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EUR 57.5m Contracts to Support Mosul Recovery

EU Signs Contracts of 57.5 Million Euros with UN to Support Mosul Recovery, Promises Additional 20 Million Euros Next Month A delegation from the United Nations in Iraq and the European Union Mission to Iraq yesterday toured a number of EU-funded and UN implemented projects in Mosul, seeing first-hand the clearance, stabilization, rehabilitation and development […]

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Increased Oil Production at Halfaya

By John Lee. Production at Halfaya oilfield has reportedly increased by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) to a total of 370,000 bpd. Adnan Noshi, head of Maysan Oil Company, told Reuters that output rose after the completion of a new oil processing facility. A further increase to 470,000 bpd is expected next quarter. (Source: Reuters)

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Deloitte report on Kurdistan Oil and Gas – Q2, 2018

Fourth Deloitte report on Oil and Gas Review in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq – Q2 of 2018 Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018, after a review of the […]

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Joint Operations Command-Iraq Briefing

By Army Col. Jonathan Byrom (via Teleconference From Baghdad), 11th Dec 2018: STAFF: Good morning. We will begin our brief with a quick communication check. Sir, can you hear me? COLONEL JONATHAN BYROM: This is Colonel Byrom. I can hear you. STAFF: This brief should last approximately 45 minutes. We have Colonel Jonathan Byrom, Task […]

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Upgrading al-Karamah Border Crossing with Jordan

IOM and UNODC Sign Agreement with the Government of Jordan to Upgrade al-Karamah Border Crossing Point In partnership with the Government of Jordan, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed an official partnership yesterday (10/12) to upgrade the al-Karamah border crossing point between Iraq and […]

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EU, World Bank support Iraq Energy Sector Reforms

In the framework of the financing agreement signed yesterday by the Government of Iraq (GoI) and the European Union (EU) committing €14 million (US$15.8 equivalent) to support the government’s efforts to ensure increased and more reliable energy access for the Iraqi population, the EU and the World Bank Group (WBG) have signed today a €12.85 […]

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Germany Enhances Support for Community Policing in Iraq

This week the German Federal Foreign Office bolstered IOM’s Community Policing (CP) programme in Iraq by providing an additional 1.7 million Euros, raising Germany’s total contributions to this important effort to 5.7 million Euros. IOM’s CP programme aims to contribute to enhanced security and stability in Iraq, by facilitating dialogue between communities and law enforcement […]

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Germany gives another EUR 22m for Stabilization in Iraq

The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs has contributed an additional EUR 22 million to the UNDP Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas of Iraq liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings the Ministry’s contribution to EUR 80.2 million and the total support from the […]

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Why has Illiteracy Rate gone up in Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. According to the head of the literacy department at the Directorate General of Education in Basra, Karim Handhal Abdul Karim, student participation in literacy centers in Iraq’s southern province […]

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