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Liverpool face Everton test as Spurs play Arsenal on derby day
Liverpool face Everton test as Spurs play Arsenal on derby day
Liverpool face a derby clash against Everton as they lick their Champions League wounds while Tottenham travel to Arsenal with a spring in their step on a weekend of big-city derbies.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Halbousi stresses support to Dom 2025 initiative
Halbousi stresses support to Dom 2025 initiative
Parliament’s speaker, Mohamed al-Halbousi, stressed on Friday the importance to support the ICT sector because of its positive impact on the economy of Iraq and facilitate services to citizens.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
SOMO “Squeezing Out” Oil Resellers
By John Lee. Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) is reported to be restricting companies from reselling Basra crude oil on the spot market. Oil traders have told S&P Global Platts that SOMO wants to keep a greater share of the (...)
Iraq Business News - 30 November 2018
MP accuses IMIS of illegally receiving millions of dollars
MP accuses IMIS of illegally receiving millions of dollars
A member of the Parliament accused on Friday Popular Mobilization Forces of acquiring millions of dollars from the Fedral government and Kurdistan Regional Government.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
WWIII: US warns Iran military action is ‘on the table’ as Tehran poses grave threat
WWIII: US warns Iran military action is ‘on the table’ as Tehran poses grave threat
The US has sent a stark warning to Iran, claiming military action could be used if sanctions against the country fail to curb Tehran from delivering weapons to hostile groups in the region.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
US: Iran floods unstable regions with advanced weaponry
US: Iran floods unstable regions with advanced weaponry
The United States is sounding more warnings about Iran’s malign activities across the Middle East and beyond, urging countries to take action or risk growing instability and conflict.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Thirty members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard killed by Israeli jets
Thirty members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard killed by Israeli jets
Thirty members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards force were killed by Israeli jets on Thursday, Iranian media outlets reported on Thursday.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
In abrupt switch, Trump cancels Putin meeting, cites Ukraine crisis
In abrupt switch, Trump cancels Putin meeting, cites Ukraine crisis
US President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Argentina, registering his disapproval of Russia's treatment of Ukraine
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Fuel tax protesters block Brussels streets
Fuel tax protesters block Brussels streets
Scores of Belgian protesters wearing the yellow vests that have become a symbol of anti-tax demonstrators in neighboring France blocked a key road junction in central Brussels on Friday, calling on the government to (...)
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Climate change gamble: Betting against Mother Nature
The fourth National Climate Assessment released by the White House on Friday paints a grim picture of wide-reaching effects on a national level. The devastating outlook on the economy, health and environment are increasing beyond localities hit (...)
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
World must triple efforts or face catastrophic climate change: UN
World must triple efforts or face catastrophic climate change: UN
Rapid emissions turnaround needed to keep global warming at less than 2C, report suggests
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Baghdad artists re-imagine Iraq in the public sphere
Baghdad artists re-imagine Iraq in the public sphere
“We are trying to tell the history of Baghdad and raise our voices, to reach the government, to make some major adjustments and changes in historical places destroyed or abandoned.”
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Opposition needed within political process to avoid conflict: Nujaifi
Opposition needed within political process to avoid conflict: Nujaifi
Iraqi Decision Alliance Atheel al-Nujaifi affirmed that Iraq's political situation cannot be improved without opposition showing the mistakes of the government and correcting its course.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
When the revolutionists regret it
Iraqi member of parliament Izzat Shabandar said: “I would accept a President and a government, even if 70 percent or 60 percent of it is corrupt and infiltrated, over a situation of void that might lead to dire civil war that lasts for a quarter (...)
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Global debts: A trigger of new wars
The world’s economy is undergoing the worst epoch since 1930, with one way out of the bottleneck: A war in the Middle East that would enhance energy and financial markets as well as global military industries at the expense of some Middle Eastern (...)
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
Parliamentary bloc says it will sue Abdul Mahdi for violations
Parliamentary bloc says it will sue Abdul Mahdi for violations
Al-Nahj al-Watani parliamentary bloc, formed last October, said that it will sue Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi for committing several violations.
The Baghdad Post - 30 November 2018
BGC to Increase Gas Output by 16% by end-Dec
By John Lee. The Basra Gas Company (BGC) is expected to increase production from its current level of 900 million cubic feet per day (mcf/d) to 1,050 mcf/d by the end of this year. A statement from the Ministry of Oil on Thursday added that the (...)
Iraq Business News - 30 November 2018
Iraq Stock Market Report
Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 29th November 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD650 (...)
Iraq Business News - 30 November 2018
Putin may visit Baghdad amid growing Russian-Iraqi Contacts
By Ruslan Mamedov for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Putin eyes visit to Baghdad amid growing Russian-Iraqi contacts Lately, official Russian-Iraqi (...)
Iraq Business News - 30 November 2018
Former Trade Minister sentenced for Corruption
By John Lee. A former Minister for Trade and two former State Directors of the Ministry have been sentenced in absentia to seven years in prison for corruption. A statement from Iraq’s Commission of Integrity said the three committed offenses in (...)
Iraq Business News - 29 November 2018
Iraq to Increase Oil Share to Asia in 2019
By John Lee. Iraq has allocated 67 percent of its oil exports for 2019 to Asia, with 20 percent going to the Europe and 13 percent to the United States (or to according to Reuters, to North and South America). In a statement, the Ministry of Oil (...)
Iraq Business News - 29 November 2018
Prison for Bribery in Iraq War Contracts
A former business partner of a U.S. military contractor was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a years-long scheme to bribe U.S. Army contracting officials stationed at a U.S. military base in Kuwait during the Iraq War. (...)
Iraq Business News - 29 November 2018
How Saudi and Qatar are Competing over Iraq
By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As the Gulf crisis continues with the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, with no sign of (...)
Iraq Business News - 29 November 2018



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