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FAO supports Corn Silage Production in Kirkuk

Within the framework of the EU funded project Support to livelihoods of rural and peri-urban returnees and communities in Ninewa Governorate, Iraq, a high-level meeting on processing and marketing of corn silage to support the production of fodder crops in Iraq was held in Kirkuk Agriculture Directorate. The meeting was attended by Mrs. Ahlam Fakhreddin,… Read More

New Oil Refinery announced for Qayara

By John Lee. Iraq’s North Oil Company (NOC) has signed a Heads of Agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) with two energy companies to build a 70,000-barrels-per-day oil refinery in Qayara (Qayyarah). The facility, Nineveh province, is to be built by Sweden’s SEAB and Turkey’s Limak. No information was given regarding the size of the investment or… Read More

Seismic Survey begins at Sasan-Talafar

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced the start of seismic survey work at the Sasan-Talafar exploration project in Nineveh. The Director General of the Iraq Oil Exploration Company said that the eighth seismic division has started two- and three-dimensional geological survey work at the site, “within the framework of the oil exploration… Read More

Iraq’s Latest Corruption Convictions …

By John Lee. Iraqi courts have recently sentenced several people regarding corruption in office: The Central Criminal Court has issued two judgments six years in prison against Bahaa Alaa Abd and Ali Saleh Hadi, due to the offense of interference of the first person to appoint the second in the position of Director General of… Read More

Opening of Village Dairy Centers for Milk Processing

First Opening of Village Dairy Centers for Milk collection, Processing and Marketing in Nineveh Governorate For the purpose to complement the humanitarian efforts carried out by the United Nations in Nineveh Governorate, and within the framework of supporting income generation for returning families and local communities, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations… Read More

NIC may Compensate Investors who suffered due to ISIS Terrorism

By John Lee. The Chairwoman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Suha Daoud Najjar, has confirmed that the NIC is studying compensating investors who are still continuing their investment projects despite suspension for four years due to ISIS terrorist gangs. She indicated that the study includes submitting a proposal to the Council of Ministers and… Read More

Construction Starts at $250m Iraqi Cement Project

By John Lee. Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz Mahmoud Al-Khabbaz, has announced the official start of construction of a new cement plant in Badoush, in Nineveh Governorate. The $220-million project is being carried out by the General Company of Iraqi Cement and a Spanish company, which the Ministry did not name. The… Read More

Iraqi Cabinet Pushes Reconstruction Projects in Mosul

The Council of Ministers (cabinet) has held its regular session during a visit to the city of Mosul, headed by Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Several decisions were voted on, including: The Nineveh Governorate frozen assets will be released into projects for the benefit of the departments, provided that these projects are identified, in coordination… Read More

Siemens to rebuild West Mosul’s Super-Grid Station

Siemens Energy and the Ministry of Electricity of the Republic of Iraq signed a contract to construct Iraq’s West Mosul 400-kilovolt (kV) super grid station, which will provide reliable and efficient power supply to around 700,000 Iraqi citizens in northern Iraq, particularly the Nineveh province. The construction of the Mosul station, which was destroyed in… Read More

Ex-Ninevah Governor Arrested on Corruption Charge

By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ex-Ninevah governor arrested as Iraqi government reins in corruption Iraq’s anti-corruption commission announced last week that it had arrested the former governor of Nineveh province, Nawfel Akoub, who was… Read More