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Italy Increases Support to Iraq

Italian Foreign Minister Paulo Gentiloni has met with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al Jafaari, telling him: “We are standing by you while Mosul is being liberated and we will continue to be by your side through the post-Daesh stabilisation process. Italy intends to keep its commitment in the region, by supporting the Baghdad Government and […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Programme Specialist, Gender Based Violence, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) SCOPE IT Solution Associate (two positions), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Administrative Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Field Security Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Education […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Senior Supply Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) SCOPE IT Solution Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Associate Coordination Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Officer […]

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Iraq Oil Exports Break Record

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has said that total oil exports for November have reached a record high of 4.051 million bpd. The figure is made up of 3.407 million bpd from the southern oilfields, 64,000 bpd from Kirkuk, and 580,000 bpd exported from fields controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The Ministry […]

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Nearly 3,000 Iraqis Killed in November

A total of 2,885 Iraqis were killed and another 1,380 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in November 2016*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The number of civilians killed in November was 926 (including 07 federal police, Sahwa civil defence, […]

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Military Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack aircraft and rocket […]

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Iraq “finalizing” $2.5bn Chinese Military Deal

By John Lee. IHS Jane’s 360 reports that Iraq is close to finalising a $2.5-billion order for Chinese military equipment. Iraq’s Mawazin news agency, cited “well-informed sources” as saying the deal includes HQ-9 long-range air defence systems, derived from the Russian S-300PMU system. It may also include Type 99 tanks and other Chinese military equipment. […]

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Avangardco Iraq Business falls by half

By John Lee. Ukrainian egg producer Avangardco has said that its exports of shell eggs decreased by 50 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016, due to what it described as “the unstable situation in Iraq“. In the period, the company sold 59 mln units to Iraq, down from 119 mln units in 3Q […]

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New Financing for Iraqi Projects

By John Lee. GE, Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) have reportedly signed a financing MoU to accelerate the development of power and infrastructure projects in Iraq. According to TradeArabia, a similar financing agreement with the three entities earlier this year facilitated the completion of the first phase of the ‘Power […]

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Shell “Considering Selling” Iraq Oil Assets

By John Lee. Shell is reported to be considering selling its oil fields in Iraq, as part of a global $30-billion asset disposal program. The move follows the company’s $54-billion acquisition of gas company BG Group earlier this year. Industry sources told Reuters that Shell has found only limited financial benefits in recent years from […]

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Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, bomber, fighter and remotely […]

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