Opened the University of Baghdad, on Monday, an exhibition of electronic devices with a number of students from the Faculty of Engineering Algorithm, confirmed that some of those devices got a patent, as brought to the Faculty of Engineering Algorithm to devices that will work to provide great service to the citizens once introduced to work. The Information Officer of the […]
Iraq’s prime minister says he is giving his ministers 100 days to improve their performance or risk losing their jobs. BAGHDAD- Iraq’s prime minister says he is giving his ministers 100 days to improve their performance or risk losing their jobs. Nouri al-Maliki’s warning came two days after thousands of protesters across the country demanded better public services. The […]
Said the Supreme National Committee for the agricultural initiative in Iraq raise the ceiling on the amount of soft loans granted to farmers and owners of agricultural projects, both plant and animal than 5 million Iraqi dinars to 20 million. The spokesman for the Commission on agricultural initiative Zahid al-Bayati, in his interview with Radio Free Iraq that the Commission has […]
Source in the Iraqi ministry of electricity said that Iraq will be connected to the Arab electricity network through Syria at the beginning of next month. The source added that the Syrian side notified Iraq that it will finish the works of connecting the electricity line with Iraq at the beginning of next month. The source clarified that Iraq will be […]
Commerce Minister announces the distribution of the amounts of compensatory early next week Trade Minister Khair Hassan Babiker that the distribution of compensatory payments for the ration card items will be next week. Babiker said in a press statement that the ministry had coordinated with the Ministry of Finance to deliver the amounts of compensation to the provinces for distribution through […]
Washington (CNN) — A new report blasts the U.S. government for wasting tens of billions of dollars in Iraq and Afghanistan by relying too much on contractors and doing too little to monitor their performance. The interim report from the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan points out that contractors in the war zones sometimes have exceeded the number […]
BAGHDAD – Gunmen attacked Iraq’s largest oil refinery Saturday, killing a guard and detonating bombs that sparked a fire and forced the facility to shut down, officials said. The assailants, carrying pistols fitted with silencers, broke into the Beiji refinery around 3:30 a.m., attacked the guards and planted bombs near some production units for benzene and kerosene, said the spokesman for […]
TIMEX has delivered coalescer filters as required by the Taji Upgrade Project for Al Taji Airport in Iraq. Vessels which were specially designed and fabricated as per ASME Sec. VIII Div.1 code with U Stamp have been furnished for the service to USACE. 300 GPM and 600 GPM type coalescers will be used for eliminating the slugs of water and the […]
Erbil – The construction of a two-sided road project, priced at over 68,000,000 U.S. Dollars got underway Tuesday. The project will connect the Kurdistan Regional capital, Erbil, to Koya, a nearby town. Omar Braim, the general director for roads in Erbil province told the reporters a Romanian company has undertaken to carry out the project with 79,999,000,000 Iraqi Dinars (IQD)- $68,048,348- […]
The government plans to seize billions of pounds in assets belonging to Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi which include property and bank accounts, the Telegraph reported Friday. The Treasury has set up a special unit to track down the assets which are believed to include a 10 million pound London home, the paper said. “The first priority is to get British nationals […]
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) ended the week on Thursday with an increase of 0.7% to close at 122 points as rates of shares of 21 out of a total 40 traded firms went up, compared to the previous session’s 0.4% to close at 121.2 points. “More than 1.795 million shares exchanged hands at 2.426 billion Iraqi […]
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s total oil exports and revenues from crude sales in January both hit their highest levels since the 2003 US-led invasion which ousted Saddam Hussein, the oil ministry announced on Wednesday. Iraq exported a total of 67 million barrels of oil last month, generating $6.082 billion in income at an average price of $90.78 a barrel, according to figures […]
Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations including those in West Africa are willing and able to replace any lost Libyan oil, including crude of the same quality, a Saudi Arabian oil official said by telephone today, Bloomberg reported. Protests against the ruling regime and unrest in Libya are ongoing since Feb. 15. According to international organizations, the number of victims of […]
Iraqi Parliament speaker has met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss bilateral ties and the recent regional revolutions against Arab rulers in the region, Press TV reported. In his meeting with Osama al-Nujaifi on Wednesday, President Assad renewed Syria’s support for unity, stability and security in Iraq and expressed hope that the new Iraqi government will restore the country’s vital role […]
BAGHDAD -(Dow Jones)- The $12 billion deal between the Iraqi government and Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) to produce gas from southern Iraqi oil fields has reached an advanced stage, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy said Wednesday. “I am happy with the progress of the talks to clinch the deal,” Hussein al-Shahristani told reporters in Baghdad. “I am also happy […]
Baghdad – The Iraqi trade Ministry announced on Monday that it has closed a deal to import 125,000 tons of rice from Thailand at a cost of $65 million in order to meet the demands of the government’s food-subsidizing ration card system. The General Manager of the Ministry’s Grain Company Muthanna Jabbar, told AKnews that deals have been signed with two […]
US-based Fluor Corporation said it has won an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and management contract from ExxonMobil Iraq for its project at the West Qurna (Phase I) field near Basra. The early works program contract is a reimbursable continuing services agreement for oil field and related infrastructure development with an expected tenure of three years, Fluor said in a statement. The […]
A Chinese telecommunications company suspected of links to China’s military has won hundreds of contracts in Iraq since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, some paid in part with U.S. tax dollars, and now effectively owns the country’s phone system. Huawei Technologies has won more than 600 telecommunications infrastructure contracts since Iraqi reconstruction began in 2004, said Robert C. Fonow, the State Department‘s […]
Erbil – Kurdistan Ministry of Municipality and Tourism sealed Monday a contract for construction of drinking water project for Amedi area within Dohuk province. A statement issued by the ministry said the minister, Samir Abdullah Mustafa, singed the contract priced at 90,000,000 U.S. Dollars with the Lebanese Ster Group and Homan Ederson companies. With the project getting underway, the town of […]
Erbil – Kurdistan Ministry of Municipality and Tourism sealed Monday a contract for construction of drinking water project for Amedi area within Dohuk province.
A statement issued by the ministry said the minister, Samir Abdullah Mustafa, singed the contract priced at 90,000,000 U.S. Dollars with the Lebanese Ster Group and Homan Ederson companies.
With the project getting underway, the town of Amedi and the townships of Deraluk, Sarsing, Qadash, and Bamarne, as well as four surrounding villages will be provided 2,400 cubic meters of drinking water per hour on average.
The project is expected to get started soon and finished in 720 days-almost two years.
Amedi area, 70 km northeast of Dohuk, 467 km north Baghdad, encompasses five townships including Bamarne, Deraluk, Sarsing.
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