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Oil prices whipsaw in wild trading as potential holdout Iraq supports OPEC deal - CNBC Mon, 22 May 2017 16:40:00 GMT

CNBC

Oil prices whipsaw in wild trading as potential holdout Iraq supports OPEC deal
CNBC
The Saudi oil minister flew to Iraq to convince his counterpart to agree to a nine-month extension of output curbs. Iraq had reportedly favored rolling over the policy only through the second half of 2017, but the country's oil minister said he ...
Iraq to back Opec-led output cut extensionFinancial Times
Iraq Paves Way for OPEC Deal With Support for 9-Month Extension to CutsBloomberg
Saudi Arabia, Iraq agree oil output cut needs nine-month extensionReuters
OilPrice.com -The Indian Express
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The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From Mosul - Foreign Affairs (subscription) Mon, 22 May 2017 17:37:30 GMT

Foreign Affairs (subscription)

The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From Mosul
Foreign Affairs (subscription)
In the arid desert south of Tal Afar, members of Hash'd al-Sha'bi, which comprises nearly 60 predominately Shiite paramilitary units, have set up operations in this barren region outside of Mosul. Since last October, the group, also known as the ...
UN Official: Islamic State's Days Numbered in IraqVoice of America
World Must Focus on Twin Task of Defeating Islamic State, Rebuilding Iraq, Says Special Representative, in Briefing ...ReliefWeb
ISIS Wants to Attack the West's Food Supply, Practiced by Poisoning Prisoners in IraqNewsweek
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog) -Anadolu Agency -Sputnik International
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Boundary Between Iraq, Kurdish Territory Divides Communities - U.S. News & World Report Mon, 22 May 2017 06:43:58 GMT

U.S. News & World Report

Boundary Between Iraq, Kurdish Territory Divides Communities
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday November 18, 2016, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand at one of their positions over a sand barrier created by Kurdish forces to demarcate their border, at an open field in the Nineveh plain, northeast of Mosul ...
Iraq Divided LandColorado Springs Gazette

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Australia: Protect Civilians in Iraq and Syria - Human Rights Watch (press release) Mon, 22 May 2017 23:11:45 GMT

Australia: Protect Civilians in Iraq and Syria
Human Rights Watch (press release)
(Sydney) – As civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria rise in the battle against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), the Australian government should take all feasible measures to protect civilians during military operations and improve the ...


Iraq, Saudis in last-minute talks on duration of oil output cuts: WSJ - MarketWatch Mon, 22 May 2017 12:41:50 GMT

Iraq, Saudis in last-minute talks on duration of oil output cuts: WSJ
MarketWatch
Saudi Arabian oil minister Khalid al-Falih flew to Baghdad on Monday in an effort to convince Iraq to go along with a nine-month extension of oil output curbs ahead of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries later this week ...


Iraq, Saudi Arabia in Last-Minute Summit to Salvage OPEC Cuts Extension - Wall Street Journal (subscription) Mon, 22 May 2017 12:55:16 GMT

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Iraq, Saudi Arabia in Last-Minute Summit to Salvage OPEC Cuts Extension
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
VIENNAβ€”Iraq has become a potential obstacle to OPEC's efforts to continue cutting output into next year, representatives of the cartel said Monday, prompting Saudi Arabia's energy minister to fly to Baghdad for meetings. The Organization of the ...


Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense Mon, 22 May 2017 12:03:11 GMT

Department of Defense

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 22, 2017 β€” U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 22 strikes consisting of 72 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...

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3-year Iraq conflict drives internal displacement to 'nearly ... - NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council Mon, 22 May 2017 04:05:00 GMT

Norwegian Refugee Council

3-year Iraq conflict drives internal displacement to 'nearly ... - NRC
Norwegian Refugee Council
The last three years of conflict in Iraq have caused a displacement crisis that is 'nearly without precedent' according to a report released today by the Internal ...

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Trump's Middle East Policy Shift Prompts Unease in Iraq, Lebanon - Wall Street Journal (subscription) Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:36 GMT

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Trump's Middle East Policy Shift Prompts Unease in Iraq, Lebanon
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
President Donald Trump's overture to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia has raised concern and anger in Shiite-majority Iraq and among the Christian, Shiite and Sunni population in Lebanon, two of America's most important regional partners in the war on ...


Kurdistan Region hosts Iraq's first international sporting event - Rudaw - Rudaw Mon, 22 May 2017 12:15:30 GMT

Rudaw

Kurdistan Region hosts Iraq's first international sporting event - Rudaw
Rudaw
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Around 20,000 people from other parts of Iraq will flock to the capital of the Kurdistan Region on Monday night, as Erbil hosts Iraq's ...

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