Tag Archives | Corrruption

Iraqi Ministers Probed on Corruption Charges

Iraq’s Commission of Integrity (COI) announced today that it has summoned a third minister on charges of corruption and mismanagement. The COI said in a statement that the court investigating integrity cases in Kirkuk Governorate issued a summons against the former minister of higher education and scientific research, who it did not name. Since 2003, […]

Scandalous Satarem Refinery Contract gets Final Notice

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Satarem-Missan Refinery Scandalous Contract Gets Final Termination Notice The Iraqi Ministry of Oil (MoO) announced on 4th January 2018 that it had obliged Missan International Refinery Company (MIRC) (actually the bankrupt Swiss […]

Fmr Oil Minister offers Full Cooperation to Unaoil Investigations

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Former Oil Minister Dr. Hussain Al-Shahristani (pictured) has responded to the recent reports of alleged corruption involving Unaoil. In an email to Expert Blogger Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, for publication on our Iraq Business News website, Dr Al-Shahristani says that he has “not known, met or communicated in any way with anybody from […]

New Iraqi Protest Movement Targets Corrruption

By Harith Hasan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is currently witnessing a huge discrepancy between the performance of the political class and the security, social and economic pressures experienced by the people. Despite its apparent failure in dealing with […]