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Iraq is seeking bids from six companies for an estimated $4bn project to inject seawater into its southern oil fields to dislodge more crude from the deposits, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, the director-general of state-run Basra Oil Co, said in an interview. The country has already received bids from five companies ...
Alsumaria News quoted Qahtan al-Obaid, head of the antiquities and heritage department in Basra province, saying that the search, launched in cooperation with Basra University, will target a British ship that “sank at an unknown location in Shatt al-Arab during World War I, with priceless artefacts on deck ...

But after years of digging for victory, he and his comrades have now turned their skills to civilian use: gouging out irrigation channels for farmers in the southern province of Basra. “What I'm doing makes me happy,” he said, with gelled hair glimmering above his sun-browned face. In 2014, Ali and tens of ...
Much of the focus is on Basra, which is Iraq's richest province. Projects earmarked by the Saudis for investment include Basra's moribund petrochemical plant, which could help wean Iraq off Iranian products. Saudis have also eyed the scrub along the border, which the kingdom wants to turn into fertile fields ...
Aged 23 at the time, Ali left his parents and his work as a day labourer in the province of Babylon, south of Baghdad. As he knew ... Ali joined other Hashd engineers and drivers heading to Basra – an overwhelmingly Shiite province with more oil resources but poorer infrastructure than any other province.
Authorities in Basra, the capital of Iraq's richest oil province, are struggling to provide the bare minimum of services to its inhabitants, as nepotism and corruption divert lucrative revenues from the black gold. But the southern port city's "golden age" was not all that long ago. At 71, Khalaf remembers it well.

Of all Basra's traditional buildings and shanasheel, “today about 400 are left more or less intact,” according to Qahtan al-Obeid, head of archaeology and heritage in Basra province. Where there once stood a Jewish library, a women's hammam and the home of a Kuwaiti sheikh, locals say, all that remains ...
--Iraq's largest refinery, in Basra province, is planning for a fourth unit to come online by the end of 2018, increasing capacity to nearly 300,000 b/d. ... --Iraq opened a downstream tender on October 23 hoping to attract engineering and construction companies to build a new refinery in Basra province.
In a related development Friday, anti-terrorism units carried out wide-ranging security operations in the Al-Zubair district of Iraq's southern Basra province. The stated aim of the operation -- now in its third day -- is to “confiscate unlicensed weapons and arrest wanted individutals”, Lieutenant Mohamed ...
Musaab al-Madras was quoted saying in a press statement that “the ministry signed with the Kuwaiti side a memorandum of understanding for the import of electricity from Kuwait during a visit by a Kuwaiti delegation to Basra province”. He added that “during the next period, power pylons will extend along ...
Abadi's instructions came days after tribal conflicts in Iraq's southern provinces broke out over agricultural land water quotas, prompting activists in the province to launch a campaign titled Save the Tigris in a bid to end the water crisis. There are already conflicts plaguing those provinces — especially Basra ...
The scheme involves having to get the course approved and the amount available depends how long you have served. Burrows received £2,000 a year for three years. “I had to defer sitting my last exams to deploy to Helmand province in 2012 — but I took the equity and land law textbooks to Afghanistan,” ...
Araqi noted that the infrastructure to send gas to Basra will soon be established for meeting the needs of both Basra and Baghdad gas export deals. The Iraqi government approved a deal in late 2017 to import gas from Iran to the eastern border province of Diyala, increasing purchases of the Iranian fuel, ...
In April 2016, over 1,350 displaced families in the city of Basra, southern Iraq have been recipients of food aid distributed by Kuwait in its ongoing ... (IICO) through the campaign 'we are with you' managed to accumulate over USD one million in aid for displaced Iraqis in Anbar and Salah Ad'Din provinces.
The other refinery projects are a 150,000-bpd refinery in the Anbar province and a new Al Nasiriy refinery in Thi Qar province with a production capacity of 150,000 bpd. Iraq also plans oil storage facilities in the provinces Basra, Mosul, and Saladin. The government will probably find investments into the oil ...
The Iraqi government yesterday sent hundreds of its troops, backed by armoured vehicles and tank, to the country's southern province of Basra to restore security and law following an increase in tribal conflicts in the region. The Basra Operations Command, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Khalaf, said that ...
IHS Markit's Conflict Monitor recorded a 427% increase in intra-tribal fighting in the southern province of Basra for January, representing 58 incidents, compared with the previous month's 10 incidents. On 31 January, the Tribal Directorate of the Ministry of the Interior announced plans to bring together all ...

