China Prepares To Close ‘Oil Deal Of A Lifetime’ In Iraq. By Simon Watkins

Over the past week or so, China has eased quarantine measures in Wuhan – the city in which the global coronavirus pandemic began – with the entire lockdown scheduled to end on 8 April. With China’s President Xi Jinpiang having visited the city just a few days ago, the industrial economy across China as a whole is back working and operating at levels even above the pre-coronavir

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Roadmap 2 Start-Up Iraq Guide

Introduction Companies have been playing a crucial role in developing the socio-economic system in Iraq, as they don’t only make life easier for so many people by offering all kinds of goods & services in-demand, but also serve as a catalyst to bring the economic satus in Iraq to a higher level by investing in HR & capital. Nowadays, we can see a countless num

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The Soleimani Effect: A Game-Changer for Iraqi Crude Dynamics? By Ahmed Mehdi

The changing geopolitical landscape for Iraq’s energy sector   Much ink has been spilled over the past week assessing the current confrontation between the US and Iran following the US-ordered airstrike against Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds force and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces

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Iran’s Retaliation Could Cause A Middle East Oil Shock. By Gregory R. Copley

Iran’s clerical leadership, under “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah Ali HoseiniKhamene‘i, is expected to make rapid, significant, and symbolic responses to the targeted killing in Baghdad on January 3, 2019, of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force commander Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani. It seems unlikely that the Iranian response would initially be to launch a military assault

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