Oct 29, 2017 10:30 AM IST
A plan to divide up the president's powers was outlined in a letter Barzani sent to the Kurdish parliament on Saturday
- Oct 13, 2017 03:16 PM IST
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- Sep 28, 2017 01:39 PM IST
The Iraqi government has threatened to block Iraqi Kurdistan's air space after 92 percent voters endorsed the province's independence in a referendum held on Monday.
- Sep 25, 2017 03:04 PM IST
Political parties in favour of independence are hoping to garner enough support in order to negotiate their future with the Baghdad-based central government.
- Aug 01, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Abbas said an Indian delegation has made several trips to Syria and Iraq in the past to seek information about them and the chief of the Intelligence Department of Syria has also visited New Delhi in this regard.
- Jul 27, 2017 01:47 PM IST
Making a statement in response to Zero Hour mention on the issue raised by Pratap Singh Bajwa (Cong) on July 19, Swaraj vehemently denied that she ever misled Parliament or the country on the fate of the people abducted three years back. She said she has all through maintained that there is no proof of the abducted Indians being alive or dead.
- Jul 26, 2017 01:43 PM IST
Making a forceful statement in the Lok Sabha, Swaraj said the government will continue its efforts to trace the Indians till it gets evidence that they were dead.
- Jul 11, 2017 09:51 AM IST
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the UN would stand by the Iraqi government as it creates the necessary conditions for the voluntary, safe and dignified return of displaced communities, restoring the rule of law in freed up areas, preventing a return to violence and fostering accountability for all violations committed.
- Jul 11, 2017 09:40 AM IST
"This great feast day crowned the victories of the fighters and the Iraqis for the past three years," said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi late last night, flanked by his senior military leadership at a small base on the edge of the Old City, where the final battles for Mosul unfolded.
- May 25, 2017 12:36 PM IST
Brent crude futures were trading at $54.39 per barrel at 0651 GMT, up 43 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last close.
- May 23, 2017 07:35 AM IST
"After our conversation with the prime minister, he gave the green light to his excellency (the Iraqi oil minister) to approve" the nine-month extension, Falih said.
- May 17, 2017 02:38 PM IST
India's April imports from Iraq topped 1 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time, up by about a third from March and 8 percent from a year ago, according to ship tracking data obtained from sources and data compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research & Forecasts.
- May 10, 2017 04:21 PM IST
Historically, Russian crude oil exports to India did not exceed 500,000 tonnes per year, but since the start of 2017 supplies have surpassed 1 million tonnes and are expected to rise further, according to the traders and reports.
- Apr 05, 2017 05:05 PM IST
There are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, the government said today.
- Mar 09, 2017 07:30 PM IST
Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reported to have abandoned Mosul, leaving local commanders behind to lead the battle against Iraqi forces advancing in the city.
- Mar 08, 2017 08:00 AM IST
Iraq's baseline for the cut was 4.56 million bpd of crude. OPEC's compliance with the agreement rose to 94 percent at the end of February versus 82 percent in January, according to a Reuters survey.
- Mar 03, 2017 07:42 AM IST
The legislation, crafted by House and Senate negotiators from both parties, tracks the funding levels for Pentagon procurement, operation and maintenance, and research and development programs authorised by the annual defence policy bill that former President Barack Obama signed into law in December.
- Feb 15, 2017 01:00 PM IST
Iran used to be India's second-biggest oil supplier, a position which now belongs to regional-rival Iraq after tough Western sanctions over its nuclear development programme limited Tehran's exports and access to finance.
- Feb 07, 2017 12:47 PM IST
The company's head of refineries told Reuters in an interview late on Monday that "high runs" at one of its biggest plants, on the east coast, would offset the impact of maintenance work at other facilities.
- Jan 23, 2017 05:14 PM IST
Iraq has reduced its oil production by around 180,000 barrels per day and plans to cut a further 30,000 bpd before the end of the month, the OPEC member's oil minister said on Monday.
- Jan 13, 2017 02:09 PM IST
The sharp increase propelled Iran into fourth place among India's suppliers in 2016, up from seventh position in 2015. It used to be India's second-biggest supplier before sanctions.
- Jan 12, 2017 12:56 PM IST
Iraq is "hoping for a better price", Jabar Ali al-Luaibi told reporters on the sidelines of a conference. "We are looking at USD 65, something like that". Brent crude is now around USD 55 a barrel.
- Jan 07, 2017 09:08 AM IST
The 26-year-old suspect, identified as Esteban Santiago, was taken into custody. His motive was not immediately known.
- Jan 04, 2017 11:41 AM IST
Virendra Chauhan, Oil Analyst at Energy Aspects also warns that prices may also see a downtrend if key countries don't cut output. He is worried by Iraq's constant production rise and he fears that Iran along with Iraq may fail to comply with the production cut.
- Dec 21, 2016 07:48 AM IST
The World Bank has announced an additional USD 1.5 billion aid package for Iraq, to help the war-torn country implement reforms, improve public services and boost its economy.