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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq has approved the opening of a Saudi consulate in Basra, the kingdom's ambassador to Iraq was quoted saying on Wednesday. Al-Riyadh newspaper quoted Saudi ambassador Abdul-Aziz al-Shamri saying that he had "received the approval from the Iraqi government", ...
Dubai: Movenpick Hotels and Resorts announced on Tuesday it will open a new property in Basra early this year as it aims to capitalise on what it described as Basra's status as "Iraq's economic capital." In a statement, Movenpick said Basra was a regional oil and gas hubs, and that the 152-key property is ...

Basra, Iraq - The rows of self-harm scars that course upward on the teenager's forearms from her wrists nearly to her elbows are reminders of dark times. At age seven, the now 19-year-old was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia, a hereditary disease that comes with painful symptoms, including ...
Saudi Arabia's strong commitment to the OPEC agreement to limit crude production may have helped some of its rival producers gain market share in Northeast Asia, with China recently boosting its oil imports from Iraq as competitive Basrah crude prices and the supplier's stable output appealed to the ...
The city of Basra in southern Iraq is at the forefront of a nationwide spike in drugs sales and consumption, with arrests nearly doubling since late 2014. During Saddam Hussein's rule, sales and possession of narcotics could be punished by a death sentence, which curbed smuggling. However, with the ...
Basra, Iraq: The rows of self-harm scars that course upward on the teenager's forearms from her wrists nearly to her elbows are reminders of dark times. At age 7, the now 19-year-old was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia, a hereditary disease that comes with painful symptoms, including inflammation of ...

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq's oil minister Ali al-Luaibi has unveiled what he described as an "unprecedented increase" 80% in investments in associated natural gas in Basra Province. In a letter to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Luaibi said that "at the beginning of January 2018, and compared to the ...
Basra, Iraq -- Ali Jayad al-Salhi, a veteran sniper in an Iraqi militia, was killed in fighting with the Islamic State group earlier this year. He was then vaulted into legend, virtually becoming a new saint for the Shiite community. Posters of al-Salhi adorn storefronts, homes and car windows in his home city of ...
Talib, the son of Iraqi sniper Ali Jayad al-Salhi, 65, a volunteer with Popular Mobilization Forces killed fighting Islamic State militants, poses with a weapon next to his father's poster in his home in Basra, Iraq. Al-Salhi, an expert sniper and veteran of multiple wars, was vaulted into legend. Shiites around Iraq ...
Basra, Iraq - To the sound of drums and trumpets, an Iraqi groom and his bride this week stepped hand-in-hand onto a speed boat on the river in Basra to celebrate. Their wedding on Monday was the first such celebration to be held on the Shatt al-Arab waterway running through the southern city since ...
... * The cargo to be loaded on Feb. 15-16 was destined for Asia (Reporting by Florence Tan; Editing by Manolo Serapio Jr.) Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc. The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information ...
To the sound of drums and trumpets, an Iraqi groom and his bride this week stepped hand-in-hand onto a speed boat on the river in Basra to celebrate. Their wedding on Monday was the first such celebration to be held on the Shatt al-Arab waterway running through the southern city since the 1980s.
Petrofac's engineering & Production Services (EPS) division has secured an award worth $160mn from Basra oil company (BOC), previously known as South Oil Company, for its Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The new two-year extension reflects Petrofac's continued delivery focus ...
Iraq's Oil marketing Company (SOMO) sold on Friday 2 million barrels of Basra Light crude to load on Jan. 20 to Unipec at 40 cents a barrel above its official selling price (OSP), trade sources said. * The cargo fetched a strong premium because SOMO allowed the buyer to declare the cargo's destination 14 ...
Middle East sour crude rises, first Basrah Light cargo awarded in Platts MOC. Singapore (Platts)--15 Dec 2017 752 am EST/1252 GMT ... On Friday, Iraq's SOMO sold 1-2 million barrels of Basrah Light for loading on January 20, using the Platts market on Close assessment process. It is the first time SOMO has awarded a ...
Petrofac winning $160mln contract from Basra oil company, BOC, formerly known as the South Oil Company, in southern Iraq. ... London- UAE-based oil services company Petrofac announced today the winning of a US$160 million contract from the Basra Oil Company, BOC, formerly known as the ...
Basra, the other Iraqi city to benefit from the plans, will focus on the development of a metro system that will consist of two elevated lines of around 18.5 miles. Positioned along the two lines in Basra, Iraq's economic capital, will be 15 stations and one depot for each line from the north to the south of the city.

