Airstrikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Airstrikes in Syria Bomber, fighter and remotely piloted […]

More than 1,300 Iraqis Killed in August

According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 1,325 Iraqis were killed and another 1,811 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in August 2015*. The number of civilians killed was 585 (including 20 civilian police and casualty figures in Anbar), and the number of civilians injured was 1,103 […]

Currency Auction Results, 31st Aug

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has reported that 20 banks and 6 remittance companies took part in its currency auction on Tuesday. A total of $176,164,831 sold at a price of 1166 Iraqi Dinars (IQD) per dollar. (Source: Central Bank of Iraq)   Related posts: Currency Auction Results, 31st Aug Currency Auction Results, […]

NIOC Opens Office in Iraq

By John Lee. Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister has announced that an office of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has been officially opened in Iraq. According to a report from Mehr News Agency, Roknoddin Javadi (pictured), who is also the Managing Director of the NIOC, stressed the need to be present in neighbouring countries, adding […]

Australian Wheat Lowest in Iraq Tender

By John Lee. Australian wheat was reported to be offered at the lowest price, in a tender for at least 50,000 tonnes of hard wheat for the Iraqi Grain Board. The tender closed on Sunday and offers must remain valid up to Thursday, according to Reuters. Australian wheat: 50,000 tonnes at $231.70 a tonne c&f free […]

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Airstrikes in Syria Fighter aircraft conducted an […]

Video: Thousands Stranded in Frontline Town

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than a month after it began, a military offensive against ISIL in Iraq’s western Anbar province is showing few signs of progress. ISIL still controls much of the territory and hundreds of […]

Video: Anti-ISIL Protesters ‘Arrested’ in Anbar

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. ISIL terrorists in Iraq have arrested some 200 protesters opposed to the terrorist group in Anbar province. The Speaker of Anbar Provincial Council says the arrests were made in the western city of […]