Al-Sudani, who holds British citizenship, was a member of the Islamic Dawa Party led by former Prime Minister and current Vice-President of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki. He was born in Iraq's Basra Province in 1947 and went into exile in Britain in the late 1970s. He received a doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Wales ...
It pertains to the Nahr Bin Omar field in energy-rich Basra Province. It now produces 40,000 barrels of oil a day, but the Orion deal will look to exploit the site's gas assets as well. Iraqi officials have been in talks with U.S. energy giant Exxon and Chinese companies over further developing oil production at ...
In the north of Basra province, "bullets talk," he told Agence France Presse. ... Haydar Ali, a 34-year-old engineer, suggested deploying soldiers and policemen from other provinces "who have no social relations or tribal ties that could affect ... The tribal disputes have a direct impact on Basra's economy.
... provinces "who have no social relations or tribal ties that could affect their role". Residents have called on security forces to confiscate weapons, but regular raids have had little impact on the vast numbers of arms circulating in the province. Tribes in Basra, the only province of Iraq with access to the sea, ...
Haydar Ali, a 34-year-old engineer, suggested deploying soldiers and policemen from other provinces "who have no social relations or tribal ties that ... Tribes in Basra, the only province of Iraq with access to the sea, obtained a glut of weapons when the army of the late Saddam Hussein withdrew from ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A dust storm on Sunday hit Iraq's oil-rich province of Basra, with hospitals recording at least 14 cases of suffocation and ... The floods caused by the heavy rain affected many provinces in the central and southern regions of Iraq, damaging roads and infrastructure in some areas as ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Jordanian government on Monday approved a deal with the Iraqi federal government to build two oil and gas pipelines connecting the neighboring countries, Jordanian state-run news agency Petra reported. The pipeline would stretch from the province of Basra to Aqaba in ...
Kirkuk and Nineveh provinces are the most worrying cases. In Kirkuk it's still unclear, more than a month after Baghdad re-took control, how the province, a potential ethnic powder-keg, will be administered. "Politically Kirkuk looks to be up in the air," Iraq analyst Joel Wing told The New Arab. "The PUK ...
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 ... The latest shipment of smuggled pills highlights the magnitude of the challenge facing Iraq in general and the southern provinces in particular, as the ...
Eight of the fields are located in the southern and eastern provinces of Basra, Missan, Muthanna, Wassit and Diyala, while the ninth is offshore ...
The blocks on offer are located in the provinces of Basra, Misan, ... to resume from the northern province of Kirkuk to neighbouring Turkey, the ...
The blocks on offer are located in the provinces of Basra, Misan, Muthanna, Wasit and the Central Diyala province. The contracts will be ...
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 ...
BASRA, Iraq — Shiites around the world celebrated the Arbaeen ... a member representing Christians on the Basra Province Council, told ...
The field in question is Majnoon, the Arabic word for crazy. Situated in oil-rich Basra province, southern Iraq, and operated by Shell with a 45% ...
In early July 2017, hundreds of state-employed teachers demonstrated in Iraq's southern Basra province to protest delays in the payment of ...
... desert highways in Iraq's western Anbar province where US military ... which is one of Iraq's vital economic lines as it connects Basra in the ...
... region in territories of the PUK-controlled provinces: entire Sulaymaniyah, ... to seek autonomy of Basra province, absolute Shiite and Arabic.
The increase in Basra exports keeps Iraq's total output within the quota ... province, claimed by both the Kurds and the Iraqi central authorities.
... claiming that they are still in control of the main oil fields in the province. ... in southern Iraq, 65 km northwest of the major port city of Basra.
... oilfields and airport in the province of Kirkuk, a region the Kurds took ... British the three Ottoman Provinces of Mosul, Baghdad, and Basra.
A worker walks at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, north of Basra, Iraq, in this ... were suspended in June 2014 when Daesh overran the two provinces.
Now known as Basra, the former Atlantas tanker is owned by Greek ... last voyage to the port of Umm Qasr in Iraq's southern Basra province.
... against a restaurant on the road between Dhi Qar and Basra. ... Baghdad was the most affected province with 45 deaths and 135 injuries.
BASRA – Worsening clashes among Shia tribes coupled with the absence of top ... the tribesmen in their fightings in Basra and some other southern provinces.
Your provinces in the south are desperate for that money. ... Karbala, Basra and other southern provinces, but I doubt much has changed since ...
... latest downstream tender October 23, hoping to attract engineering and construction companies to build a new refinery in the Basra province.
This resource-rich yet underserved Iranian province—situated across the border from Iraq's Basra province—is home to approximately two ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Fourteen Saudi Arabian companies will partake in the upcoming energy and industry fair in Iraq's southern province ...
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 ...
Basra (IraqiNews.com) Two children were killed as a landmine left ... Dhi Qar province came in the second place with 82 killed and 93 injured.
Bloomberg reported in March that the Iraqi oil ministry was in talks with ExxonMobil to develop Ratawi and Omar fields, in the southern province of Basra.
BAGHDAD - 14 October 2017: Authorities in Basra of Iraq threatened on Saturday they could announce their province a region if the central ...


 

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