Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the operation declared the battle complete after nearly five weeks of fighting.
Prime Minister H
Oil exports from Iraq's southern ports are averaging 3.144 million barrels per day (mbpd) so far in June, down from May due to maintenance work and weather, a South Oil Co official said.
State-run South Oil
President Barack Obama and the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Friday discussed ways to support Iraqis in their fight against Islamic State militants and the importance of a political transition in war-torn Syria, the White House said.
Iraq plans to settle all arrears owed to foreign oil companies by the end of the year, as provided by an agreement with the International Monetary Fund, said Mudher Salih, an advisor on financial policy to Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi.
Fighters battling to retake Falluja from Islamic State said on Sunday they had the Iraqi city almost completely encircled, as civilians risked their lives trying to flee.
At least four people drowned and nine were missing after tr
Iraq expects to sell $2 billion in eurobonds in the last quarter of the year, when international aid starts coming in, helping lower its cost of borrowing, Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said.
The Opec nation expects to receive
Proposals from top international mining companies are being sought by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq for the development of several mining projects in the region.
Iraq will supply 5 million barrels of extra crude to its partners in June, industry sources familiar with the issue said, joining other Middle East producers by lifting market share ahead of an Opec meeting this week.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) is focusing on market share rather than on supporting oil prices, Iraq's Opec governor said on Tuesday in comments that will dampen expectations that Opec might agree steps to su
Iraq is sticking to an aspiration to increase its oil output by up to a third by 2020 despite warnings from some companies working in Opec's second-largest producer that projects could be delayed due to spending cuts.