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Mosul “to Refine Oil in Disputed Areas”

By John Lee. An agreement to build an oil refinery has reportedly been signed between Iraq’s Mosul province and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Monday. Governor Atheel al-Nujaifi (pictured) said: “This agreement will change Iraq’s image, which is identified with war and incitement to war.” (Source: Turkish Press)

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Rift Deepens Between Maliki and Nujaifi

By Ali Abel Sadah for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Following an attempt by Iraqi parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi (pictured) to restore the dismissed head of the Justice and Accountability Committee to his post, in a clear challenge to Prime Minister […]

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Maliki Attempts Pre-Emptive Action Against Nujayfi

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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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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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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Nujayfi, Maliki, and the Seats of the Iraqiyya Breakaway Factions

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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Nujayfi Uses the F Word Again

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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UK Foreign Secretary meets Iraqi Speaker

Following Wednesday’s meeting with the Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr Usama al-Nujaifi, Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague said: “I was delighted to see Dr Usama al-Nujaifi in the UK for his first official visit. I reaffirmed the UK’s resolve to continue supporting the government and people of Iraq as they embrace democracy, reconciliation and […]

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Parliament Speaker Investigated for Corruption

Iranian news agency FARS reports that senior Iraqi officials have launched a probe into corruption accusations against the country’s parliament speaker, Osama al-Nujaifi. Media reports in Iraq have leveled several corruption accusations against al-Nujaifi in recent days, and questioned the source of the $600,000 he has spent on repairing his house. Some Iraqi officials have […]

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Nujayfi’s Separatist Threat and the Reactions

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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Iraq to Slash Politicians’ Salaries in Weeks

Iraq’s parliament plans to adopt legislation to cut the pay and benefits of top officials by the end of the month, Speaker Usama al-Nujaifi [al-Najafi] (pictured) has said. According to the report from Bloomberg, parliament will start discussing the matter on April 26 and pass either one law or three separate laws by the end […]

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$34 Million ‘Missing’ from Iraqi Accounts

Around $34 million is “missing” from a post-Gulf War fund that Iraq maintains to protect the money from foreign claims, its parliamentary speaker said on Monday as authorities scrambled to head off further protests on cutting politicians’ pay and ramping up support for the needy. “There is missing money, we do not know where it […]

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