Iraq oil output goals unlikely to be met: Report

Iraq’s ambitious plans to boost crude oil production is not likely to be met, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates said in a report on Wednesday. These “highly ambitious plans … are unlikely to be fully realized given political, security, operational and infrastructure challenges”.

2 Permits to Build in Muthanna

The investment commission in Muthanna has granted two permits to local investors for the establishment of a residential city and markets in the province. “The Muthanna commission has granted 36 investment permits to local and foreign companies thus far,” an official from the commission’s public relations department, Ali Hannon, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The […]

Dora Rail Project launched.

Iraq’s electricity and transport ministries have announced the launch of a joint railroad project that will carry fuel to the Dora Power Station in southern Baghdad, Aswat al-Iraq has reported. Transport minister, Amir Abduljabbar has said that a similar project will be carried out in Basra province, south of Baghdad. ( AME Info FZ LLC […]

Baghdad Water Shortage ‘Solved in 20 Months’

The water shortage problem in Baghdad will be solved in 20 months, the Baghdad Mayor Sabir al-Issawi said on Monday. “Stage – 1 of the Rusafa giant water project that will be soon finished will produce around 910 thousand cubic meters of water per day,” al-Issawi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the […]

ISX Index Drops on Security Deterioration

The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) index dropped slightly on Monday by 0.04% after the recent explosions that rattled the Iraqi capital, to close at 91.2 points as share prices of 12 firms out of a total 27 that traded in Monday’s session went down. Baghdad had been hit by a series of car bombing attacks […]


Iraqi عربي English marHaba مَرحَبا hello ustaath أستاذ sir, professor ahlan wa sahlan أهلاً وسَهلاً hello, welcome Shlohnak? شلونَك How are you? zehn زین good al Hamdulillah الحَمدُلله‌ praise be to God aani آني I ismi إسمي my name Tsharrafna تشَرفنا Nice to meet you (you honor us). Wili ishsharraf وإلي الشَرَف And nice to […]

Erbil Hosts Agriculture Conference

The USAID Inma Program helps farmers improve quality, increase quantity, and reduce costs of production. This was the message coming out of a conference held in the Kurdistan regional capital Erbil .about the current situation of the agriculture sector in The aim was to increase local agricultural production so that it can supply the regional […]

Opec Output Falls Iraqi Oil Production Slumps

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in March saw output fall for the first time in a year as a large drop in Iraqi production outweighed a small increase by quota-bound members, a survey by Dow Jones Newswires showed yesterday. The survey, which is based on input from oil traders, analysts and industry sources, […]

Test Flights Begin at Erbil Airport.

Stafford Clarry, Erbil airport director said that the first aircraft arrived yesterday from Turkey, and it landed on the new airport runway , which is scheduled to go through a development phase lasting several months. The new airport features a runway 4800 m long and 90 m width which is the longest runway in Middle […]