Press conference on Agriculture

The Bureau of Information, Ministry of Agriculture press conference on the agricultural will be held from 14 to 21 April, with the participation of the Ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources, Iraq Exhibitions Company, a group of businessmen and Arab and foreign companies..

German Envoy Meets Businessmen in Basra

The German ambassador in Iraq has arrived in Basra province and met with a number of local businessmen, the head of the Businessmen Union in the province said on Saturday. “Accompanied by some of his advisors, the German ambassador, Paul von Maltzahn, arrived on Saturday in Basra and met with a number of businessmen and […]

1st Umra Flight to Jeddah Airport

The first flight carrying pilgrims has taken off from Ninewa Airport to Jeddah International Airport, a civilian source said on Saturday. “The plane, carrying 223 pilgrims from local residents aboard, took off this afternoon,” the source, who requested anonymity, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Umra is a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims […]

OPEC to Keep Quota Unchanged With Oil Above $80, Survey Shows

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will uphold its target of 24.845 million barrels a day when it meets in Vienna on March 17, according to 42 of 44 analysts surveyed this week. Shokri Ghanem, chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corp. said on March 9 that “no new decision is expected,” while Saudi Arabian Oil […]

Poultry Research Project Ended

A source in Karbala’ agriculture directorate said that  poultry raising research had ended. The project aimed at training farmers to use new techniques. ( Al SumariaTV )

Loan Program for Teachers Launched in Wassit

A loan program for school teachers and education department personnel has been launched in Wassit province, a local official said on Thursday. “The program is being implemented in coordination with Al-Rafidayn Bank,” an official from the Loans Committee, Abbas Kadhem, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Beneficiaries will be given 5 million Iraqi dinars (ID) each […]

Ports Personnel Contracts Extended to May after protests

Part-time personnel working for the Ports Company have had their contracts extended to May following a peaceful demonstration in Basra city. “The procedure came in the light of instructions from the minister of transportation, Eng. Aamer Abduljabbar Ismail…,” a media official from the company, Anmar al-Safi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. On Thursday, dozens of […]

Najaf Book Fair Opens

Najaf’s third book fair opened on Friday (March 12) with the participation of Arab and foreign publishing houses, a local official said. “Tomorrow, the Cultural Affairs Department in Najaf will open the largest book fair in the province…,” the head of the intellectual and cultural affairs department in the province, Jihad al-Hassani, told Aswat al-Iraq […]

Cement Public Company Signs Rehabilitation Contracts

Cement Public Company affiliated to Iraq Ministry of Industry and Minerals said that the ministry signed many contracts with Iraqi and international companies in order to renew cement facilities in Iraq and to increase their productivity. A source in the company said that the ministry signed a contract with Al Massira Iraqi Company to rehabilitate […]