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Unrest in Iraq - the Risk of Contagion

With unrest in several Arab cities, many in the region are worried about the risk of contagion. The latest flashpoints are Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan and Algeria; but is Iraq vulnerable as well? The people certainly have a lot to complain about. Electricity The heat and increased use of air conditioning put a major strain […]

Waste-to-Energy Power Project in Kirkuk

Kirkuk's Governor, Abdulrahman Mostafa, met with representatives of a US consortium on Sunday, investing in the fields of petroleum, refineries, prefab construction and cell phones, and discussed with them a project to produce electricity through waste incineration, a local official said. “The U.S. investors briefed the Kirkuk officials on the nature of their work and […]