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  1. Iran ready to implement gas, oil projects in Iraq: Minister

    Irna.ir - Finance 08.23 / 11:07 irna.ir
    Tehran, Aug 23, IRNA – Iran's Minister of Petroleum said on Wednesday that Iranian companies are ready to implement gas and oil projects in I…
  2. Hutchison Ports Partnering with Iraq Terminal Operator

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 08.23 / 10:30 iraq-businessnews.com
    Hutchison Ports and the Pritzker Family Business Interests (“PFBI”), advised by The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), announced today that the leading Hong Kong-based port operator has agreed to partner with NAWAH Port Management, L.L.C. (“NPM”) to manage existing and future operations at the historic Port of Basra in southern Iraq. Hutchison Ports will assume oversight […]…
  3. Iraq’s Legendary Fashion House Revived

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 08.23 / 10:30 iraq-businessnews.com
    By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Models dressed in clothes reminiscent of Iraq’s multicultural past walked among the imposing statues at the Iraqi Museum in an impressive show in July that celebrated the liberation of [&…
  4. Iran urges border security cooperation with Iraq

    Irna.ir - Politics 08.23 / 10:05 irna.ir
    Qasr-e Shirin, Aug 23, IRNA – Promotion of cooperation between Iran and Iraq is vital in order to guarantee security of common borders, Iranian border commander said in the western province of Kermanshah on W…
  5. US Eyes Presence as Iraq, Jordan Seek Border Crossing Restart

    Islamtimes.org - Iraq 08.23 / 04:24 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - As the Iraqi forces are cleansing more border areas with Jordan of the terrorists, the Jordanian sources have said that logistical arrangements were underway to re-open Trebil border crossing between the two…
  6. Overturned Blackwater conviction evokes darkest days of Iraq War

    Washingtonpost.com - Middle Easte 08.23 / 04:17 washingtonpost.com
    Ten years ago, 14 unarmed civilians were killed when contractors opened fire in a Baghdad traffic…
  7. US Defense Sec. in Iraq to Discuss US Role after ISIS Fall in Tal Afar

    Islamtimes.org - Iraq 08.23 / 04:14 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - US Defense Secretary paid an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday, in the wake of Iraqi forces operation to liberate Tal Afar city from ISIS terrorist…
  8. The US Surge in Iraq and Other Thoughts on Counterinsurgency

    Balloon-juice.com - Lifestyle 08.22 / 22:44 balloon-juice.com
    In John’s post earlier today Jim Foolish Literalist asked a question regarding the US Surge in Iraq, specifically whether if it wasn’t just the US paying off the Sunnis in Anbar. As someone who was assigned as the cultural advisor for a brigade combat team that was part of the Surge in 2008 (the second and …
  9. Assyrians Return After ISIS Driven Out of Iraq's Nineveh Plain

    Aina.org - Technology 08.22 / 22:41 aina.org
    Nadok with his children outside his home in Telskuf, Nineveh Plain, Iraq.Two summers ago, the Nineveh Plain lay in ruin, divided by a trench that stretched hundreds of miles across Northern Iraq, through the heartland of what remained of Christianity in…
  10. Ending Iraq’s humanitarian crisis

    Transconflict.com - Middle Easte 08.22 / 22:35 transconflict.com
    It is time to end the Iraqi tragedy. Much of the healing and prospects for a better and more promising future is in the hands of the Iraqi people themselves—it is they who must rise above sectarianism, and it is they who must chart their own destiny.   By Dr. Alon Ben-Meir Iraq, once the... Read More The post Ending Iraq’s humanitarian crisis appeared first on Tran…
  11. Minister says authorities ready for Jordan-Iraq border reopening

    En.ammonnews.net - Jordan 08.22 / 21:42 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Ghalib Al Zoubi, said all concerned Jordanian departments and agencies are fully ready to reopen the Traibeel border crossing with Iraq.Chairing a meeting at the ministry, Al Zoubi said that reopening the border crossing is of great importance to both Jordan…
  12. Persecuted Assyrians in Iraq Are Being Forgotten

    Aina.org - Technology 08.22 / 20:36 aina.org
    Although religious liberty in the United States is challenged almost daily, its authority remains real and true (at least for now). But elsewhere there is little religious…
  13. Iraq Reviews IOC Qualifications for New Oil Projects

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 08.22 / 17:27 iraq-businessnews.com
    By John Lee. Iraq’s Petroleum Contracts & Licensing Directorate (PCLD) has announced that previously-qualified international oil companies (IOCs) which are not currently operating in Iraq, and which did not participate in earlier licensing rounds, will not be eligible to compete in the current licensing round. In an announcement (copied below), the PCLD said such companies…
  14. Iraq Britain Business Council welcomes Chevron

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 08.22 / 17:27 iraq-businessnews.com
    By John Lee. Chevron has become the latest member of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), joining 57 other world- and region-leading organisations that form IBBC’s membership. The company operates and has an 80 percent interest in the Sarta production-sharing contract (PSC) and the Qara Dagh PSC (pictured). The two blocks cover a combined area […
  15. Troops Make Progress in Tal Afar Battle As U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Iraq

    Aina.org - Technology 08.22 / 15:36 aina.org
    BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) -- Government forces breached the city limits of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday on the third day of a U.S.-backed offensive to seize it back from Islamic State…
  16. Iran, Iraq study expansion of telecommunications cooperation

    Irna.ir - Finance 08.22 / 15:31 irna.ir
    Baghdad, Aug 22, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi on Tuesday met with Iraq's Minister of Telecommunications Hassan Kazem Al-Rashed on expansion of bilateral relations and mutual cooperation in the s…
  17. Meet the hero London surgeons in Iraq treating impoverished victims of Isis

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 08.22 / 13:36 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Medical staff in Erbil treating wounded people unable to pay for operations as war…
  18. Americans seek to glorify military presence in Iraq: Analyst

    Presstv.com - Media 08.22 / 13:32 presstv.com
    A commentator says Americans want to claim that their presence in Iraq is of utmost…
  19. U.N. Says Iraq Must Do More for IS Sex Abuse Victims

    Naharnet.com - Middle East 08.22 / 13:19 naharnet.com
    Iraq must do more to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived sexual violence by Islamic State group jihadists receive care, protection and justice, the U.N. said…
  20. Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise

    Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military…