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Kurdistan exported just under 40 million barrels of oil in late 2018: Audit firm

Kurdistan exported just under 40 million barrels of oil in late 2018: Audit firm

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-02 16:34
A worker operates valves at the Nihran Bin Omar field, outside Basra, Jan. 12, 2017. (Photo: AP/Nabil al-Jurani) ...
Kurdistan exported just under 40 million barrels of oil in late 2018: Audit firm - Kurdistan24

Iraq Increased Oil Exports in May: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL - Iraq was able to increase its oil exports in May, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement on Tuesday, explaining that it exported over 110 million barrels of crude oil last month. "Iraq’s total exports of crude oil in May reached about 110,737,29 ...

Iraq has produced more than 408 million barrels of oil this year

Kurdiu - 2019-06-22 18:46

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 00:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An American English lecturer Peter Jacksen Choi has died after falling from his balcony in the city of Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan on Saturday, police said. Head of Sulaimani Police Communication and Press Office Sar ...

Over 140,000 Tourists Visited Kurdistan During Eid al-Fitr: Tourism Board

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
ERBIL - About 145,000 tourists visited the Kurdistan Region during the first two days of Eid al-Fitr holidays alone, said the Board of Tourism in a statement on Friday, adding that it would reveal the complete number who visited the autonomous region dur ...

Internet freedom declined in Turkey under Erdoğan

ANF - 2019-06-07 09:00
Internet freedom, said the Freedom House report, “declined in Turkey under the authoritarian tenure of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. ...

65 illegal oil refineries still in operation in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There are still 65 out of 124 illegal refineries in Erbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan and they are still in operation and smuggle oil. According to NRT the illicit refineries do not had any legal, environmental and ...

120 villages evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan due to Turkish strikes: official

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
Turkish strikes wound three KDP Peshmerga fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Bradost area. HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least 120 villages have been evacuated in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s sub-district of Sidakan due to Turkish airstrikes on the a ...

All media speeches were suspended by the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani, the media organizations of the party to stop any political escalation of speech in the Kurdistan Region or Iraq. “The critical situation in the region and Iraq in general, and the K ...

One day school of Jineoloji in Eindhoven

ANF - 2019-06-03 18:03
The International Free Women's Foundation (IFWF) has opened a one-day school of jineoloji in Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. ...

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 ...

The Difficult migration of fish in Lake Van

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 20:32
WAAR_DUHOK The post The Difficult migration of fish in Lake Van appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan region

E-Kurd - 2019-05-28 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lawmakers in Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday. Barzani, who had been servi ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition partners discuss the role of women in the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 02:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 21, 2019, Major General Basil Mohammad, Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics, received a delegation from the Coalition partners at the main hall of the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their meeting ...

A visit to the civil council of Al Siwar town

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 02:08
Deir Zour – the civil council of Al Siwar town of Deir Zour, which was opened in early 2018, continues to provide its services to the people of the town, without neglecting the restoration of roads, repairing sanitation networks, providing drinking water ...

Gazprom Neft produces its two-millionth ton of oil in Kurdistan, Iraq

Worldoil - 2019-05-16 16:22

Iraqi Council of Representatives investigates the exports of oil in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-05-09 23:05

IS Slaughters Family of Eight in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-09 20:23
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have slaughtered a family of eight in eastern part of Mosul, a security source confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Kawar, where they killed the chief of the region, his wife, and his six ch ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-05-08 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Tergever district drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia. ...