Iraq balks at greater Chinese control of its oilfields

By Sarah Mcfarlane and Aref Mohammed Summary Companies Iraq persuaded Lukoil to halt sale to Sinopec - sources Baghdad concerned China becoming too dominant - sources Western firms not happy with terms of Iraqi deals LONDON/BASRA, May 17 (Reuters) - Iraq's oil ministry thwarted three prospective deals last year that would have handed Chinese firms mor

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Iraqi Minister of Finance talk to the Media on the current Financial Situation.

The Iraqi News Agency (INA) opens (6) files with the Minister of Finance, including converting contracters and lecturers into employees and the 2022 budget Minister of Finance Ali Allawi revealed, today, Monday, that the total amount of the Food Security Law is subject to amendment, and while he settled the controversy over the file of the lecturers and their fate with turni

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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) details its role in Iraq and discloses its most prominent projects and axes of joint cooperation

Baghdad - INA - Harith al-Abadi The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has detaild today, Saturday, its role in Iraq, 2014, While JICA disclosed the most prominent projects and axes of joint cooperation, and revealed the volume of budgets and loans allocated to implement its projects in Iraq, and the most prominent challenges and obstacles facing some projects. G

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Biden Has ‘Only Bad Options’ for Bringing Down Oil Prices. By Clifford Krauss

The president’s trip to Saudi Arabia is unlikely to reduce oil and gasoline prices, and it is not clear that anything else he might do would work, either. HOUSTON — When President Biden meets Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia, he will be following in the footsteps of presidents like Jimmy Carter, who flew to Tehran in 1977 to exchange toasts with the shah of I

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