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  • Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani won't extend term beyond November 1 Oct 29, 2017 10:30 AM IST

    Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani won't extend term beyond November 1

    A plan to divide up the president's powers was outlined in a letter Barzani sent to the Kurdish parliament on Saturday

  • Startup Lessons: How to establish successful ventures in war zones Oct 13, 2017 03:16 PM IST

    Startup Lessons: How to establish successful ventures in war zones

    It’s difficult to match up to the thrill of entrepreneurship in conflict prone areas. Read the success story of two Indian entrepreneurs in war torn Iraq...

  • Iraqi PM Abadi rejects Kurdistan vote: Here's what has happened so far Sep 28, 2017 01:39 PM IST

    Iraqi PM Abadi rejects Kurdistan vote: Here's what has happened so far

    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.

  • Iraqi Kurdistan heading for a referendum: Here's all you need to know Sep 25, 2017 03:04 PM IST

    Iraqi Kurdistan heading for a referendum: Here's all you need to know

    Political parties in favour of independence are hoping to garner enough support in order to negotiate their future with the Baghdad-based central government.

  • Syria has no information about 39 missing Indians: Envoy Aug 01, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    Syria has no information about 39 missing Indians: Envoy

    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.

  • Govt not giving up search for 39 Indians abducted in Iraq because of some sources: Sushma Swaraj Jul 27, 2017 01:47 PM IST

    Govt not giving up search for 39 Indians abducted in Iraq because of some sources: Sushma Swaraj

    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.

  • No evidence of killing of 39 Indians: Sushma Swaraj Jul 26, 2017 01:43 PM IST

    No evidence of killing of 39 Indians: Sushma Swaraj

    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.

  • Recovery of Mosul major step in fight against terrorism: UN Jul 11, 2017 09:51 AM IST

    Recovery of Mosul major step in fight against terrorism: UN

    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.

  • Iraqi declares 'total victory' over Islamic State in Mosul Jul 11, 2017 09:40 AM IST

    Iraqi declares 'total victory' over Islamic State in Mosul

    "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.

  • Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led output cut May 25, 2017 12:36 PM IST

    Oil prices rise in anticipation of extended OPEC-led output cut

    Brent crude futures were trading at $54.39 per barrel at 0651 GMT, up 43 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last close.

  • 'Iraq agrees to 9-month extension of OPEC production cut' May 23, 2017 07:35 AM IST

    'Iraq agrees to 9-month extension of OPEC production cut'

    "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.

  • Iraq replaces Saudi Arabia as top oil supplier to India in April: Trade May 17, 2017 02:38 PM IST

    Iraq replaces Saudi Arabia as top oil supplier to India in April: Trade

    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.

  • Russia boosts Urals oil flow to India as OPEC cuts output - traders May 10, 2017 04:21 PM IST

    Russia boosts Urals oil flow to India as OPEC cuts output - traders

    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.

  • Over 24,000 Indians still in 6 war-torn countries: Govt Apr 05, 2017 05:05 PM IST

    Over 24,000 Indians still in 6 war-torn countries: Govt

    There are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, the government said today.

  • IS leader Baghdadi 'flees Mosul' as Iraqi forces advance Mar 09, 2017 07:30 PM IST

    IS leader Baghdadi 'flees Mosul' as Iraqi forces advance

    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.

  • Iraq oil minister reports 85% compliance with OPEC supply cut Mar 08, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    Iraq oil minister reports 85% compliance with OPEC supply cut

    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.

  • Lawmakers unveil $578 billion Pentagon spending bill Mar 03, 2017 07:42 AM IST

    Lawmakers unveil $578 billion Pentagon spending bill

    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.

  • India's Jan Iran oil imports up 1.5% MoM: Shipping data Feb 15, 2017 01:00 PM IST

    India's Jan Iran oil imports up 1.5% MoM: Shipping data

    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.

  • Indian Oil says crude processing to edge up in 2017/18 Feb 07, 2017 12:47 PM IST

    Indian Oil says crude processing to edge up in 2017/18

    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.

  • Iraq has cut 180,000 bpd as part of OPEC oil deal: Minister Jan 23, 2017 05:14 PM IST

    Iraq has cut 180,000 bpd as part of OPEC oil deal: Minister

    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.

  • India's 2016 Iran oil imports hit record high: Trade Jan 13, 2017 02:09 PM IST

    India's 2016 Iran oil imports hit record high: Trade

    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.

  • Iraq wants oil price around $65: Oil minister Jan 12, 2017 12:56 PM IST

    Iraq wants oil price around $65: Oil minister

    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.

  • 5 dead as gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale airport in US Jan 07, 2017 09:08 AM IST

    5 dead as gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale airport in US

    The 26-year-old suspect, identified as Esteban Santiago, was taken into custody. His motive was not immediately known.

  • See crude price rising to $70/bbl by end of 2017: Energy Aspects Jan 04, 2017 11:41 AM IST

    See crude price rising to $70/bbl by end of 2017: Energy Aspects

    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.

  • World Bank approves USD 1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq Dec 21, 2016 07:48 AM IST

    World Bank approves USD 1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq

    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.

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