Archive | 8th September 2012

Genel's Hayward Expects Resolution to Kurdistan Oil Crisis

By John Lee. Baghdad and Erbil both have too much at stake not to settle their dispute over oil, although they may take a year or so to do it, Genel Energy Chief Executive Tony Hayward (pictured) told Reuters. "The scale of the opportunity for Kurdistan and for Iraq is so large that there will […]

Grape Expectations: Dohuk Shows off the Fruit of its Vines

By Mohammed Hamid al-Sawaf. 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. This week, the annual grape exhibition opened in Dohuk, a state famed throughout Iraq for its grape growing prowess. NIQASH’s Abdul Khaliq Dosky went to […]

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Germany Invites Iraq to Investment Conference

The Deputy German Ambassador to Iraq, Alexander Schoenfeld, has reportedly confirmed that his country will invite Iraq to participate in an investment conference to be held during the coming months. The Head of the Iraqi Presidential Office, Naseer al-Ani, hosted Schoenfeld at his office on Wednesday and the two sides discussed relations between the two […]


KRG Welcomes 3 New Diplomats to Kurdistan

The Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, this week welcomed the arrival of new Korean, Dutch and French diplomats posted to the Kurdistan Region. “We are very pleased at the level of international representation that we now see in the Kurdistan Region,” Minister Mustafa said. “The international presence here represents the […]