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2013-09-21 12:21:59

PARIS, September 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New information about the Iranian dissidents taken hostage in Iraq reveals that an American delegation has met and talked three times with the hostages at the prison of "Golden Division" near Baghdad airport. This division is affiliated to the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Based on the same information, when a UN delegation subsequently planned to meet the hostages at this place, Iraqi police, under a new order...

2013-09-10 08:21:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat is pleased to announce that it has completed satellite topography mapping of Oil Search's Taza Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, using stereo satellite photos from the high-resolution Pléiades 1A and 1B imaging satellites. Pléiades 1A and 1B are the world's newest 50cm resolution satellites. The satellite topography mapping consists of an elevation point every meter and contours with 1 meter elevation intervals.  Based on...

2013-09-09 16:25:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 11, twenty proud armed-forces veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be the first to graduate from the NPower Dallas Technology Service Corps (TSC), an innovative, veteran-focused technology job training program launched in April 2013. Four of these new program graduates have been selected to receive special awards. Ceremonies will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Citi facility at 6400 Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX. Retired...

2013-09-09 08:22:42

Advancing exploration activities and continued progress towards first production CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announced an update on its activities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. CEO`s Comment Commenting today, Oryx Petroleum`s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ebsary, stated: "We continue to make great progress on all fronts in our Hawler license area.  Progress continues towards first...

2013-09-09 00:21:36

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Precast, a leading UAE Precast Contracting Company, signed a contract to build 65 Precast Schools in various locations in Central Iraq. The design of the schools and their boundary walls has already been finalised. While the initial part of the production is under way in the UAE, Gulf Precast is already in the process of setting up a production plant in Iraq. This is the first phase of the international expansion strategy...

2013-09-03 04:20:31

DUBAI, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olive Group Capital Limited's partnership with Stirling Group broadens reach and enlists three decades of specialist Health, Safety, Security and Environmental management to serve oil and gas clients across Middle East and Africa Stirling Group, one of the Middle East and Africa's leading Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) organisations in the oil and gas industry has joined forces with global security and safety...

2013-08-31 23:04:22

The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center (SSC) filed comments last week with the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding a proposed data collection to assess the health impact on Veterans of exposures to burn pit plumes, oil well fires, dust, and airborne hazards in Iraq and Afghanistan. The SSC has posted its own comments and those of veterans, caregivers, and experts on its website. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 The Sergeant Thomas Joseph Sullivan Center (SSC) sent comments...

2013-08-11 23:02:51

MaintSmart CMMS training provided for thirty Iraqi power station engineers for maintenance of critical electrical power plant equipment maintenance in January 2013. North Bend, OR (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity (MOE) currently uses MaintSmart CMMS software (http://www.maintsmart.com) and was recently trained in Amman, Jordan. This training was sponsored by the United States Department of Energy (DOE), United States Department of State (DOS) and coordinated...

2013-08-07 08:29:56

Funds used to support scaling of Welcome Home Network Program, which benefits active military, veterans and family members SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation(TM), a national nonprofit organization offering one on one and family behavioral health counseling services with licensed behavioral health providers to active duty military, National Guard, Reserve forces, veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan and their families regardless of their ability to pay, announces a...

2013-08-03 23:00:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds market research reports on Telecommunications industry for South Korea, Indonesia and Iraq to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 South Korea is one of the most advanced markets in the world and is often used as a reference point to determine the direction of other developed markets. The rapid migration of subscribers from 3G to LTE shows the country to be at the forefront of adopting new technologies. By the end of 2013, the number of LTE...


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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