Iraqi Ports Receive 22 Ships This Week

Basra’s ports received 22 commercial ships from different countries this week, according to the Iraqi ports department’s relations & information chief on Thursday. “Umm Qasr port received 17 ships, while Abu Fallous received 3 and al-Maaqal two ships,” Anmar Abdulmenaem al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The Shiite province of Basra, 590 km south of […]

Jordanians Launch Internet Network in Anbar

Anbar’s Investment Committee signed a memorandum of understanding with a Jordanian firm to launch an internet network in the province. “The system will link state-run institutions in Anbar to each other,” a source from the committee told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Saturday. He explained that the people of Anbar will be allowed access to […]

New Plans to Attract Investors in Missan

The Missan governor announced on Thursday new plans and measures to attract investors to the province. “The province mapped out a plan for the current stage to establish investment projects, including parks, hotels and residential compounds,” Mohammad al-Shayaa told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The future plans include big infrastructure projects and other projects which need […]

Minister in International Conference on Bird Flu

An Iraqi agriculture delegation was to participate in an international ministerial conference on bird flu to be held in Vietnam 19-22 of April. An official in the ministry of agriculture stated that the Iraqi delegation was to include Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Dr. Mehdi Qaysi, General Manager of General Service’s livestock Dr. Salah […]

Minister Forecasted Partial Opening of Najaf Airport

Minister of Transport Aamer Abduljabbar said on Thursday that Najaf airport will be partially opened in the coming 48 hours. The Najaf council threatened last Monday (April 12) to declare civil disobedience and to close all the local departments if the central government refused to reopen Najaf’s international airport within 3 days. Intelligence reports stated […]

Asiacell Launches New Per Second Billing

Asiacell announced the launch of its new service on the 11th of April 2010, which utilises the per-second billing system as an optional alternative to the per-minute billing system. The new system charges subscribers per second starting from the first second at a competitive rate. They claim that this offer sets Asiacell apart from other […]

Business as Usual for Oil Companies

Markets hate uncertainty, and as the negotiations about forming the next government drag on, there will be an increasing desire to see these talks draw to a conclusion. One of the main areas of uncertainty has been the issue of oil contracts – specifically, whether a new government would honour the deals struck with the […]