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AISSOT first Crude Oil Shipment from Iraq

Following from the recent launch of its new Iraq-based bunkering operation, Al Iraqia Shipping Services and Oil Trading (AISSOT) has announced its first shipment of crude oil from Iraq. The company said it shipped its first 2 million bbl of crude oil on their very large crude carrier MT Basra (pictured) on November 18, “successfully […]

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Statement from IMF Mission on Iraq

The Iraqi authorities and the staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) continued discussions in Amman from November 17 to 21, 2017 on the third review of Iraq’s 36-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The IMF Executive Board approved the SBA on July 7, 2016 (See Press Release No. 16/321), and completed the second review on August […]

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Last IS-held Iraqi Town Retaken

By Shelly Kittleson for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  After a week of long hauls through threatening desert terrain and villages to take up positions, Iraqi troops and local fighters on Nov. 17 captured Rawa, the last urban […]

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Jordan to Spearhead Syria, Iraq Reconstruction

By John Lee. Jordan’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Ya’rub al-Qudah (pictured), has reportedly signed an agreement with a leading American company and a number of international firms to build an airport and a major logistics center to facilitate reconstruction for Syria and Iraq. According to Al Arabiya, the new facility will be built in […]

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Germany continues Support for Iraqi Children

UNICEF thanks the people of Germany for their continued support to the children of Iraq Years of conflict have severely curtailed the rights of children in Iraq. Their rights to protection from violence, education and access to safe drinking water are under assault from nearly every direction. “UNICEF is working with partners like the German […]

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Iraq Stock Market ends week 6.3% Up

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 16th Nov 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD815 (+6.3%) / $838 (+6.6%) (weekly change) (-15.1% and -11.6% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Finance and Administration (F&A) Manager, International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) Movement Control Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) (Source: UN)

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Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 34 strikes consisting of 56 engagements Nov. 13-16, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Yesterday in […]

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Pope auctions Lamborghini to help Iraqi Christians

Pope Francis was presented with the keys to a brand-new Lamborghini Huracan on Wednesday by officials from the luxury car maker. The special edition car, however, will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s in London and the proceeds given to four charities in Pope Francis’ name. Pope Francis blessed the car and signed the hood after […]

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KCA Deutag Wins New Iraq Drilling Contracts

By John Lee. UK-based drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag has announced that it has been awarded a one year contract for two rigs to carry out land drilling operations in Southern Iraq. Its T-210 rig (pictured) will move from Oman to work along with the T-601, bringing the company’s total number of rigs in […]

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