Iraqi President Jalal Talabani called for an expansion of economic relations with Egypt, and using the experience of Egyptian firms in the rebuilding process of Iraq. “It is important to have a strategic alliance with Egypt within all fields,” an Iraqi presidential release quoted Talabani. He noted that the rebuilding of Iraq is a key-issue […]
Iraq plans to boost power capacity to 27,000 megawatts in four years after opening its gas sector with a contract awarded to Royal Dutch Shell, this will need an investmnt of at least $3 billion to $4 billion per year, Iraq’s Electricity Minister Karim Waheed told Reuters on Sunday.
Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has issued a tender for the purchase of around 675,000 tonnes of petrol and around 38,250 tonnes of gas oil
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker has said the airline has received approval to fly to Baghdad, Erbil, and Najaf in Iraq
Work continues on the start of a project to build 250 low-cost housing units in Karbala province. “The units will be allocated to poor families in the province,” a provincial source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Sunday. She explained that each unit will cost ID10 million. “The 250 units will be completed within four […]
Captain Salim Jabbar, marine navigation department manager in Iraqi Ports Company, said “The largest two tugs, Al-Fayha’a and AlAshaar, will serve the Iraqi ports company, which will contribute to departing and docking operations from Basrah and Al-Ameeq oil ports.” He added in an exclusive statement to Eye media reporter that “Iraqi ports are on the […]
An Italian firm has finished the process of renovating three generators in a power station in Kirkuk province. “The units are gas-driven,” a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Sunday. He noted that a German firm is working on a generator at another gas-driven power station in Kirkuk. ( Aswat Al Iraq )
The Baghdad Mayoralty will allocate 10 billion Iraqi dinars (ID) as emergency funds to improve services in the eastern Baghdad district of Sadr City, according to the mayoralty chief, Saber al-Issawi, on Sunday. Issawi made the remarks during an inspection tour of Sadr City escorted by officials in Sadr 1 and Sadr 2 municipalities as […]
Staff from the Iraqi Electricity Ministry on Sunday launched the process of preliminary operation of a new power station in Missan province. “The station’s capacity is 180 Mwatt,” a local media source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that the station will improve power supply in the province, especially in the marshes. ( Aswat […]
The ration card system has to be reviewed, Iraqi Trade Minister Safaal-Din al-Safi said on Sunday. “We are being unjust to the poor when we give them the same share as rich people,” al-Safi said in a release issued by his ministry and received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that the ration card […]
The oil dispute between Iraq and the autonomous northern region of Kurdistan has been resolved.
Iraq’s oil ministry has sent the final draft of a gas deal with Royal Dutch Shell to cabinet for approval, Iraq’s Oil Minister said on Thursday.