Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Saturday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 17 strikes consisting of 18 […]

Video: Booby-trapped Homes delay Civilians’ Rreturn

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Booby-trapped homes in Iraq delay civilians’ return While Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi forces have made efforts to clear some of the ISIL explosives left behind, there are few resources available to make […]

Iran Starts Pumping Oil from Azar Joint Oilfield

Iran on Tuesday, March 14, began pumping 15,000 barrels/day of crude oil from Azar Oilfield which it shares with Iraq. Early production from the field, located in the border city of Mehran, began in a ceremony held in the presence of Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh. Azar Oilfield development project is aimed at production […]

Gulf Keystone: Statement Regarding Recent Media

Further to reports in the media this week, Gulf Keystone (GKP), operator of the Shaikan Field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, is today clarifying certain points regarding the marketing of Shaikan crude. Recent media does not correctly represent the views of the Company and its Executives. The inference is that the company does not know […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 16th Mar 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQ1055 (-1.9%) / $1083 (-1.5%) (weekly change) (+9.9% and +14.3% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Coalition Strikes Hit ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Thursday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, coalition military forces conducted 12 strikes consisting […]

Cape Pursues Expansion in Iraq

By John Lee. UK-based Cape plc, a provider of critical industrial services to the energy and natural resources sectors, has said that it is pursuing expansion in Iraq, where the Group was awarded initial small contracts from Kuwait Energy and GE during 2016. In its preliminary results for the twelve months to 31 December 2016, […]

UNICEF Iraq Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report, Feb 2017

UNICEF Iraq Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report, February 2017: Highlights Military operations to re-take western parts of Mosul city started on 19 February 2017. The UN estimates that around 750,000 civilians are still residing in the western section of the city. Humanitarian actors are deeply concerned about the situation of civilians, including 412,000 children. Since 19 […]