Baghdad

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ISIS Police

  Baghdad: Documents seized by security forces from former Islamic State facilities in Mosul have shown that several militants nominated for joining the extremist group’s police service were disqualified for several reasons that ranged from sexual harassment history to mental deficiencies. The documents, which were circulated by social networks users, and the authenticity of which
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South Iraq Oil Refinery

  Oil exports from Iraq’s southern terminals have fallen so far in January, according to loading data and an industry source, a sign that OPEC’s second-largest producer is following through on the group’s decision to cut output. Baghdad’s initial request to be exempt from the deal, plus loading programmes pointing to continued high Iraqi exports,
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South Korea’s Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn

South Korea’s Acting President and Prime Minister has asked for Iraq’s cooperation in bolstering economic cooperation. During a meeting with Iraq’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari in Seoul on Monday, Hwang Kyo-ahn (pictured) said: “The two countries have developed their cooperative ties based on a long history of cooperation and a mutually complementary economic structure …
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Central Bank of Iraq

The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has reported that 31 banks and 16 remittance companies took part in its currency auction on Monday. A total of $159,104,757 sold at a price of 1182 Iraqi Dinars (IQD) per dollar. Source: Central Bank of Iraq

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Iraqi Syrian border

Burning issue: International Interests to take Control of Iraq-Syria Border As the fight against the extremist group known as the Islamic State continues to succeed, albeit at a slower pace than hoped for, the Iraqi government is starting to consider what to do about the country’s borders with Syria. To the west of Mosul, for
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaking at Baghdad Dialogue convention.

BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claimed on Saturday that ISIS has damaged Iraq’s infrastructure by $35 billion since the conflict began in 2014. “In the fight against ISIS, the group has damaged Iraq’s infrastructure by $35 billion,” Abadi said while speaking at Baghdad Dialogue convention held in the Iraqi capital. “This is a
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Latest Update: Car bomb attack on Baghdad Nightclub

BAGHDAD, Iraq–Casualty figures for the car bomb attack that apparently targeted a nightclub in central Baghdad rose to six killed, and 12 injured. Rudaw’s reporter in Baghdad said that the attack happened in front of a nightclub in Al-Sa’adoon street in the eastern half of the city. All the casualties are civilians, a security source
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Iraq’s foreign minister making efforts in betterment of Iran & Saudi Arabia relations Iraq’s foreign minister said he had carried messages between Iran and Saudi Arabia in a continuing attempt to curb a feud involving its two neighbors, Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB reported on Saturday. Relations between the two regional rivals worsened after hundreds of
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Iraq Trade News

Iraq Duty Free has reportedly had its exclusive duty free contract at Baghdad and Basra airports extended by ten years to 4th March 2029. According to The Moodie Davitt Report, the contract was awarded by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and Ministry of Transport to Iraq Duty Free’s parent company Financial Links, which has
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Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi statement regarding Iraq Future, Iraq economy will grow and expand which ultimately surpass the expanding economy crisis Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Iraq’s future will be better and stronger and the economy will surpass the crisis, as expressed surprise at the fears of some of the post-Daesh criminal gangs, asking, “Why did
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