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Iran selling oil at ‘very good’ volume: Parliament Energy Committee

Iran selling oil at ‘very good’ volume: Parliament Energy Committee

Rûdaw - 2019-06-05 17:06
"Meticulous oversight and adequate measures are needed ...
Iran selling oil at ‘very good’ volume: Parliament Energy Committee - Rûdaw

No Talks with US Unless Sanctions are Lifted: Iran

BAS News - 2019-07-02 00:53
ERBIL - Iran has made it clear that it would hold no talks with the US unless the current sanctions on the country are lifted, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh revealed on Monday. "If United States and the administration wants to change the environmen ...

Oil tanker attacks ‘leverage’ for sanctioned Iran

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Recent oil tanker attacks in the Gulf could be “leverage” for Iran against sanctions imposed by the U.S. administration on the country’s oil exports, a political expert said. Iran’s oil exports have been drastically affected by the sanctions t ...

Almodóvar Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at Venice Festival

ANF - 2019-06-15 09:47
Pedro Almodóvar declared: “I am very excited and honoured with the gift of this Golden Lion. I have very good memories of the Venice Film Festival. ...

Oil prices increase at week beginning June 11

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $64.01 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $54.21 at 07.19 GMT on Monday. The expectations of extending oil production cut agreement between the Organizat ...

Gorran Headquarter Comes Under Fire, Guard Killed

BAS News - 2019-06-11 10:18
ERBIL — The headquarter of Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaymaniyah came under attack early hours on Tuesday, leaving at least one guard killed. Police in the city and Gorran itself are yet to officially comment on the attack. KNN, the mouthpiece media o ...

US oil output at record level

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil inventories increased in the U.S. last week, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Commercial crude oil stocks rose 6.8 million barrels, or 1.4 percent, to 483.3 million barrels for t ...

“Kurdish Struggle” panel discussion at British Parliament

ANF - 2019-06-06 12:23
A panel discussion titled “The Kurdish People’s Struggle for Democracy in Turkey” was held at the British Parliament. ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Parliament on Kirkuk Bombings: Iraq Failed to Protect its People

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament condemned the chain bombings in central Kirkuk, saying that the Iraqi government has failed to protect the people of the Kurdish province. Late on Thursday, a series of terrorist attacks rocked Kirkuk and left at least ...

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. ...

Arab, Muslim leaders gather in Mecca for Iran-focused summits

Rûdaw - 2019-05-30 22:56
Iran was represented at the meeting ...

US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday accused Iran of being behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early this month. Speaking in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, Bolton said the attacks took pl ...

Oil mixed with fall in Iran’s exports, US-China woes

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were mixed in Thursday’s trading start as Iran’s oil exports showed month-on-month decreases in May, while market concerns persist over global oil demand due to troubled Sino-U.S. trade relations. International benchmark Brent ...

Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran exchange prisoners

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
HAJI OMARAN, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan region and Iran swapped twenty five prisoners, who had been arrested and sentenced for various crimes, at Haji Omeran international border crossing on Wednesday. Iraqi Kurdistan handed over twenty pr ...

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

Iraqoilreport - 2019-05-24 13:03

Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 14:25
DEIR al-ZOR,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the cen ...

Nomination for Kurdistan President Open Now: Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced on Sunday the nomination for Kurdistan Region president. The parliament convened on 8th May and reactivated Kurdistan Region presidency after a political deal was reached by Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), ...