Iraq

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Kurdish leader visits Iraq’s Baghdad to boost ties after agreement to resume oil exports

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): The visit of Masoud Barzani, leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party, to Iraqi capital Baghdad is seen by analysts…
Business

Iraq restarts small Kirkuk oil exports after a year of suspension

LONDON (Rahnuma) : Iraq has restarted exports of Kirkuk oil, interrupted more than a year ago amid a standoff between…
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Iraqi president arrives in Jordan for official visit

AMMAN (Rahnuma): Iraqi President Barham Salih arrived in Jordan on Thursday for his first official visit to the Hashemite Kingdom since taking…
World

UN to restore Iraq’s Kirkuk citadel, Ottoman barracks

KIRKUK, Iraq (Rahnuma): The United Nations will provide assistance to restore a historical citadel and Ottoman barracks which are at risk…
Business

Iraq gets US sanctions break to keep the lights on

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma) : Iraq has won an exemption allowing it to buy Iranian electricity despite US sanctions, as the country…
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Iraq parliament holds off vote on key ministers

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Iraq’s parliament convened on Tuesday without lining up a vote on who would head several key ministries, including…
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Multiple explosions kill 6, wound several in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Explosions in several Shiite-majority districts in Iraq’s capital late Sunday killed six people, most of them civilians, and…
Gulf Countries

Iran-backed forces threaten Iraqi prime minister over minister standoff

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Iran-backed political forces in Iraq are preparing to launch mass demonstrations in Basra to pressure the new prime…
World

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 23 terrorists in N. Iraq

ANKARA (Rahnuma): At least 23 PKK terrorists were “neutralized” in an air operation carried out in northern Iraq on Wednesday, according…
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Iraq begins restoration of Daesh-wrecked Mosul churches

BAGHDAD (Rahnuma): Iraqi authorities have launched a campaign to rebuild the churches destroyed by the Daesh terrorist organization during its takeover…
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