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Alstom to Develop Rail Projects in Baghdad, Basra

French company Alstom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraqi government for the development of urban transport in Baghdad and Basra. The MoU was signed during the Franco-Iraqi government authorities meeting, in the presence of Dr.Sami Al Araji, Head of National Investment Commission (NIC) of Iraq and Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French Secretary of State. […]

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Fear of Extinction pushes Basra’s Christians to Isolation

By Saad Salloum for Al Monitor. Any opinions here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Shiites around the world celebrated the Arbaeen holiday Nov. 9. This year, Christians in Iraq participated in the Shiite ritual to attest to the coexistence and social interaction between the Christian […]

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US Govt, Basrah Launch Takamul Project

The U.S. Consul General, Timmy Davis, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director, Dr. William Patterson, met with Basrah Governor, Asaad al-Idani, the Acting Provincial Council Chairman, Waled Ghaitan, and other provincial council members on November 6. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the new USAID Iraq Governance Performance […]

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Three-year Strategic Plan for Basra Oil and Gas

Provincial Council of Basra formulates strategic plan to contribute to effective management of the oil and gas sector The southern Governorate of Iraq, Basra, now has a three-year strategic plan for oil and gas. As a key pillar of Basra’s economy, this industry is supposed to employ thousands of workers and generate billions of dollars […]

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Data Portfolios Available for Basra Refinery

The Ministry of Oil has announced the availability of data portfoliso to develop the Basrah refinery. The closing date of selling data portfolios is at the end of the work hours of Sunday the 19th of November 2017, and the receipt of the documents from the companies which would like to fund and execute the above […]

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Basra Governor “quits” after Corruption Investigation

By John Lee. The governor Basra has reportedly stepped down and gone to Iran following an investigation by the Integrity Commission into allegations of corruption against him. The Integrity Commission has asking the foreign ministry in Baghdad to ask Iran to repatriate Majid al-Nasrawi. According to a report from Reuters, a Basra-based politician close to Nasrawi […]

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ABB wins $30m Infrastucture Order in Basra

Swiss-based ABB has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3,000 megawatt (MW) Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq. The completed power plant will be operated by Shamara Holding Group (SHG), one of Iraq’s largest private industrial conglomerates and an independent power producer. The Rumaila power […]

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NIC announces Investment Opportunity in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) in coordination with the Political Prisoners Firm has announced the investment opportunity of operating Al-Khalidoon Medical Center in Basra province. Interested investors are invited to visit the Political Prisoners Firm HQ (Contracts Section) in Al-Jadiriha near the Double Decker Bridge in order to obtain the details profile […]

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Basra Crude Exports to fall in June

By John Lee. Iraq is planning to export 3.215 million barrels per day of Basra crude in June, according to a report from Reuters. Sources told the news agency that the total is slightly lower than last month’s due to a reduction in supplies of the Basra Heavy grade. The exports consist of 2.448 million […]

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A Plague Of Stun Grenades Cause Panic in Basra

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Different groups are using stun grenades to frighten locals in Basra. Sometimes for religious reasons, other times because of political or criminal grudges. For some time now locals in the […]

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