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Iraq Oil Minister meets with ExxonMobil Boss

By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi] met with ExxonMobil senior executive Brad Corson, to discuss development of the Iraqi oil industry. Mr. Allibi said that the ministry of oil is aiming to develop relations with Exxon Mobil to develop the oil and gas sector in Iraq. Mr. Corson said that his […]

Baghdad looks to Trump with Framework Agreement

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced Dec. 2 the formation of a high-level committee to start implementing the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA). This reflects Iraq’s readiness for the era […]

Will Trump bring better future for Iraqis?

Iraqis paid close attention to the US presidential race, especially to the candidates' positions on their country. Many Iraqis welcomed Donald Trump's presidential victory, as well as his anti-terrorism and anti-chaos rhetoric on Iraq. Once the announcement came that Trump had won, many Iraqi politicians and citizens expressed joy. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated the new […]

Trump Victory: "No Change" in Baghdad-Washington Ties

The Iraqi government has said that the election of Donald Trump as US president will not change its relationship with the United States. Government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told Rudaw: “The Iraqi-American strategic agreement, including the economy and war on terror are all mutual files between the two countries and these ties will remain as they […]

Poll: Do Trump Supporters believe the Iraq Dinar Myth?

A recent poll found that support for popular conspiracy theories is strongest among Donald Trump supporters. But is it also true that Trump supporters are more likely to believe that the Iraqi Dinar will re-value by something of the order of 1,000 times, turning a $1,000 'investment' into $1,000,000 overnight? Please tell us your opinion […]

Giuliani defends Trump ‘taking’ Iraqi Oil

By John Lee. Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York, and current advisor to Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, has defended the Trump’s statement that the US should have taken Iraq’s oil. When asked in an interview if that was legal, Giuliani, a lawyer, said: “Of course it’s legal. It’s a war. Until the […]

Trump: If we took Iraq's Oil, we wouldn't have IS

By John Lee. US Presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) grew because the United States failed to “take the oil” in Iraq after invading the country, allowing IS to use it to finance their operations. He told NBC: "I've always said, shouldn't be there, but if […]

Trump accuses US Soldiers of Stealing Iraqi Funds

By John Lee. Donald Trump has accused US soldiers of stealing millions meant for the reconstruction of Iraq. Describing Iraq as “crooked as hell,” the presumptive Republican nominee said: “How about bringing baskets of money? Millions and millions of dollars and handing it out ... I want to know. Who are the soldiers that had […]

Trump: "I would have kept Iraq's Oil"

By John Lee. US Presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that America "should have never been in Iraq". "It was one of the worst decisions ever made in the history of our country," he told The Washington Post. "We then got out badly, then after we got out, I said, 'Keep the oil. If we don’t […]

Video: Trump calls Iraq 'Harvard of Terrorism'

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump criticized American military policy in Iraq during a campaign rally on Tuesday, saying the US "shouldn't have been there" and referring to Iraq as the "Harvard of terrorism."

Trump: US Should Stay in Iraq Taking Oil

Billionaire real estate tycoon and potential Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has said that the United States should stay in Iraq in order to take Iraq's oil and cover the cost of the war, reports the Washington Post. "In the old days when you had wars, you win, right? You win. To the victor belonged […]