Baghdad /(Rn) – The official spokesman for the Ministry of National Electric Power on Saturday that the ministry will add 1200 MW to the system this month, pointing out that Iraq is in need of 6000 MW to eliminate the energy crisis in the country. The teacher told Musab al-Kurdish news agency (Rn) announced today that “the ministry provided 6000 MW […]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has won a court ruling placing independent bodies like the central bank and the electoral agency under the cabinet, a centralisation of power that critics are calling a “coup”. Maliki’s government made the request to the supreme court in December before he was reappointed later that month to a second term, and the […]
The Obama administration’s plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan will cut the Pentagon’s war budget by $42 billion — a 26 percent decrease from this year’s level, according to government officials. The proposed $117 billion for fiscal year 2012, which begins Oct. 1, would be the lowest expenditure for the wars since fiscal 2005. The […]
PORTLAND, Maine — An Iraqi girl who came to Maine after a sniper’s bullet shattered her skull is out of the hospital after her latest operation. The girl, named Noora Afif Abdulhameed, was 6 when she arrived in Portland in 2008, thanks to the group No More Victims. She had part of a prosthetic section of skull inserted and spent nearly […]
“and an increase in the depreciation of the Iraqi dinar to meet other foreign currencies, and those projects sterile building presidential palaces, “ Shatha al-Janabi Reports Integrity Commission until the end of last year that there are more than seven thousand is required to justice, whom 234 rank of director general or higher, have been transferred in 2523 accused of corruption […]
Sadik Kazim Dreams of the Iraqis and I am of them that turns the country, like other Gulf countries in the region, where the streets, boutiques, towers and beautiful tunnels and bridges, stations, subway trains, in addition to high-income to her children, which makes them self-sufficient and do not need additional work consumes their time day and night to meet subsistence […]
Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has returned to Iran after a couple of weeks of testing the political waters back home in Iraq after a long, self-imposed exile, senior officials within his movement said Saturday. Yes, definitely Sayyed Moqtada al-Sadr went back to Iran,” a source inside his office said, on condition of anonymity. It was not immediately clear if the young […]
WASHINGTON- The face of the American Red Cross’ wartime mission could be conveyed through countless images of volunteers greeting wounded warriors on flight lines, offering comfort to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and providing much-needed support to family members back home. But while these images offer a snapshot of the organization’s focus on individuals, the numbers impart the true magnitude […]
Najaf, (AKnews) – A member of the Najaf investment committee said on Thursday that meetings with a delegation from the Guinean Republic have looked into the possibility of the latter establishing glass factories, sugar cane plantations, fishponds and flower nurseries in the province. Munir Mahubba told AKnews that the Guinean delegation were particularly keen to secure a license to establish glass […]
Baghdad, (AKnews)- The head of Iraqi Horseracing Federation said the federation has decided to participate in the international Wafa championships in Syria mid February. Knights Iraq Haydar Hussein Jumaili told AKnews five competitors from Iraq will represent the Iraqi team in the due racing Feb.15; Omar Fallah, Mustafa Hasan, Ali Hussein, Hasan Fallah and Hasan Ali are the five participating jockeys. […]
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq’s oil reserves have reached about 500 billion (b) barrels till this date, Iraq’s Oil Ministry’s official spokesman, Assem Jihad said on Thursday. “The size of Iraq’s oil reserves has reached about 500 billion (b) barrels nowadays, whilst the previous oil reserves had reached 143 billion (b) barrels,” Jihad told a press expertise workshop, organized by the […]
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The U.S. Ambassador to Baghdad, James Jeffrey, has described the new Iraqi government as “the ever-more representing for the Iraqi society, since 2003,” adding that U.S. Vice-President, Joe Biden’s recent visit to Baghdad “took place within the framework of practicing the Security Agreement concluded between both countries. Ambassador Jeffrey’s statement was announced in a news conference he […]
Increasing numbers of ageing security contractors based in Iraq are making the short trip to Dubai to undergo plastic surgery, a clinic in the emirate has said. The London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery (LCAS), in Dubai Healthcare City, has seen a flow of former American and British soldiers troop through the clinic in recent months. “These guys used to be professional […]
Holders Iraq overcame an ultra defensive North Korea 1-0 in a drab match on Wednesday to set up an Asian Cup quarter-final clash with Australia. Three-times winners Iran, who had already won the group and will play South Korea in the last eight, made nine changes to their team but still beat United Arab Emirates 3-0. Iran finished Group D with […]
Sharm al-Sheikh – The Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq, and the Trade Minister Roze Nouri Shawis, discussed on Monday, with the Egyptian Trade and Industry minister, on ways to increase the commercial exchange between the two countries. Shawis told AKnews that the meeting dealt with the mechanisms to support and promote Arab economic cooperation with Iraq in the next phase in […]
Basra – The Media director of the Iraqi ports announced on Wednesday that Maaqel port in Basra province has established all the facilities required to receive the first shipment from oil equipment companies of Shell operating Company in Aqel Majnoon oil field, north of the province. Anmar al-Safi told AKnews that Iraq’s Transport Ministry has approved the provision of facilities to […]
Erbil, Jan. 16 (AKnews) – Kurdistan Football Federation (KFF) decided to manufacture balls, medals and cups of its own for the tournaments in Kurdistan. The decision came on Saturday in a KFF meeting in Erbil, president of KFF, Safin Kanabi, said on Sunday. “The balls, medals and cups of Kurdistan tournaments would be designed with a flag of Kurdistan on them […]
Erbil, Jan. 16 (AKnews) – Kurdistan Football Federation (KFF) decided to manufacture balls, medals and cups of its own for the tournaments in Kurdistan.
The decision came on Saturday in a KFF meeting in Erbil, president of KFF, Safin Kanabi, said on Sunday.
“The balls, medals and cups of Kurdistan tournaments would be designed with a flag of Kurdistan on them and they should represent Kurdish identity, culture and nation,” Kanabi stated.
We will start soon to choose the best designs and manufacture in China, he added.
The stadiums in Kurdistan will from now on be prepared with a Kurdish style and balls, cups and medals would be the same in all parts of Kurdistan, he noted.
Kanabi also asked all the designers in Kurdistan to send them their best ideas so that they would choose a best from best for the sport and athletic stuffs in Kurdistan.
The KFF has been founded in 2005 in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Since then, it has been running the sport and athletic tournaments and trainings for the coaches in Kurdistan.
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