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2014-06-24 08:21:45

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. is sending elite, 12-man teams of Special Forces to Iraq as advisors in the current crisis, and now you can see how these secretive "A-Teams" have operated, in the same places they're returning to. Alex Quade is the only TV war reporter and documentary filmmaker to have embedded long-term with these Green Beret A-Teams, in the same areas where ISIL, an al-Qaida offshoot, has taken control in Iraq. For context to what's...

2014-06-23 08:23:19

First Liftings of Crude Oil Sold into Domestic Kurdistan Region Market CALGARY, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces that it has sold its first offtakes of crude oil into the domestic market from the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the Hawler license area. Commenting today,...

2014-06-19 23:19:35

Aerospace Distrubutor Appeals For US Congress Support of Jordan Against Threats From Iraq (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace navigates through political hot spots in the world as it expands in foreign markets. The Tulsa-based company is one of the largest independent aerospace distributors in the Americas with 248,000 line items and 6.8 million parts and several of its key new accounts are in foreign markets with high growth potential and a...

2014-06-18 12:24:34

Facilities ready with first sales expected to commence within days CALGARY, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces that it has successfully tested and commissioned the first phase of its production facilities at the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the Hawler license area....

2014-06-18 08:21:30

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders, or employees of contractors, or subcontractors supplying any type of service to the United States Department of Defense to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof the contractor has overbilled the DOD for more than one million dollars in Afghanistan, Iraq, or anywhere on the planet. The Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize this can be any type of contractor...

2014-06-17 12:23:02

HONG KONG, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Antonoil" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China announces that it has received a letter of award today that awards a stimulation project in Iraq to the Group. The project, which is located in southern Iraq, involves the application of coiled tubing acidizing technology for stimulation, at a contract value of around US$9.5 million for an effective...

2014-06-11 16:25:43

BRUSSELS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a press conference in Brussels on Wednesday, prominent European politicians, joined by a former Prime Minister of Algeria announced the formation of a new non-governmental organization with the mission of improving the political and human rights situation in Iraq. The press conference, chaired by the President of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq, Struan Stevenson, strongly condemned the human rights...

2014-05-22 11:31:43

American Thoracic Society Pulmonary function abnormalities may be a precursor to chronic respiratory disease in Iraq/Afghanistan and Gulf War veterans years after their deployment, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Previous studies of Gulf War and Iraq/Afghanistan veterans have found persistent respiratory symptoms decades after their deployment but have not always detected clinically significant pulmonary abnormalities,"...

2014-05-19 23:09:42

World T.E.A.M. Sports contributor and Navy Commander Barbara Dittrich is seeking retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan to take part in an important online medical survey. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan are invited to take part in an important online...

2014-05-19 12:22:43

Successful tests of targeted Cretaceous and Jurassic reservoirs at Demir Dagh-3; Inconclusive results at Demir Dagh-5 CALGARY, May 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces the test results for the Demir Dagh-3 well ("DD-3") and Demir Dagh-5 well ("DD-5") appraisal in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
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