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Oil Smuggling in Iraq - 5 Tankers Seized

Security services in Basrah have seized tankers intended for the smuggling of oil, according to a report from Eye Media Company. A security source said the Police Directorate of South Oil seized a tanker containing more than 30 000 liters of white oil in Al-Berjisiah, west of Basra. According to News of Basra, the tanker […]


Kurdish Crude Oil Still Smuggled to Iran

Despite a pledge by Iraqi Kurdistan to crack down on the flow of fuel being smuggled to Iran, the only real impediment truck drivers say they face are long lines that force them to wait for days to cross, according to a report from Reuters. Perhaps around 100 tanker trucks corralled into groups of 10 […]

Iraq Kurds Say to Crack Down on Fuel Smuggling

Iraq's northern Kurdish region is cracking down on fuel oil smuggling through the area and across Iraq's borders, the government of the semi-autonomous region said on Sunday. The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) issued a statement in response to a New York Times story on Friday that said hundreds of millions of dollars worth of crude […]