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How Long Can Iraq Go Without Leadership?

How Long Can Iraq Go Without Leadership?

The odds are stacked against the latest candidate attempting to become prime minister. By Bobby Ghosh The game of “Who’s Your Next Prime Minister” playing out in Baghdad for the best part of four months has a new contestant. It is Adnan al-Zurfi’s turn to take the stage and attempt the so far impossible. He has 30 days to form a new government. He can only survive if the Iraqi political elite has finally exhausted its appetite for chaos, and is willing to set aside petty squabbles for the national good. Alas, this is a very slender hope indeed.
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U.S. Department of State: IRGC-QF Sanctions and Iraq’s Electricity Waiver

U.S. Department of State: IRGC-QF Sanctions and Iraq’s Electricity Waiver

The United States announced today the designations of 20 individuals and entities that violate Iraqi sovereignty and exploit Iraq’s economy to funnel money to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). Some of these people help provide the financial support that enables the IRGC-QF to transfer lethal aid to Iranian-backed terrorist groups such as Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) and Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq (AAH), and engage in other malign activities that undermine the Iraqi government’s efforts toward energy independence.
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One-two punch of new virus, falling oil prices threaten Iraq

One-two punch of new virus, falling oil prices threaten Iraq

In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 photo, people shop in the main Shurja market, in central Baghdad, Iraq. The economic fallout from the new coronavirus coupled with a sudden drop in oil prices threatens to catapult Iraq into an unprecedented crisis. The crude-exporting country is struggling to finance measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic amid a leadership void in the federal government. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 photo, people shop in the main Shurja market, in central Baghdad, Iraq.
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Noor Trust : Coronavirus Iraq Appeal – Hygiene Packs

Noor Trust : Coronavirus Iraq Appeal – Hygiene Packs

Coronavirus Iraq Appeal - Hygiene Packs. With over 200,000 (18 March) people affected globally by the Covid-19 pandemic and with the increasing impact on healthcare services, widows and orphans in Iraq are especially at risk. Please help us prevent the spread of the virus among the most vulnerable in society by donating a hygiene pack today. Noor Orphans Fund will be providing essential hygiene packs to thousands of orphans and widows in Iraq, each pack costs £20 and contains multiple items, including:
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The Iraqi National Economy

IMF Iraq Report 2019: ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION AND
Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds
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Economic growth, abrupt institutional changes and institutional policies:
ABSTRACT This article deals with economic growth in Iraq when formal institutions
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The ‘Construction Council’ Bill 2019 – A Critique.
The nearly year-old cabinet of Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the prime minister, has, in
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Oil & Gas Policy

Can Iraq Become A World Class Petrochemicals Player?
Theoretically, there is no reason why Iraq cannot become one of the
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Iraqi Oil: industry evolution and short and medium-term
Iraq has been a key contributor to OPEC liquids growth, with IOCs
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CWC Conferance June 2019
IEN Participates on Iraq Petroleum 2019 as Media
Iraq Petroleum 27–28 June 2019 | London, UK Iraq’s Leading Discussion About Its
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Iraq could see new revenues from its troubled
Iraq may be on the cusp of a revenue windfall after losing
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