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Iraq Suspends US-Funded Broadcaster

On Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called on the Iraqi Communications and Media Committee (CMC) to reverse its three-month suspension of the U.S. government-funded Iraqi broadcaster Al-Hurra. In a statement released yesterday, Iraq’s media regulator, the Communications and Media Committee, suspended the license of Al-Hurra, a regional broadcaster funded by the U.S. Agency […]

Prime Minister Opens Hilla Gas Power Station

By John Lee. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has inaugurated the new Hilla gas-powered electricity station in Babil province. Ministry of Electricity spokesman Musab Al-Mudarris said that the station’s total power is 250 MW, using two 125-MW GE generators. The project was carried out by the Al-Hurra International company at a cost of $84 million, under […]