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Traditionally, Mosul has been viewed as one of the three pillars of Iraq, alongside the cities of Baghdad and Basra, dating back to Iraq's administrative layout under the Ottoman Empire.
A one-day drive to attract stem cell donors at Leicester university attracts 1405 people, breaking what a charity says is the UK record.

Basra - Two unidentified gunmen opened fire late on Tuesday (October 25) night at a shop selling alcohol in the city of Basra, killing the store's owner. An NRT Arabic correspondent in Basra said the gunmen, who fatally shot liquor store owner Nzar ...
Sweden-based JLT Mobile Computers, a leader in computers for demanding environments, has delivered a total of 50 JLT Verso 12 mobile computers to the Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). BGT, which is operated by leading terminal operator International ...
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) opened the first phase of the new green field terminal at the Port of Umm Qasr in October 2016 through Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), its wholly owned subsidiary. The expansion will boost the port's ...

Recently I visited a primary school in Basra as part of a UNICEF team. As our plane landed at Basra airport by night, I could see flames shooting out of the oil wells that dot the landscape.
Sebastiano Cerneka, ICTSI's head of IT for Europe and the Middle East, said: "Basra Gateway Terminal has one of the harshest operating environments for a port terminal in the world.
"We are immensely grateful to both the University of Leicester and to the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign for organising such a fantastic day and for helping to recruit such an incredible number of potential lifesavers to the stem-cell register.
Baghdad, Oct 25 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Basra Investment Commission on Tuesday urged Kuwaiti businessmen, investors and firms to attend a forthcoming conference to explore investment opportunities in the southern Iraqi province.
The wife, who cannot be named but is known in court documents as Ms Basra, appealed to the Family Court for help after her husband attempted to get out of the marriage, which produced three children, for $100,000, despite having more than $1 million in ...
A former police officer who has recruited thousands of stem cell donors to a national database will hold his latest search for potential life-savers tomorrow.
Basra-Boston Connections: An Iraq-U.S. Collaboration in Theater, Poetry, Art, music, and Archaeology. Performance and Exhibit: Friday, November 4, 8 pm, arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville.
Six Royal Military Policemen were executed by ringleaders of a baying mob in Majar al-Kabir, near Basra, southern Iraq, in June 2003, weeks after Saddam Hussein was toppled.
Since leaving the British Army and forging a new career as an author, public speaker and TV personality, he has recounted his hostage ordeal at the hands of rogue policemen in the Iraqi city of Basra several times. An autobiography called The Pilgrim ...
An improvised explosive device destroyed a car in the middle of Basra city on Friday - the third bombing to hit Iraq's oil capital in as many days.
International Container Terminal Services Inc. last week opened the first phase of its Basra Gateway Terminal in the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, making it the first foreign-funded port infrastructure development in the Arabian country.

