By John Lee. An official at the Russian Foreign Ministry has reportedly said that Russia is ready to supply Iraq with "isotope products", and to assist Baghdad in the field of non-energy nuclear technology. According to RIA Novosti, Alexander Kinshchak, the Ministry's Director for the Middle East and North Africa, added that Russia's Rosatom and […]
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Iraq "Planning 8 Nuclear Power Stations"
By John Lee. Iraq is reportedly planning to build eight nuclear power stations to provide much-needed electricity. According to Bloomberg, the $40-billion scheme would provide 11 GW of power to the Iraqi grid. Click here to read the full article. (Source: Bloomberg)
Iraq in Talks to build Nuclear Reactors
By John Lee. Iraq is reportedly in talks with Russia, France and the United States regarding the construction of three civil nuclear reactors. According to The New Arab, the Head of the Iraqi Radioactive Sources Regulatory Authority (IRSRA) said that several preliminary meetings had been held to study the feasibility of setting up the reactors. […]
Iraqi to Build Nuclear Reactors, Combat Electricity Woes
By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. New Iraqi committee to build nuclear reactors, combat electricity woes Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi ordered on Sept. 24 the formation of a committee tasked with overseeing the building of […]
Iraq Plans to Build Nuclear Reactor for Research Purposes
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has ordered the formation of a committee tasked to build a nuclear reactor for research purposes, the Iraqi Radioactive Sources Regulatory Authority (IRSRA) revealed. Speaking to the Iraqi News Agency, the head of the IRSRA, Hussein Latif, said that Al-Kadhimi is "aware of the importance of the issue of atomic […]
Macron, Kadhimi "discuss Nuclear Energy Project"
By John Lee. French President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly discussed cooperation on a nuclear energy project with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. More here. (Source: Reuters)
Iraq Signs Agreement on Nuclear Technology
Dr Fouad Kadhim Shati Al Musawi, Deputy Minister, Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Technology, and Mr Dazhu Yang, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, have signed Iraq’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2018–2023 on 1 June 2017. The ceremony […]
Rebels "Seize Nuclear Materials"
By John Lee. Iraq's envoy to the UN has warned that Sunni militants have seized nearly 40kg of uranium compounds from a university in Mosul. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim (pictured) appealed for international help in the matter, while according to a BBC report, US officials played down the threat, saying the materials were not believed to […]
Iraq Participates in International Nuclear Conference
Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, headed Iraq's delegation to the international conference on nuclear security (strengthening international efforts) currently being held in Vienna. The Minister gave Iraq's speech at the conference, highlighting Iraq's international obligations, laws and legislation issued on disarmament and non-proliferation, stressing the importance of strengthening the joint international cooperation frameworks to face up […]
Iraq Ratifies Nuclear Protocol
By John Lee. The Iraqi Ambassador to Austria, Surood Rashid Najib, has met the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, and notified him that the Iraqi authorities have ratified the additional protocol to their comprehensive safeguards agreement and it has therefore entered into force. […]
Weekly Security Update for 24th May 2012
Levels of violence rose significantly in Iraq last week. At least 50 people were killed and 149 injured in nationwide incidents. This is almost double the number of fatalities recorded the previous week. A total of 48 bomb attacks left 21 people dead and 138 injured. This is twice the number of bombings reported the […]
Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker
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