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General Dynamics wins new Iraq Defense Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Michigan, has been awarded a $15,249,189 modification (P00003) to contract W56HZV-21-C-0072 for logistics support services for M1A1SA Abrams tanks and M88A1/A2 recovery vehicles. Work will be performed at Camp Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2022. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

New Water Injection Facility at Rumaila

One of the most advanced water pumping facilities in Iraq has been constructed at the Rumaila oilfield to help boost oil production and support the field's long-term strategy. Cluster Pump Station Six (CPS-6) is the first CPS facility to be built at Rumaila for around 40 years. It is also the first CPS constructed by […]

Fly Baghdad chooses French supplier for Wireless IFE

By John Lee. Moment, a French supplier of onboard digital solutions, has been selected by Fly Baghdad to provide an in-flight entertainment solution aboard its fleet of 5 Boeing 737 NG. Available since mid-September on-board the first three Boeing 737 NG, the Flymingo Box platform allows passengers to access various content from their personal devices […]

Netherlands, UNESCO enhance Safety of Journalists in Iraq

Netherlands supports UNESCO Iraq to enhance the safety of journalists The Netherlands Ambassador Michel Rentenaar and the director of UNESCO Iraq Office, Paolo Fontani, have signed the project agreement of the phase two of "Breaking the Silence: Enhance Accountability and Prosecution for Safety of Journalists and Fighting Impunity". The funding will help among others to […]

Iraq Oil Exports increase again in November

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for November of 98,192,317 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.273 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 3.120 million bpd exported in October. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 95,860,149 barrels; we […]

KRG PM meets Entrepreneurs involved in School Building

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masrour Barzani, met ten entrepreneurs on Tuesday; the entrepreneurs are building schools in Erbil province. Prime Minister Barzani thanked them for their investment and praised the role of the private sector in the Kurdistan Region. The Premier highlighted the importance of education to the ninth cabinet, […]

Sadr Confirmed as Victor in Iraq Elections

By John Lee. Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has announced the final results of the parliamentary elections which took place on 10th October, 2021. Following appeals and recounts, five seats changed hands, but the Sadrist Movement was confirmed as the largest party with a total of 73 seats from a total of 329 seats […]

KRG PM meets President of the Iraq Britain Business Council

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masrour Barzani, on Saturday met Baroness Emma Nicholson, President of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the reforms of the ninth cabinet, its bid to diversify the economy and crucially to make the Kurdistan Region a focal point for business. Baroness Nicholson […]

Iraq's Economic Outlook has Improved, but Risks Abound

From the World Bank: Iraq: Rising Fiscal Risks, Water Scarcity, and Climate Change Threaten Gradual Recovery from Pandemic Iraq's economic outlook has improved on the back of the recovery of global oil markets, with its GDP projected to grow from 2.6% in 2021 to over 6% in 2022-23. Nevertheless, without accelerated economic reform, unforeseen domestic […]

Iraq Finalises October Oil Exports

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced finalised oil exports for October of 96,708,660 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.120 million barrels per day (bpd), up slightly from the 3.081 million bpd exported in September. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 93,386,975 barrels, […]