The Karbala governor has opened a modern butcher’s shop in the city, which was constructed by a local company at a total cost of 1 billion Iraqi dinars, a media spokesperson said on Saturday. “The shop is located on the main road between Karbala and Najaf,” Zaheer Majli told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The butcher’s […]
The Ministry of Oil has discussed with Baghdad City Council a mechanism for the distribution of fuel and Kerosene Oil to them through a fuel card. “ Mr. Akram has stressed the establishment of a committee, composed of representatives of the Ministry and City Council for the printing of new fuel cards” as the current […]
The Iraq Ministry of Agriculture has said that the domestic production of agricultural crops and eggs has started to supply a big part of the needs of the Iraqi market. A source in the Ministry said that banning the importation of some crops from neighbouring countries comes after studying the needs of the local market […]
Iraq has signed an agreement to receive the first of two 250-million-dollar loans from the World Bank to help the country plug its budget deficit, the finance ministry said Thursday.
Iraq’s finance minister, Bayan Jabor has said that the country has raised $2.1bn from local banks to fund electricity projects, Reuters has reported.
Meanwhile, observers have warned that rising tensions over disputed territory in northern Iraq could trigger further displacement, the IDMC report said.
There are more than one million unemployed in Iraq.
Shahristani faced challenges to his authority by Kurdish leaders who continue to strike oil deals in defiance of his ministry.
“In this scenario, the role of Iraqi supplies may be more of a brake on rising prices than a catalyst to a lower price path,” the report explained. “In any case, the Iraqi auction clearly opens the door for a careful review of the conventional wisdom on the outlook for oil prices over the next […]
Hundreds of oil workers employed at the South Refineries Company demonstrated on Thursday in Basra demanding to dissolve the firm’s board of directors and to release their share of revenues.
Iraq’s oil sector is changing, and so could the identity of the man in charge. Asked if he hoped to keep his post as the minister of oil in the next Iraqi government, Dr Hussain al Shahristani said he would be happy to step aside. “I wouldn’t try to stay unless I was forced to […]
Thirty girls in Talafar have graduated on Friday from a training course in stained glass. “The girls were different ages and all were from Talafar (60 km) northwest of Mosul,” Mahdi Ghazi Ilias, a source from the course, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that during the course, experts trained the girls to develop […]