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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...

2014-05-17 16:20:05

PARIS, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, addressed the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs at the Canadian Parliament on May 15. The hearing was presided over by Mr. Scott Reid, head of Subcommittee on International Human Rights from the Conservative Party, and was attended by MPs from all three main parties. The hearing was coincided...

2014-05-07 08:25:10

An active quarter with successful drilling and substantial progress to first production CALGARY, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces its financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Highlights: -- A Q1 2014 net loss of $6.9 million ($0.07 per common share) compared to $47.0 Million ($0.64 per common share) in Q1 2013 -- $153.8 million of cash...

2014-04-25 09:25:02

With a new generation of military veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become a prominent concern in American medical institutions and the culture at-large. Estimates indicate that as many as 35 percent of personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from PTSD. New research from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine is shedding light on how PTSD is linked to other diseases in fundamental and surprising ways. The...

2014-04-24 16:25:13

EPS of $0.13 (non-GAAP) improves 86% sequentially; GENEVA, Switzerland, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE/Euronext Paris/SIX: WFT) reported net income before charges of $99 million, ($0.13 diluted earnings per share on a non-GAAP basis) on revenues of $3.60 billion for the first quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO First Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Operating income margins improved 115 basis points sequentially...

2014-04-22 23:05:00

The Rezhwan Co. Limited located in Erbil Kurdistan said, “There would be a lot of unrest in the country and so advised us to postpone until May 15, 2014. They explained to us that there would be a lot of volatility during this time for voters in the Kurdish region, of Iraq." Manila Philippines (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Black Diamond, with offices located in Manila Philippines, has delayed its launch in April due to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s general elections. The Rezhwan...

Latest Iraq Reference Libraries

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.

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.

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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