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[Updated] Jordanian Firm to build Shatrah General Hospital

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Health has signed the contract for the construction of the Shatrah General Hospital, in Dhi Qar governorate. Acting Minister of Health, Dr. Hani Al-Uqabi, signed the contract with a Jordanian company to build the 200-bed facility, with fund including a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). […]

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Iraq Re-Starts Oil Exports to Jordan

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly re-started the supply of crude oil to Jordan by road. Shipments ended in November 2020 following the expiration of the previous agreement. The latest agreement sees a total of 3.7 million barrels being exported from Baiji refinery to the Jordanian refinery at Zarqa, at a rate of 10,000 barrels […]

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Jordan, Iraq bolster Economic Cooperation

By John Lee. Jordan and Iraq held talks on Saturday in Amman to enhance economic cooperation in various fields, especially trade and investment. According to Jordan Times, the meeting was headed by Jordan's Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Maha Al Ali, and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz. More here. (Source: Jordan […]

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Jordan "negotiating New Oil Contract with Iraq"

By John Lee. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has reportedly said that Jordan is negotiating with Iraq to resume purchases of crude oil. Shafaq News Agency quotes the company's Director, Alaa al-Yasiri, as saying that Iraq exported no crude oil to Jordan in December due to the expiration of the old contract. More here. […]

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Jordan Finds Gas Field near Iraqi Border

By John Lee. Jordan has found new reserves of natural gas at its Risha field, close to its border with Iraq. Hala Zawati, the Jordanian Energy Minister, said: "... drilling operations at Well 53 in the Risha field have shown promising results, while exploration and drilling operations continue at wells 50, 51 and 52." (Source: […]

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