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2014-09-12 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, and limited troops being deployed to support the Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the National Geographic Channel today releases a clip from its new documentary, American War Generals, in which retired Gen. Colin Powell reflects on the U.S. military's role in creating a democracy in Iraq and...

2014-09-04 04:21:17

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the shocking images of beheadings and mass executions by ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Azerbaijan has called for an urgent meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to deal with the threat posed by the rampant terror group. Azerbaijan presently holds the chairmanship of the Committee, a body it believes is well-placed to discuss the ISIS threat as a matter of urgency. Elkhan Suleymanov,...

2014-09-03 08:24:11

Full Resumption of Production, Sales, Development Drilling and Facilities Construction at Demir Dagh CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). Commenting today, Oryx Petroleum´s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ebsary, stated: "We are very pleased that tangible improvements to the security...

2014-08-18 23:08:32

Water supply sabotage could kill millions according to upcoming Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Power of Water Series. Kleyne’s on-air series, “Water as a weapon of mass destruction,” will begin August 18, 2014 in her opening sequence. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, a global research, technology and product development center specializing in fresh water, atmosphere and health. Natures Tears®...

2014-08-15 23:04:12

Malteser International announces $500k matching grant challenge. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Malteser International is responding to the acute humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of people – mainly Christian and other religious minorities – have fled persecution by the extremist group Islamic State (IS). The relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta announced today a pledge of $500,000 to match gifts from U.S. donors dollar for dollar. “Helping the...

2014-08-13 12:26:19

GENEVA, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian regime must be completely evicted from Iraq to prevent repeat of past atrocities in that country Rouhani's one-year record reflects his total failure, especially in the field of human rights and freedoms in Iran Dossier on human rights abuses in Iran, especially the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners, must be referred to the UN Security Council In a conference at the United Nations European...

2014-08-08 12:22:13

Precautionary measures taken at select locations in the Hawler License Area CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). The Group has implemented a number of precautionary measures to protect its employees and operations given recent security developments in northern Iraq. In the western portion of the...

2014-08-06 08:22:58

An active quarter highlighted by first production and sales CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces its financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Highlights: -- Production commenced in June 2014 with gross (100%) production averaging 3,200 bbl/d (working interest production of 2,100 bbl/d) for the twelve days of production in Q2 2014 -- Operations continue...

2014-08-04 12:23:18

HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Anton" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce that the Group is today awarded the contract for a drilling project in southern Iraq, providing services with two rigs on a day-rate basis with the mobilization cost covered by the client. The contract, with a value of about US$50 million, is effective for a period of three years and...

2014-07-18 12:21:25

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) will hold its annual charity golf tournament "The Members," to raise funds for Disabled Sports USA's Warfighter Sports program and Tee It Up for the Troops. WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golf helped Bronze Star recipient and Army Staff Sergeant Charles Eggleston (Ret.) literally get back on his feet. Initially reported as killed in action after suffering devastating injuries following multiple IED blasts...


Latest Iraq Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2009-03-06 14:58:59

The White-tailed Lapwing or White-tailed Plover (Vanellus leucurus) is a species of wading bird found in Iraq, Iran and southern Russia. Birds from Iraq and Iran are mostly resident, but Russian birds are migratory and winter in south Asia, the Middle East and northeast Africa. It thrives in inland marshes. This medium-sized lapwing has long legs and a fairly long bill. The adult is slim and erect. It has a brown back and foreneck, paler face and gray breast. It has long yellow legs, a...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.