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Ex-AWB boss Admits to Iraq Bribe Breaches

After almost 10 years, the former chief executive of Australia’s AWB Ltd has admitted to four breaches of the law relating bribes paid to Saddam Hussein’s government between 2001 and 2005 to secure wheat sales. According to the report in The Australian, Andrew Lindberg’s four admissions relate to his having failed to tell the AWB […]

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Iran “Seeks to Sabotage Iraq’s Oil Drive”

According to a report from UPI, global security consultancy Stratfor says Iran is systematically stealing Iraq’s oil, either by siphoning it off from pipelines to boost its own exports, or by extending its control over Iraq’s southern oilfields in Shiite-controlled Basra province: “Iran’s deep political, economic and militant links in Iraq — particularly in the […]

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Weekly Security Update for 30th May 2012

Levels of violence fell slightly in Iraq last week. At least 43 people were killed and 125 injured in nationwide incidents. A total of 43 bomb attacks left 24 people dead and 106 injured. There were no suicide bombings recorded although a number of militants were killed whilst handling explosive devices that detonated prematurely. A […]

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Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

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IRAQ: Mine-free 2018 target will be Missed

Iraq is drawing detailed maps of areas contaminated by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO), but is unlikely to clear these areas by a 2018 deadline, says a government official. “Lack of detailed maps for landmines was one of the major problems and it delayed our mine-clearance efforts because the previous regime planted them randomly,” Deputy […]

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DHL Extends Service in Iraq

Logistics firm DHL has extended its supplementary day definite road service into Iraq, thus linking the GCC and the Levant regions to the country. This DHL ECONOMY SELECT service will complement the existing airfreight program, the DHL time definite services, and will serve countries across the GCC and Levant with a slower transit time offering. […]

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Iraq to Increase Crude Exports for 2nd Half May

Bloomberg reports that Iraq will increase its exports of Basrah Light crude from the Persian Gulf by 20 percent in the second half of May, compared to a month earlier. According to the loading program, Iraq will ship 26 cargoes from the al-Basrah Oil Terminal (ABOT) (pictured), seven more than a month earlier. Exports will […]

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