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Iraq’s Ambitious Oil Plan Faces One Major Problem | OilPrice.com

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Oilprice - 2019-06-04 00:16

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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 ...

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...

Iraq's IHEC Sets Provincial Elections for April, 2020

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Monday that it has set the provincial elections for April 20, 2020. The election has been delayed for about two years due to certain political and security concerns. Meanwhile, Rzga ...

[VIDEO]: Kurdish Figure Lobbying in D.C. to Become Iraq’s President

BAS News - 2019-06-07 17:54
He spent 26 nights at Trump's D.C. Hotel ERBIL - In attempts to lobby the Trump administration to help him become the President of Iraq, a Kurdish figure has written letters to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urg ...

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 ...

Farmers’ crop field burned in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar region: mayor

E-Kurd - 2019-06-04 20:58
SINJAR, Northwest Iraq,— Farmers’ crop field was set on fire in a village in Sinjar on Tuesday, an official said. Sinjar is home to the majority of the world’s Yazidis. Acting Sinjar mayor Saad Hamid told NRT TV that the fire took place near Warde villag ...

Iraq says ExxonMobil to resume operations in Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. oil company ExxonMobil will resume operations in Iraq’s southern Basra province on Sunday, the government-owned Basra Oil Company announced Saturday. The move comes less than a month after the energy giant evacuated around 30 employees fr ...

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 ...

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 ...

ExxonMobil to Return Foreign Staff to Iraq Soon

BAS News - 2019-05-31 23:26
ERBIL - ExxonMobil has decided to return its foreign staff to Iraq's southern West Qurna 1 oilfield on upcoming Sunday as the government agreed to provide additional security, senior Iraqi oil officials were quoted as saying. Earlier the month, the oil c ...

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

Iraqoilreport - 2019-05-30 21:44

WHO helping Iraq’s children

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-30 11:45
Article WHO helping Iraq’s children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Vaccinating Iraq’s children

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-29 17:21
Article Vaccinating Iraq’s children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

France ‘opposes in principle’ Iraq's death penalty for nationals

Rûdaw - 2019-05-27 14:55
"It respects the sovereignty of Iraq's institutions ...

French telecom giant Orange stripped of stake in Iraq’s Korek Telecom

E-Kurd - 2019-05-24 23:53
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi industry regulator has stripped France’s Orange SA of its stake in wireless operator Korek and handed it to a group of local investors, according to an official document seen by Bloomberg. An administrative order from Iraq’s Communicat ...

The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 2

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-08 19:38
The Iraqi Institute for Development focuses on repairing damage to children’s education inflicted by Daesh. They have established a series of centres specifically for this task. Article The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 2 Appeared ...

The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 1

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-07 16:25
The Iraqi Institute for Development has been educating Iraq’s youth since 2003. Its work is tailored to help young Iraqis through political changes. Article The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 1 Appeared first on The Global Coalitio ...