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AirSada Medevac: Keeping your People Safe in Iraq

Advertising Feature As every Oil & Gas executive knows, your people are your most valuable asset. Being a success means employing the best staff, and the best staff will always go where they are valued and looked after. That just one reason why AirSada's medevac services are essential to your operations in Iraq. Working in […]

Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar

Japan and UNOPS Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar Governorate With the continued support from the Government of Japan, UNOPS handed over Al Adel Primary Health Center in Anbar, along with other six primary health centers in Al Ramadi, which were rehabilitated under the "Restoration of Access to Urgent Primary Health Services in […]

UN Committee against Torture publishes Findings on Iraq

By John Lee The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) has published findings on Cuba, Iceland, Iraq, Kenya, Montenegro and Uruguay, the six State parties it reviewed during its latest session. With regard to Iraq, the CAT said: "The Committee was concerned about continued reports of torture or ill-treatment in detention facilities. It observed that the […]

Meet Top Iraqi Officials at IBBC Conference

Hear Iraq's principal ministers and financiers share their vision and policies for Energy, Finance and Educational sectors at IBBC's Mansion House conference on 24th May. Iraq is on the cusp of forming a new Government and is benefitting from high oil revenues and stability. The IBBC Spring conference is ideally timed for a potential new […]

Contracts being drafted for Iraq-Jordan Free Zone

By John Lee. Iraq and Jordan are to appoint a consultant to draw up terms of reference and other documentation for the new "economic city project" to be established along their joint border. Following a meeting of the Iraqi-Jordanian Company for Industry in Amman on Wednesday, which was attended by the Jordanian Minister of Industry, […]

OPEC increases Iraq's Oil Quota

By John Lee. OPEC has reportedly agreed to increase Iraq's oil production to 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in June. The state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA) quotes Iraq's representative to OPEC, Muhammad Saadoun, as saying that oil production will then increase by 50,000 bpd each month from July to September. He also predicted an  […]

Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan […]

Dnata Invests $17m in Iraq

By John Lee. Dubai-based air and travel services provider dnata has announced significant expansion of its operations in Erbil. The company opened a new, advanced cool chain facility and a bus maintenance facility for its state-of-the-art bussing fleets at Erbil International Airport (EBL), which together represent a total investment of US$ 3.5 million. dnata has […]

KRG Denies seizing control of Oil Fields

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has denied seizing the Bai Hassan and Dawd Gurg oil fields in Kirkuk from the Iraqi federal government's Ministry of Oil. On Saturday, the North Oil Company (NOC), which is owned by the Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC), claimed that the KRG took over the fields in […]

Chinese Companies to build "Science City" near Mosul

By John Lee. Zawya has reported that Chinese companies will build a major new "Science City" near the Iraqi city of Mosul. It says the deal was finalised under a landmark oil-for-projects agreement signed in 2019. The project involves the University of Alhamdaniya [Al-Hamdaniya], but the Chinese companies have not been named. (Source: Zawya)

Al-Rasheed Bank removed from Sanctions Lists

By John Lee. The United Nations Security Council has removed Iraq's state-owned Al-Rasheed Bank [Al-Rashid Bank] from its Sanctions List. The updated version of the Committee's Sanctions List, available in HTML, PDF and XML format, may be found here. Authorities in the United Kingdom have also confirmed that the bank has been removed from the […]