On Oct. 4, forces from the anti-drug office of the Basra police were able to arrest one drug dealer. However, local authorities are unable to touch major drug-trafficking gangs, because the local police lack the expertise and means to do so and thus ...
British troops are under Criminal Investigation over the detention of Iraqis in Basra 13 years ago. The inquiry is focused on allegations of ill-treatment of two Iraqis who were accused of involvement in the deaths of two British soldiers during the ...
The Manila-based global terminal operator, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has officially opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port area of Umm Qasr, Iraq.
Philippines-based ports and terminals operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has unveiled the first phase of a new greenfield terminal at its Basra Gateway Terminal, situated in North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. Marking the first port ...
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) formally opened the first phase of its $130-million new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new ...
Kuwait, Oct 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Energy plc (Kuwait Energy) announced the commencement of production from Faihaa-2 well in the Block 9 concession situated in the Basra Governorate, in Southern Iraq. The well started commercial production at 36/64 ...
Kuwait City: Kuwait Energy Plc said on Thursday that it had started commercial oil production at the Faihaa-2 well in the Block 9 concession of Basra governorate in southern Iraq. Production has stabilised at 5,600 barrels per day, the company said ...
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new facility ...
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. Enrique K. Razon Jr., ICTSI Chairman and President, cuts ...
Basrah Museum officially opened its doors to the public for the first time on 27 September, in a ceremony attended by thousands from all over Iraq and the world.
International Container Terminal Services Inc. last week opened the first phase of its Basra Gateway Terminal in the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, making it the first foreign-funded port infrastructure development in the Arabian country.
On Oct. 4, forces from the anti-drug office of the Basra police were able to arrest one drug dealer. However, local authorities are unable to touch major drug-trafficking gangs, because the local police lack the expertise and means to do so and thus ...
On Oct. 4, forces from the anti-drug office of the Basra police were able to arrest one drug dealer. However, local authorities are unable to touch major drug-trafficking gangs, because the local police lack the expertise and means to do so and thus ...
Iraq's social fabric is crumbling; even in places such as Basra, the oil-rich port in the Shia south of Iraq, untouched by ISIS, belief in the government and the future is diminishing, the social contract is breaking down.
Flights by Turkey's flag carrier to the Iraqi cities of Najaf, Basra and Sulaimaniyah have been halted, the airline's spokesman Yahya Ustun said in a statement.
Basra Governor Majed Nasraoui promised on March 16, 2016, to members of the Sabean sect that their religious celebration in the coming year would be held in the land allocated to them for the establishment of a mandi, and that the local government ...
British troops are under Criminal Investigation over the detention of Iraqis in Basra 13 years ago. The inquiry is focused on allegations of ill-treatment of two Iraqis who were accused of involvement in the deaths of two British soldiers during the ...
The Manila-based global terminal operator, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has officially opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port area of Umm Qasr, Iraq.
... be important to mention actor Karamjit Anmol, immaterial of the length of the role, he justifies his part. Geeta Basra too slips into her character perfectly, without going overboard with her expressions, even though her character had this ...
Philippines-based ports and terminals operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has unveiled the first phase of a new greenfield terminal at its Basra Gateway Terminal, situated in North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. Marking the first port ...
Kuwait, Oct 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Energy plc (Kuwait Energy) announced the commencement of production from Faihaa-2 well in the Block 9 concession situated in the Basra Governorate, in Southern Iraq. The well started commercial production at 36/64 ...
Hertford RFC head coach Kanwaljit Basra insists the team are keeping their feet firmly on the ground despite a run of three successive victories which has seen them stay top of National Three London and South East.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) formally opened the first phase of its $130-million new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new ...
Kuwait Energy Plc said on Oct. 13 that it had started commercial oil production at the Faihaa-2 well in the Block 9 concession of Basra governorate in southern Iraq. Production has stabilized at 5,600 barrels per day, the company said. Kuwait Energy ...
International Container Terminal Services Inc. formally opens the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. ICTSI chairman and president Enrique Razon Jr. (center) cuts the ...
Also present at the ceremony were Dr. Majid M. Al-Nasrawy, Governor of Basra; Riyadh Swadi Shamkhi Al Hammad, GCPI Port Director; and Elmer G. Cato, Charge d' Affaires, en pied and Head of Mission, Embassy of The Philippines, together with ICTSI ...
Shia communities across the Muslim world on Tuesday commemorated the death of Imam Hussain on Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram. Imam Hussain was martyred along with members of his family during the Battle of Karbala that took place in 61 A.H.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. Enrique K. Razon Jr., ICTSI Chairman and President, cuts ...
Summary: AMRITSAR: Eight Indian youths have landed in Basra jail of Iraq after being "sold" by unscrupulous travel agents in India.
Basrah Museum officially opened its doors to the public for the first time on 27 September, in a ceremony attended by thousands from all over Iraq and the world.
Under an existing contract, Iran is expected to export 25 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas to Iraq per day. The two neighboring countries also have agreed on a deal for exporting 25 mcm of gas to Iraq's Basra. However, no pipelines have been laid so ...
AMRITSAR: Eight Indian youths have landed in Basra jail of Iraq after being "sold" by unscrupulous travel agents in India.
Our ClipperData shows Iraqi crude heading to the East, West and gulf Coasts, with just over 60 percent of these barrels being Basrah Light, with the remaining being Basrah Heavy. As the chart below illustrates, Basrah Heavy has been steadily accounting ...


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