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Iraqi oil minister expects prices to rise over time

10 Dec 2018

BAGHDAD Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Monday he expected the fall in oil prices to stop and for prices to rise over time, adding that if OPEC had not cut production, prices would have dropped to $45-50 per barrel.

Exclusive - Water shortages to cut Iraq's irrigated wheat area by half

11 Sep 2018

BAGHDAD Iraq, a major Middle East grain buyer, will cut the irrigated area it plants with wheat by half in the 2018-2019 growing season as water shortages grip the country, a government official told Reuters.

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