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What the Russia-Ukraine War means for Iraqi Kurdistan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. What the Russia-Ukraine war means for Iraqi Kurdistan Russia's invasion of Ukraine has had wide-ranging economic, political, and social consequences around the world, including in Iraqi Kurdistan. Food and fuel prices have increased […]

Russian: 'No objections' to Kurdistan exporting Gas to Europe

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Russian ambassador to Iraq: 'No objections' to Kurdistan Region exporting gas to Europe Elbrus Kutrashev (pictured) spoke to the Kurdish news outlet Rudaw about plans to export natural gas […]

Russian-Run Iraqi Oilfield may see Output Boost

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says Iraq's West Qurna 2 oilfield, run by Russian oil giant Lukoil, may see a quick increase in production from 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) to well over 600,000 bpd, rising to more than 1 million bpd further out. Click here to read the full article.

Emergency Meeting on Food Security in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss food security following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The meeting included the Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Planning, Trade, Agriculture, Water Resources, Industry, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, and a number of advisors. As the situation […]

Iraq Refuses to Condemn Russian Invasion of Ukraine

By Shelly Kittleson for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Militias support Russian invasion as Iraq refuses to condemn Iraq has aligned with China and Iran in abstaining from a UN General Assembly resolution condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine. […]

Appetite for Iraqi Oil Grows as Buyers Shun Russia

By Ruxandra Iordache for Argus Media. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has received requests for additional crude supply as buyers seek alternatives to Russian volumes, according to a senior Iraqi official. Click here to […]