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News & Announcements

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Society of Petroleum Engineers Basra meeting a success

More than 180 attendees from 50 regional and international companies attended the conference to share knowledge and discuss opportunities.

ZawyaMon, May 5, 2014 Wed, May 14, 2014

Shell, Mitsubishi Will Start Iraq Plant on April 15

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and Mitsubishi Corp. (8058) will start capturing gas from Iraq’s oil fields next week in a $17 billion project known as Basra Gas Co.

“Basra Gas Co. will start operations officially on April 15,” said Ali Hussain Khudayir, director general of South Gas Co., which represents the Iraqi government’s controlling stake in the Basra Gas Co. venture.

BloombergThu, Apr 11, 2013 Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Shell to Start Iraq Oil Output Amid Plans for Saudi Investments

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) will start producing crude at Iraq’s Majnoon oil field as early as next month and plans to increase energy investments in Saudi Arabia, its regional vice president said.

BloombergThu, May 16, 2013 Wed, May 22, 2013

Shell to Continue Investment in Iraq

The intention to move forward with a petrochemical plant follows a meeting between Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and Shell Chief Executive.

The Wall Street JournalTue, Nov 19, 2013 Tue, Nov 19, 2013

Shell Opens Iraqi Oil Field

Marking a milestone for both Iraq and Shell, the oil company recently inaugurated the Majnoon oil field.

The Wall Street JournalSun, Oct 6, 2013 Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Shell Oil announces progress at Majnoon Oilfield

The oilfield successfully produced its first shipment of crude oil, marking a significant milestone.

Oil & Gas JournalMon, Apr 7, 2014 Tue, Apr 8, 2014

SG of GSCOM: Iraqi Government depends on the youth to develop the country

15/2/2017 10:18 AM

SG of GSCOM, Dr. Mahdi Al-Alaq, met the Republic of Finland Non-Resident Ambassador, Mrs. Befi Leen, to discuss the cooperation to implement a proposal regarding the youth aged 20-40 years old and the role of the related sides to prepare a suitable headquarter to manage the project, 3000 volunteers will participate to be implemented, she said.

AL-Alaq said, the Iraqi Government depends on the youth in developing the country and he promised to discuss the details of proposal with the related sides to support it.

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Security and Defense Exhibition at Baghdad International Fair: Deadline set for December 15

The third session of the exhibition will be held in Baghdad from March 1-4, 2014. Interested companies should submit their request to attend by December 15, 2013.

Tue, Nov 26, 2013

Secretary-General of Arab League Welcomes New UN Resolution

Mr. Nabil Elaraby contacted Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to welcome Iraq's exit from Chapter VII sanctions and said he considers the decision an historical achievement.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Secretary Kerry, Minister Zebari Reaffirm Strong Partnership Between US and Iraq

In a joint meeting, Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Zebari discussed a range of regional issues and the mutual, committed relationship between the United States and Iraq.

Fri, Nov 1, 2013

Scientists shocked to find coral reef in murky waters off Iraq

The researchers say that further study of the Iraqi reefs can help scientists understand how coral and other marine species will adapt to conditions brought on by global warming.

Los Angeles TimesSat, Mar 8, 2014 Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Samsung Engineering secures $840M Iraq plant order

The project will involve engineering and design, procurement and construction of operations.

Global PostMon, Mar 31, 2014 Thu, Apr 3, 2014

Republic of Iraq Issues $1 Billion Bond Guaranteed by US Government

BAGHDAD (Jan. 18, 2017) – The Republic of Iraq today completed the issuance of an $1 billion 5-year Guaranteed bond priced at the level of 27 basis points over 5-year US Treasury Notes with a coupon of 2.149 percent per year, payable semi-annually. The Notes benefit from a full faith and credit guarantee of the United States, acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Remarks by H.E. Fareed Yasseen during an Artifacts repatriation Ceromany on May 2nd.

I would like to thank you all for coming to witness this important
event, the repatriation of some 3’800 ancient artifacts by United
States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Wed, May 2, 2018

Relations between Iraq and Russia on Sidelines of Rome Med-2018

President of the Republic of Iraq Dr. Barham Salih received at his residence in Rome the Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergei Lavrov in the presence of Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 24, 2018 Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Regional Security Boosts Archeology in Northern Iraq

Regional Security Boosts Archeology in Northern Iraq

Improved security and historical richness make Iraq's Kurdistan region a haven for foreign archaeologists.

Voice of AmericaMon, Sep 30, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

REFORMING ELECTORAL SYSTEM BEING URGENT NATIONAL ENTITLEMENT, PRESIDENT SALIH ANNOUNCES

President Salih announced that, unwillingness of the voters to participate in the elections anymore is a clear evidence of necessity to amend the General Election Law as it is an urgent national entitlement to build the Iraqi State, to reform its institutions as well as eradicating the financial and administrative corruption so as to promote freedom and democracy across the country.

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Record 118,000 university students enrolled this year in Iraq

The number of students admitted to Iraqi universities is the highest it has been in a decade.

Al-ShorfaTue, Oct 8, 2013 Thu, Oct 17, 2013

Reconstruction Board Bill Sent to Parliament After Approval by Council of Ministers

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Council of Ministers approved the draft law that would create a Reconstruction Board. It will now be jointly submitted to the House of Representatives by the Presidency of the Republic and the Council of Ministers.
The draft law provides a framework for quickly launching major infrastructure projects across the country, including roads, bridges, airports, and seaports.
The draft law also aims at alleviating general unemployment by promoting investment, employing a wide array of capable individuals in a variety of different sectors.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019
Reception hosted by Embassy of Iraq in Washington DC in honer of iraqi speaker Dr  Saleem Aljubouri

Reception hosted by the Embassy of Iraq in Washington DC in honer of Iraqi speaker Dr. Saleem Aljubouri

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

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