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News Iraq » Basra: Iraqi militias use threats, violence to keep Basra press in line

News source: https://cpj.org/blog/2019/02/iraq-militias-basra-press-violence-threats.php
Publicated on: uesday 19 February 2019

That's when Yousuf left Iraq. The Basra journalists with whom CPJ spoke described a feeling of helplessness as these abuses go unpunished, even when evidence is on their side. "Journalists are insulte...

News Iraq » Basra: A clean drop in the ocean: Working in Iraq’s worst health crisis

News source: https://www.nrc.no/news/2019/february/a-clean-drop-in-the-ocean-working-in-iraqs-worst-health-crisis/
Publicated on: onday 18 February 2019

The situation spiralled into what many considered to be Iraq’s worst health crisis in decades. More than 100,000 people were hospitalised for water-borne diseases. The water shortages in rural areas i...

News Iraq » Basra: Iraq’s southern oil exports average about 3.63mn bpd so far in February

News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/622103/Iraq-s-southern-oil-exports-average-about-3-63mn-b
Publicated on: Wednesday 13 February 2019

Flames emerge from flare stacks at the oil fields in Basra (file). In January, exports from Iraq’s southern Basra ports were 3.556mn bpd, down from a record high of 3.63mn bpd in December. Iraq’s crud...

News Iraq » Basra: Iraq lowers Majnoon oilfield output to 104,000 bpd - source

News source: https://in.reuters.com/article/iraq-oil/iraq-lowers-majnoon-oilfield-output-to-104000-bpd-source-idINL5N20B0DA
Publicated on: Friday 15 February 2019

BASRA, Iraq, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Iraq has lowered production at its giant Majnoon oilfield to 104,000 barrels per day (bpd) this month from 220,000 bpd in January, in line with an OPEC supply ...

News Iraq » Basra: Q&A: Ahmed Fadhil Adhayam, deputy director general of Basra Oil Company

News source: https://www.iraqoilreport.com/news/qa-ahmed-fadhil-adhayam-deputy-director-general-of-basra-oil-company-36517
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

BASRA - As Iraq sets new records for production and exports - and faces the challenge of adhering to a new OPEC quota - all eyes are on the state-run Basra Oil Company (BOC). The vast majority of Iraq ...

News Iraq » Basra: Iraq caught in crossfire as Trump upends US policy in Mid East

News source: https://www.ft.com/content/735f9d2e-2ae7-11e9-88a4-c32129756dd8
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

Public opinion in Iraq is largely against both American and Iranian interference. When protests in Basra over poor government services late last year escalated into rioting, demonstrators torched the ...

News Iraq » Basra: Iraq still at odds with Exxon, Petrochina over project: minister

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-oil-project-idUSKCN1Q01EM
Publicated on: Sunday 10 February 2019

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Monday that disagreements remained over profit-sharing between the government and Exxon Mobil and Petrochina over its South Integrate...

News Iraq » Basra: The Zanj Revolt: A Slave War in Medieval Iraq

News source: http://www.medievalists.net/2019/02/zanj-revolt-slave-war-medieval-iraq/
Publicated on: Saturday 16 February 2019

... at the peak of their power expanded their territory to include all of Southern Iraq and parts of Central Iraq sacking major cities such as Basra and Wasit. It took a campaign that lasted several y...

News Iraq » Basra: Why are Iraq’s paramilitaries turning on their own ranks?

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2019/02/18/why-are-iraqs-paramilitaries-turning-on-their-own-ranks/
Publicated on: Sunday 17 February 2019

While Iraq’s armed forces remained in disarray ... and economic expansion has fueled criticism from its own Shiite population. Many residents from Basra, where an overwhelming majority of PMU fighters ...

News Iraq » Basra: Pegasus revises planned Iraq network addition in 1H19

News source: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283010/pegasus-revises-planned-iraq-network-addition-in-1h19/
Publicated on: uesday 19 February 2019

Routes Asia is the only route development event dedicated to the Asia Pacific region. Attracting senior decision makers from the region's air service development community, Routes Asia provides the pe...

News Iraq » Basra: Basra will never follow anti-Iran sanctions: Iraqi official

News source: https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/02/12/basra-will-never-follow-anti-iran-sanctions-iraqi-official/
Publicated on: uesday 12 February 2019

IRNA – Basra governor general said on Monday that the Iraqi province ... As’ad al-Eidani reiterated that Iraq will never accept to be a base for harming a neighboring state. “The Islamic Republic of I...