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Iraq's new PM struggles at first hurdle: forming a government

25 Oct 2018

Sulaimaniya, Iraq/BAGHDAD Iraq's new premier Adel Abdul Mahdi has had an early taste of the partisan politics he hopes to rein in, failing so far to win parliament's approval of a full government to begin to tackle the destruction of years of war and rampant corruption.

Iraq's new PM struggles at first hurdle: forming a government

25 Oct 2018

Sulaimaniya, Iraq/BAGHDAD, Oct 25 Iraq's new premier Adel Abdul Mahdi has had an early taste of the partisan politics he hopes to rein in, failing so far to win parliament's approval of a full government to begin to tackle the destruction of years of war and rampant corruption.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Iraq will prioritise own interests regarding Iran sanctions - new PM

25 Oct 2018

BAGHDAD, Iraq, Oct 25 Iraq will prioritise its own interests and independence when it comes to helping the United States enforce sanctions against Iran, new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Thursday.

Iraq will prioritise own interests regarding Iran sanctions: new PM

25 Oct 2018

BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq will prioritise its own interests and independence when it comes to helping the United States enforce sanctions against Iran, new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Thursday.

Iraq PM sworn with partial cabinet as lawmakers disagree

25 Oct 2018

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq/BAGHDAD Iraq's new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi was sworn in on Wednesday with only a partial Cabinet after lawmakers failed to reach a consensus on key postings including interior and defence.

KDP comes first in Iraqi Kurdistan election

21 Oct 2018

ERBIL, Iraq The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) came first in a parliamentary election in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, winning 45 seats, the election commission said on Sunday, positioning it to lead the next regional government.

Iraq's Luaibi reverses INOC decree, says it aims to produce 7 million bpd

21 Oct 2018

SULAIMANIYA/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi has reversed his decision to transfer the ownership of nine state-owned oil companies from the ministry to the newly formed National Oil Company, the ministry said on Saturday.

UPDATE 2-Iraq's Luaibi reverses INOC decree, says it aims to produce 7 mln bpd

21 Oct 2018

SULAIMANIYA/ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 20 Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi has reversed his decision to transfer the ownership of nine state-owned oil companies from the ministry to the newly formed National Oil Company, the ministry said on Saturday.

Iraq names oil minister as head of new National Oil Company

11 Oct 2018

ERBIL, Iraq Iraq's government has named Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi as head of a new National Oil Company which will serve as an umbrella organisation for state oil firms, an oil ministry spokesman told Reuters on Thursday.

Main Iraqi Kurdish party says it may reject regional election result

01 Oct 2018

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq One of the dominant Kurdish parties in northern Iraq said it might not recognise the results of Sunday's parliamentary election and then appeared to backtrack, injecting uncertainty into a region demoralised by a failed independence bid. | Video

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