over the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The rise in weekly oil rig count, together with U.S. ...

Turkey launches operation against PKK fighters in northern Iraq

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-28 21:52
Defence ministry says nine Kurdish fighters have been killed in the operation taking place in Iraq's Hakurk region. ...

Iraqi biker gang targeted by pre-dawn raids across western Germany

Rûdaw - 2019-05-27 00:13
Counterfeit money, drugs, computers, cell phones and data carriers were confiscated in the pre-dawn raids. ...

Car Bomb on Iraq-Syria Border Kills Five

BAS News - 2019-05-26 17:12
ERBIL — A car bomb blast in the border areas between Iraq and Syria on Sunday has left at least five people killed, Iraqi military sources said. The terrorist attack was carried out in Awinat village of Rabi’aa, western Iraq. Preliminary reports said als ...

Iran could block Strait of Hormuz if US deploys troops: Iraq oil minister

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 21:45
Trump has agreed to deploy 1,500 more troops to the Middle East ...

IS Kills 4 Civilians in Iraq’s Salahaddin Province

BAS News - 2019-05-25 13:45
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out an attack in Shargat district of Salahaddin province on Saturday and killed at least four people. According security sources cited by Iraqi media, the attack targeted a district populated by Jimela tribe. ...

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 ...

Baghdad-Kurdistan oil disputes flare up in Parliament - Iraq Oil Report

Iraqoilreport - 2019-05-24 13:03

Four People Killed after Sadr Supporters Attacked Najaf Shopping Mall

BAS News - 2019-05-16 10:15
ERBIL — At least four people were killed in Iraq’s southern city of Najaf where supporters of Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attacked a shopping mall overnight on Wednesday. The mall belongs to a business man close to Sadr Movement, but he was accu ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 2 to 805

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 2 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 805 for the week ending May 10, from 807 ...

Four people including two kids injured in armed attack in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Clash erupted after a house was targeted by an armed attack in Amed city. Two people in the house and two kids playing outside were wounded. ...