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KRG to set up Foreign Loans Committee

Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers on Tuesday held its ordinary meeting, chaired by Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani and attended by Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani. Prime Minister Barzani shed light on the latest developments in the relations between Kurdistan Regional Government, KRG, and the Iraqi Federal Government, highlighting the differences between the two sides over […]

Video: French Archbishop Opens School for IDPs

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Archbishop of Lyon Monseigneur Philippe Barbarin visited Erbil, Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, to participate in the opening ceremony of the Saint-Irénée school for Iraqi children who fled Mosul after IS militants took control […]

US Commends Peshmerga Forces

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, yesterday received a United States congressional delegation, led by Congressman Rob Wittman. In the meeting, which was also attended by Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, Mr. Wittman commended the Kurdistan Region Peshmerga Forces for having been able to repulse the attacks of the Islamic State terrorist organisation, […]

GKP Adopts “Diversified Marketing Strategy”

By John Lee. Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP), the operator of the Shaikan field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, confirmed on Monday that it continues to produce in excess of 40,000 barrels of oil per day following the successful completion of ‘de-bottlenecking’ (sic) operations at PF-1. According to a statement this morning, as a result of the continuing […]

Austria to Provide Peshmerga with Medical Support

Austria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sebastian Kurz, received Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, KRG, Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa and his accompanying delegation on Friday. During the meeting, which was attended by KRG Representative to Austria, Both sides spoke in detail of the latest military developments in the fight against ISIS, the […]

KRG Discusses Oil Exports and Budget Crisis

The Kurdistan Region Council for Oil and Gas Affairs met on Wednesday with the five political parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government, KRG. Recent developments regarding oil and budget issues between the KRG and the Iraq Federal Government were discussed. It was reaffirmed that the KRG has been abiding by the December agreement with Baghdad […]

Kurdistan in 10 Years: The End of Iraqi Borders?

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan in 10 Years: The Future For the Kurdish, The End of Iraqi Borders? As Turkish voters went to the polling booths, Iraq’s Kurds were watching eagerly. The result, which […]

PM Barzani meets Egyptian Ambassador

Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Tuesday received the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Ahmad Hassan Darwish, and his accompanying delegation. Ambassador Darwish highlighted historical relations between Kurdistan and the Egyptian people, hoping to expand those relations particularly in the economic fields of trade and investment. He pointed out that Egyptian investors are […]