Iraq: A memorandum of understanding for the development of urban rail projects in Baghdad and Basra has been signed by the Iraqi government and Alstom as part of a Franco-Iraqi inter-governmental meeting. A 20 km elevated light rail line is proposed for Baghdad, which would link Mustansiriyah, ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq and Saudi Arabia have signed 18 memorandums of understanding in the energy field during the kingdom's participation in an energy exhibition in Iraq. The signing of the 18 memorandums of understanding came after Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh inaugurated the ...
Basra (Iraqinews.com) - Four people were wounded Sunday in a tribal fight in Basra governorate, a security source was quoted as saying. "A tribal dispute erupted at al-Sha'biya area in central Basra governorate, leaving four people injured," the source told Baghdad Today. "One of the involved in the fight ...
I ran's natural gas export to the city of Basra in southern Iraq can take place in March, the managing director of state-run National Iranian gas company said. "Iraq has expressed readiness to receive Iranian gas in Basra in two months … Shalamcheh border [in the southwestern province of Khuzestan] has ...
The global hospitality firm has signed a deal with Akeel Ibraheem Al-Khalidy of Basra Council to manage the five-star Movenpick Hotel Basra, a 152-room property that is on track to open its doors in the first quarter of the year. Located in the centre of Basra, within the commercial district of Al Baradi'yah and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Calls for establishing a federal region in the oil-rich Basra province are on the rise despite opposition. The Governor of Basra, Asaad al-Eidani, in a televised speech on Monday, stated that the people of Basra demand their rights to be reinstated after having been stolen by ...
In this Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 photo, Talib, the son of Iraqi sniper Ali Jayad al-Salhi, 65, a volunteer with Popular Mobilization Forces killed fighting Islamic State militants, poses with a weapon next to his father's poster in his home in Basra, Iraq. Al-Salhi, an expert sniper and veteran of multiple wars, was ...
Iraq: A memorandum of understanding for the development of urban rail projects in Baghdad and Basra has been signed by the Iraqi government and Alstom as part of a Franco-Iraqi inter-governmental meeting. A 20 km elevated light rail line is proposed for Baghdad, which would link Mustansiriyah, ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq and Saudi Arabia have signed 18 memorandums of understanding in the energy field during the kingdom's participation in an energy exhibition in Iraq. The signing of the 18 memorandums of understanding came after Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh inaugurated the ...
A shipping container loaded with 80 million narcotic pills has been seized by Basra Operations Command at the southern port of Umm Qasr. The drugs haul is being described by officials as the largest amount apprehended in Iraq's war against drugs. "Based on accurate intelligence, filed in a follow-up to ...
The project will oversee upgrade services and maintenance of four power plants with a total of seven power generating units in the Middle Euphrates, Middle Region, Salahadin and South Basra regions. AFP photo. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - In a plan to help enhance Iraq's energy supply, Siemens Power ...
Basra: Oil exports from Iraq's southern ports rose to an average of 3.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in November from 3.35 million bpd in October, Basra oil company ... Southern exports are shipped by state-owned Basra Oil and sold by state oil marketer SOMO on behalf of the central government.
A crane and vessels are seen at the Al-Basra terminal in southern Iraq September 28, 2011. Reuters/Atef Hassan. Beirut- Asharq Al Awsat. The Basra Operations Command seized a container loaded with 80 million narcotic pills in the southern port of Umm Qasr, which was labeled the largest amount ...
Basra, Iraq -- The Iraqi Ministry of Education issued a permit Nov. 4 for the establishment of a private, mixed Christian school, which will teach Christians, Muslims and students from other communities. After spending a year and a half working on the official procedures, the school will officially open next ...
Basra, Iraq Nov 29 (Reuters) - Iraq is planning to increase production from the giant Rumaila oilfield to about 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) ...
BAHAWALPUR: A number of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders will soon join Pakistan Peoples Party.
I'm currently working in Iraq down in Basra province at the two thousand-year-old city of Charax Spasinou, founded by Alexander the Great in ...
Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Iraq, Abdul-Aziz bin Khaled al-Shamri, told Saudi paper Okaz that 14 Saudi firms will attend the Basra energy ...
Christians in the city of Basra in Iraq have reportedly been pushed to isolation amid the threats of extinction of non-Muslim minorities after the ...
Exports from southern Iraq of Basrah Light and Basrah Heavy have averaged 3.2 million barrels per day through the first 10 months of the year, ...
In light of the threats of extremists over recent years, Christians in Basra lack confidence in the local authorities for securing their safety.
Exports from southern Iraq of Basrah Light and Basrah Heavy have averaged 3.2 million barrels per day through the first ten months of the year, ...
The December Basra Light OSP to the North and South American markets was set at the Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI) plus 20 cents a barrel, ...
2017 Middle East & Russian crude GRADE LOADING MONTH VOLUME PRICE SELLER/BUYER Basra HEAVY Nov OSP +50-60 c/b /d-free ...
Basra: The mission of the Church is to "proclaim the kingdom of God" by strengthening human values ??and morals "through the education of ...
After months of negotiations, Shell has agreed to hand over its stake in Iraq's large Majnoon oil field to state-held Basra oil company by the ...
Iran will start pumping gas to Basra, Iraq by March 2018 after completion of the gas pipeline project, a top government official said.
FILE PHOTO: A worker walks at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, north of Basra, Iraq December 21, 2015. Reuters/Essam Al-Sudani/File Photo ...
Iraq's oil exports average was about 3.13 million bpd in the first 22 days of October from the southern ports of Basra. The country depends on oil ...
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) says its US $100 million expansion in the second development phase of the Basra Gateway ...
Iraq: IOC likely bought 2 million barrels of Basra Light for December loading in a tender, traders said, which brings the refiner's total purchases ...
Iraq said on Saturday it was increasing oil exports from the southern Basra region by 200,000 barrels per day to make up for a shortfall from the ...
I raq said it was increasing oil exports on Saturday from the southern Basra region by 200,000 barrels per day to make up for a shortfall from the ...


 

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