The drastic plunge in oil prices could have catastrophic consequences in Iraq
According to a Monday AFP report, Iraq is now selling oil at half of the country's apparent fiscal break-even price. Right now, Iraq is selling its oil at around $22 a barrel, half of what it would need to fetch for the country to be able to fund the ...
Iraq economy unlikely to recover due to growing foreign debt, officials say
Iraq awards contract for repairing 'most dangerous dam in the world'
BAGHDAD — Iraq on Tuesday awarded an Italian company a contract to overhaul and maintain the Mosul dam in the country's north, days after a U.S. general warned of its possible collapse. Government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told The Associated Press ...
US killing more civilians in Iraq, Syria than it acknowledges
US-led coalition aims to recapture ISIS 'caliphate' in Iraq, Syria
Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Iraq Awards Contract for Repairing Major Dam
Iraqi officials say an Italian company has been awarded a contract to overhaul and maintain the Mosul dam in the country's north, days after the top U.S. general in Iraq warned of its possible collapse. Government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told The ...
Iraq awards Italy's Trevi contract to fix imperilled dam
Italy's Trevi wins contract to fix imperilled Iraq dam
ISIS Rebuffed in Iraq, Syria but Now Threatens Libya: Kerry
ROME — The international war on ISIS is "making a difference" in Iraq and Syria but the terror group is resurgent in Libya and could seize that nation's oil wealth, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Tuesday. Kerry credited the deployment of U.S ...
ISIS pushed back in Iraq, Syria, but a threat in Libya: Kerry
Islamic State's Iraq, Syria stakes shrinking but oil-rich Libya another story: Kerry
US, allies to intensify strikes on ISIL in Iraq, Syria but cool on Libya action
Afghanistan, Iraq vets dump on Donald Trump after IED talk in Iowa
Donald Trump unwittingly lit the fuses of combat veterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq when he decided to talk IEDs during a pre-caucus rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Monday. The controversial quote came while Trump discussed the situation ...
Iraq's illegal hunting problem
NASIRIYAH, Iraq — The abduction of 26 Qatari hunters, including members of the ruling family, by a Shiite armed group — which demanded a $1 million ransom for their release, according to the London-based Asharq al-Awsat daily — in the desert of Iraq ...
Voice of America
6500 Coalition Troops in Iraq; US Wants More
Voice of America
Seventeen coalition member countries have sent more than 6,500 soldiers to Iraq to help in the fight against Islamic State – and the United States is calling for more. “There is a need for that,” Patrick Martin, Iraq analyst for the Institute for the ...
Turkey Not Part of US-Led Coalition in Iraq - Coalition Spokesman
Video: ISIS Oil Smuggling in Syria and Iraq. Can it be Prevented?
Center for Research on Globalization
There is nothing new in the fact that oil smuggling is one of the important barriers on the way to solution of the Syrian crisis. For a long time, ISIS, Syrian al-Qaeda affiliate, Al Nusra, and other terrorist factions have been smuggling oil from and ...
'Youngblood': An Iraq War Veteran on His Striking Fiction Debut
Its indoor palm court could be in Dubai or Beverly Hills — it was a bizarrely fitting place to discuss Gallagher's debut novel, Youngblood, which is set during the final chapters of the Iraq War, in an isolated town trying to recover from the ...
New York Times
Battered by War, Iraq Now Faces Calamity From Dropping Oil Prices
New York Times
But Iraq, where nearly eight million people rely on a government salary or pension, will probably be forced to make crippling budget cuts. The economic shock, they fear, could lead to large-scale social unrest even as the country is pulled apart by war ...
UN asks for $861 million to help Iraq meet humanitarian bill
Iraq Needs $1.56 Billion for ISIS-Driven Humanitarian Crisis
US Responsibility for Iraq's Devastating Humanitarian Crisis