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Iran Dispatches First Gas Oil Cargo to Iraq

Iran dispatched the first cargo of its gas oil to Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Wednesday, Alireza Ashnagar Iran’s Kordestan province deputy governor general for political, security and social affairs said. He noted that 290,000 liter of gas oil were sent by 10 tankers to the Iraqi Kurdistan region in a bid to enhance living conditi​on […]

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Iraq Shuts Down Internet Again

By John Lee. Iraq has turned off its internet yet again to coincide with student exams, according to a report from The Register. Authorities have instructed all ISPs to shut off the internet for specific three-hour blocks, the latest happening early on Thursday. The country-wide shutdown has prompted fierce criticism from groups both within and […]

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Saudi Aid to Iraq held up in Baghdad

By John Lee. A consignment of aid from Saudi Arabia, intended for Anbar Province, has reportedly been held up at Baghdad airport because of Iraqi government red tape. according to a report in a local publication on Thursday. Arab News says the 315 tons of food, shelter and medicine had been sent on three planes […]

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Counter-ISIL Strikes Target 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 on Thursday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Fighter and […]

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Iran to Increase Investment in Southern Iraq

The Chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, Yahya Ale Eshaq, has called for increased investment and trade with the southern provinces of Iraq, including Basrah. Iraq’s Basra Province is a good market for export of Iranian commodities including oil, gas, food, building materials, technical and engineering services, he added. The official referred to the resolution […]

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NATO Trains Iraqi Officers in Countering IEDs

NATO is helping Iraqi officers learn how to find and defuse Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Between 1 May and 6 June 2016, two dozen officers are undertaking courses at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre in Amman, Jordan. NATO is also providing “train the trainer” instruction, enabling the officers to build the professionalism […]

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Iraq Confirms April Oil Export Data

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has declared oil exports of 100.9 million barrels for April, which brought in revenues of 3.386 billion dollars, according to the final statistics of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). This equates to an average selling price of $33.38 per barrel, and an export rate of 3.363 million […]

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UN Advertises Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Political Advisor (UNDP) Project Coordinator (UNDP) Procurement Analyst (UNDP) Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Oversight (UNDP) Social Cohesion and Community Mobilization Specialist (UNDP) International Consultant – Community Mobilization Specialist for UNHABITAT (UNDP) International Consultant/ Municipal Finance Expert (Budget and Execution) (UNDP) Child […]

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