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Iraq Signs Convention on Settlement of Investment Disputes

The Chairman of Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), Dr. Sami Al-Araji, has signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention). Iraq has become the 160th country to sign the Convention and the 152nd country to become a member of the International Centre Settlement of […]

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Coalition Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

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

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Iraqi Oil Selling for $30 Per Barrel

By Simon Kent. Traders in Europe have reported to Reuters that the Basra Light grade of crude is selling for $30 on the European market, as Iraq gains on Saudi Arabia as one of the main suppliers of oil to EU countries. Last year, Basra split its exports into Basra Light and Basra Heavy grades and […]

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The Iraq Club, 9th December, Dubai: Speakers Announced

Advertising Feature The Iraq Club is a unique business-focussed networking event that showcases business leaders and experts, who have first-hand experience of operating in the Iraq energy market. At our next meeting, taking place in less than 3 weeks time, we have confirmed a fantastic line up of speakers, including: Simon Daman Willems, Managing Director, Basrah Gas Company Ben […]

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Jump in Iraqi Crude Exports to US

By Simon Kent. Iraqi crude exports to the US surged to 521,000 bpd for October, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA.) The increase in exports of Iraqi crude to the US marks a historic shift, since US imports of Iraqi crude actually decreased after 2003 despite the gradual increase in Iraqi production, with […]

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Canada Changes Iraq Mission

By Simon Kent. Recently elected Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has announced a plan to increase the number of training personnel working with Kurdish Peshmerga in Northern Iraq. The number of Canadian advisers and trainers currently stands at 69. The announcement comes after Trudeau pledged to end Canadian air support to Iraqi forces fighting the so […]

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Iraqi Forces Advance into Ramadi

By Simon Kent. Iraqi army forces, supported by pro-government Sunni tribes and US air strikes, have advanced into central Ramadi according to officials quoted in UPI. The reported capture of the train station in the centre of the town  would mark the culmination of a series of “shaping operations” to cut off ISIS from their […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 12th Nov 2015). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at ID999 / $1,036 (-3.4%) (weekly change) (-28.9% and -30.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded shares […]

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Oil Pipeline with Jordan ‘a Priority’ for Iraq

By John Lee. Iraqi Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari has said that the oil pipeline between Iraq and Jordan is a priority for the Iraqi government. He told the Jordanian news agency Petra that Baghdad is currently considering the best alternatives to change the pipeline’s course to pass through safer areas inside the country. The added […]

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Iran, Iraq Sign 6-Year Gas Deal

Iran has agreed to send 35 mcm/d of its gas to the Iraqi city of Basra for a period of 6-years. Based on the deal, signed by Head of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Reza Araqi and Iraqi Deputy Minister of Electricity Khalid Hassan Saleh, Iran will supply 20mcm/d of natural gas to Basra in […]

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