Washington, DC (IraqiNews.com) Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri urged the international community on Thursday to support the Iraqi economy. During a meeting held at the American Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC, al-Jabouri said, “Supporting the Iraqi economy will help improve the living conditions of the Iraqi people during the coming period.”
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, seeking to up the pressure in a stand-off with Iraq’s Kurdish region, said on Tuesday he would act soon over border areas under Kurdish control but predicted his government’s forces would regain them without violence.
Iran's crude oil crossed the $57-a-barrel threshold for the second time this year as global prices continue to draw support from the prospect of extending a supply cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers.
TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Oil prices clung to this month's high on Tuesday after Iraqi forces seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from largely autonomous Kurdish fighters while Asian shares held firm on optimism about upcoming earnings.