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PetroChina rig at Halfaya

Iraq Negotiates with Exxon, Petrochina

By John Lee. Iraq’s Deputy Oil Minister has said that Iraq is negotiating with Exxon Mobil and Petrochina to develop the Artawi and Nahran Omar [Nahr Bin Umar, Nahr Umr] oil fields in the south of the country. Fayyad Al-Nima, who has been acting oil minister since Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] “suspended his participation” […]

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Strikes Continue Against 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 yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Strikes in Syria Attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft conducted 14 strikes in Syria: Near Abu Kamal, a strike destroyed an ISIL vehicle. Near […]

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Iraqi Army soldier training at Camp Taji (Inherent Resolve)

Iraqi forces in Ninevah eye the ultimate prize: Mosul

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Almost four months into the launch of the Ninevah Liberation Operation, Iraqi forces managed to secure a major gain July 9 by capturing the strategic Qayyarah air base in the southern countryside of Ninevah […]

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US Refuels French F-2 Rafale Aircraft Over Iraq (Inherent Resolve)

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 Monday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported n Tuesday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, ground […]

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KC-135 Stratotanker over Turkey (Inherent Resolve)

Coalition Strikes Target ISIL in Iraq, Syria

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

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Iraq considers Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE)

The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) recently held a meeting with a delegation from the Iraqi Businessmen Association (IBA). In the course of the talks, the representatives of Iraq’s production and trading companies learnt about BUCE main activities and principles as well as the advantages of leveraging the exchange mechanism to boost Belarus-Iraq bilateral trade. […]

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Iraqis Suffer Record Heat

By Simon Kent. Iraqis suffered a second summer of 50C temperatures with the barometer climbing to 53C (127F) over the weekend, and the government declaring a national holiday. Iraqis typically describe this weather as akin to being in an oven or having a hair dryer blown against skin on a hot setting. While many Iraqis […]

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Iraqi Army soldier training at Camp Taji (Inherent Resolve)

Concern over Post ISIS Iraq Landscape

By Mustafa Sadoon for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The military protocol agreement signed July 12 between the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government and the United States might create controversy in Iraq’s public and political circles, especially those that do not have good relations with the […]

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Deep Casing Tools Deploys First System in Iraq

Scotland-based casing and completion tool specialist Deep Casing Tools has continued its Middle East expansion with a successful deployment of its unique drillable turbine technology in Iraq. The company’s 7” Turbocaser Express™ high-speed reaming system was deployed recently for a client who had experienced previous liner running issues. The Turbocaser Express™ reamed through multiple problematic […]

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US files suit against DynCorp over Iraq Contract

By John Lee. The United States has filed a False Claims Act complaint against DynCorp International Inc. (DynCorp) alleging that it knowingly submitted inflated claims in connection with a State Department contract to train Iraqi police forces (CIVPOL contract). The United States filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  […]

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Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) Atom armoured vehicle

Russian firm Stopped Armoured Vehicle Shipments to Iraq

By John Lee. Russia’s Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) reportly stopped deliveries of armoured vehicles to Iraq due to delayed payments. TASS, citing UVZ`s 2015 annual report, stated: “In 2015, the UVZ Corporation stopped the shipping of the defense production to the No.356 customer (Iraq) due to delayed payments.” (Source: Defense World)

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