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March 27, 2018

The inaugural edition of Big 5 Heavy, a unique showcase of machinery for the heavy construction sector, opened today (March 26) in Dubai, UAE.

The Big 5 Heavy was inaugurated by Mattar Al Tayer, the director general and chairman of board of executive directors at Roads & Transport Authority (RTA). The event will run till March 28 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

In its inaugural edition, the Middle East’s largest heavy construction event is hosting Caterpillar’s latest revolutionary"...

Women, Children with perceived ties to IS Denied Aid...
April 21, 2018

Iraqi women and children with perceived ties to the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS) are being denied humanitarian aid and prevented from returning to their homes, with an alarming number of women subjected to sexual violence, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.

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April 21, 2018

Iran will resume direct flights between Tehran and the Iraqi city of Erbil from April 27 after a six-month hiatus which saw Baghdad and its neighbors impose an air ban on the regional Kurdistan government over a secession bid.

For the time being, Mahan Air will offer direct service twice a week on Tuesday and Wednesday and will try to increase it in the future, ISNA news agency quoted Iran's consul in Erbil Morteza Ebadi as saying.

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April 21, 2018

Port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. said it is expanding three of its fastest growing terminals including one in Iraq, as it expects global trade to be “good” this year barring the merchandise war that could break out between China and the US.

ICTSI president and chairman Enrique Razon Jr. said in an interview following the annual stockholders’ meeting the company allocated $380 million programmed for capital"...

 
 
April 21, 2018

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) has joined the Council.

BGT is one of Iraq’s premier container and multi-purpose cargo handling facility, with a team of high-performing Iraqi and International port professionals who deliver customer-focused, high productivity and congestion-free port services"...

 
 
April 21, 2018

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that following the defeat of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq, Iran’s priority in its cooperation with Iraq now is helping the Arab country in its reconstruction process.

In a meeting with Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji in Baghdad on Thursday, Brigadier General Hatami hailed the victory over the terror group"...

 
 
April 21, 2018

The KRG has paid three oil companies working on three different oil blocks in the region their dues for the month of January 2018.

“Gulf Keystone confirms that a gross payment of $23.1 million ($17.8 million net to GKP) has been received from the Kurdistan Regional Government for Shaikan crude oil sales during January 2018,” reads a statement from Gulf Keystone, which operates the Shaikhan field.

The field has a production capacity of 40,000, according to the company which is traded on"...