CAIRO Iraq's oil ministry on Thursday denied a media report citing Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar as saying an agreement was imminent with the OPEC+ group to increase Iraq's crude oil exports.
DUBAI/BAGHDAD/LONDON A debate within Iraq over whether it should ask to be exempt from OPEC+ oil supply cuts has resurfaced as low prices squeeze its finances, challenging a government struggling to tackle the destruction of years of war and rampant corruption.
DUBAI/BAGHDAD/LONDON, Sept 11 A debate within
Iraq over whether it should ask to be exempt from OPEC+ oil
supply cuts has resurfaced as low prices squeeze its finances,
challenging a government struggling to tackle the destruction of
years of war and rampant corruption.
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi had just embarked on a state visit to Washington when gunmen shot dead the young protest leader Reham Yacoub in her car in Basra on Wednesday. | Video
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON Three American troops and several Iraqi forces were wounded on Saturday in the second major rocket attack in the past week on an Iraqi base north of Baghdad, U.S. and Iraqi officials said, raising the stakes in an escalating cycle of attacks and reprisals. | Video
BASRA, Iraq On the walls of Basra children's cancer hospital hang photos of some of the youngsters who've been treated there. Most are smiling. Some of the portraits have a black stripe in the upper left corner. Those are pictures of children who passed away. | Video
BAGHDAD Iraq's acting prime minister said on Monday he was standing down from most of his duties and called for early elections, one day after the man who had been designated to become premier withdrew his candidacy.
BAGHDAD, March 2 A power vacuum has deepened in
Iraq after plans for a new prime minister collapsed, further
complicating the country's faltering efforts to deal with mass
unrest, a reawakening Islamic State and a spreading coronavirus
SAMARA, Iraq Fifty years ago, a much richer Iraqi government spent lavishly on health funding. The state company responsible for drug imports, known by its Arabic acronym KIMADIA, enjoyed such a close relationship with the world's top drug manufacturers that it would fax orders directly and shipments would arrive before a formal contract was drawn up.
BAGHDAD Iraq's Ministry of Health is turning to private business to help shoulder the cost of upgrading equipment and services.