World Bank: Global Economic Prospects 2022

Global growth to slow through 2023: New Global Economic Prospects report Following a strong rebound in 2021, the global economy is entering a pronounced slowdown amid fresh threats from COVID-19 variants and a rise in inflation, debt, and income inequality that could endanger the recovery in emerging and developing economies, according to the World Bank’s lat

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Dana, Crescent Petroleum announce record Iraq gas production

Dana Gas, the leading publicly-listed regional natural gas company in the Middle East, and its partner, Crescent Petroleum, the oldest private oil and gas company in the region, have reported record sales and gas production from its operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), which surged to hit 452 million cu ft of gas per day (MMscf/d) at the end of 2021. The product

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Sinan al-Shabibi: Immortalizing the legacy of Iraq’s best. By Yasar Al-Maleki *

In Iraqi folklore, Saturday is both an ominous and auspicious day. Iraqis say it is Awwad —“repetitive” — and hence they prefer to postpone taking important decisions to other days of the week. For many Iraqis this week, the news of Dr. Sinan al-Shabibi’s unfortunate passing on Saturday, Jan. 8 could not have come on a worse day. While the loss of one of Iraq’s last firmly inde

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