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January 13, 2020

ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2020 (WAM) -- Crescent Petroleum has outlined a range of efforts aimed at ensuring a sustainable future for company and the region in the decades ahead.

Majid Jafar, Crescent Petroleum's CEO, announced the company’s sustainability efforts during the opening panel of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum.

The panel, titled 'Setting the"...

PM Barzani Reaffirms KRG's Commitment to Diversifying...
January 28, 2020

ERBIL - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired the first meeting of the Economic High Council of the Kurdistan Region on Monday, during which he reaffirmed his cabinet's commitment to diversifying and modernizing its economy.

The council convened with a number of ministers and governors for talks on the financial situation in the"...



 

January 28, 2020

ERBIL - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired the first meeting of the Economic High Council of the Kurdistan Region on Monday, during which he reaffirmed his cabinet's commitment to diversifying and modernizing its economy.

The council convened with a number of ministers and governors for talks on the financial situation in the Kurdistan Region, Barzani's office said in a statement.

'During"...

 
 
January 28, 2020

ERBIL - Kurdistan Region's Minister of Health Saman Barzangy has refuted the reports of the occurance of a case of the new Coronavirus in the autonomous region.

The Kurdish minister also criticized the media outlets reporting 'fake' news, saying: 'Sadly, fake news have been published about the occurrence of one case of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Kurdistan Region.'

In"...

 
 
January 28, 2020

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has welcomed an additional contribution of EUR 600,000 (approximately USD 670,000) from the Government of France dedicated to explosive hazard management activities that aim at enabling returns in retaken areas of Iraq.

The presence of explosive hazards, including improvised explosive devices in areas retaken from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as Daesh, will continue to impede"...

 
 
January 28, 2020

SULAIMANI — Farmers in Erbil governorate protested Monday (January 27) about delayed payments for grain that they had sold to Baghdad and Erbil in the past.

The protesters told NRT Digital Media that the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) owe them a total of 517 billion Iraqi dinars ($433.3 million).

They also criticized the KRG for not being"...

 
 
January 28, 2020

The Ambassadors of Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States condemn the excessive and lethal use of force by Iraqi security forces and armed groups since 24 January against peaceful protestors, including in Baghdad, Nasiriya and Basra.

Despite assurances by the government, security forces and armed groups continue to use"...