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Video: Boom Time for Kurdistan Oil

Foreign oil companies are flocking into Kurdistan, finding new oil fields and bringing hopes that the country could become a big oil producer on its own. Javier Blas, commodities editor of the Financial Times, travels across the Kurdstan region of Iraq to check whether the hopes of many oil executives are for real: Foreign oil […]

Video: Shell CEO Discusses Iraqi Operations

Bloomberg's Eduard Gismatullin interviewed Peter Voser, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, at the World Petroleum Congress in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday. His comments on operations in Iraq start about 9 minutes into the interview. (Source: Bloomberg) His comments on operations in Iraq start about 9 minutes into the interview.

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Iraqi Dinars "One of the Most Foolhardy Investments you can Make"

A local newspaper in Georgia, USA, reports that some local residents are buying Iraqi dinars in cash form, in the hope of profiting from a revaluation of the currency. According to the Moultrie Observer, people are buying boxes of crisp Iraqi dinars that look fresh off the printing press. It goes on to quote a […]

Preventive Diplomacy in Iraq

In the following video interview, former UNAMI chief Ad Melkert (2009-2011) recounts how the United Nations supported dialogue over boundary issues and assisted Iraqi politicians to find a compromise on the electoral law that laid the ground for peaceful elections in 2009. (Source: United Nations)