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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...

2014-03-26 16:23:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, has expanded its Kurdistan operations center to support the company's oil and gas industry projects, demining activities, and other work in Kurdistan and Iraq. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b SGO also has established a 200,000 square-foot regional logistics hub near Erbil for equipment storage, vehicle maintenance and employee...

2013-10-21 12:23:40

LONDON, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global law firm Eversheds has announced today an expanse of its Middle East operations with the opening of a second office in Iraq, located in Erbil, Kurdistan Region. The opening of the Erbil office will mark the opening of Eversheds' seventh office in the Middle East. The firm already has a strong foothold across the region with existing offices located in Amman (Jordan), Abu Dhabi and Dubai (the United Arab Emirates), Baghdad...

2012-09-17 10:23:11

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States-Kurdistan Business Council (USKBC) board members received a private briefing from senior Iraqi Kurdish officials about economic development in the Kurdistan Region and the political situation in Iraq. The briefing, chaired by USKBC CEO, General James Jones (USMC-Ret), was with Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to Kurdistan Region of Iraq president Masoud Barzani and Minister Falah Bakir, the Head of the KRG Department...

2012-09-17 10:20:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A senior delegation from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq concluded a weeklong visit to Washington and New York today, highlighting the successes in Iraqi Kurdistan since Iraq's liberation, and calling on the US government to keep the Region in mind during the growing political crisis. The delegation, which included the Chief of Staff to the President of the Kurdistan Region, Dr. Fuad Hussein, and the Head of the Department of...

2012-05-09 06:24:24

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the newly formed United States Kurdistan Business Council (USKBC) held its first briefing in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with the largest United States congressional staff delegation to ever visit the region. The meet and greet was held at a new five star hotel in Erbil and included U.S. government officials based in Erbil, local USKBC representatives and other U.S. companies operating in Kurdistan. USKBC corporate...

2011-04-25 11:41:00

LONDON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (RPRN) -- CT Group Travel in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment and The Middle East Association launch trade mission to Kurdistan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/NY88727LOGO ) Iraq is poised to be one of the world's leading emerging markets, driven by oil revenues and economic development across the board. Part of the government's five year development plan is to attract over $6 billion in foreign investment. The government...

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2011-01-30 08:34:58

A water shortage in Iraq is raising tensions in the multi-ethnic Kirkuk province, where Arab farmers accuse the Kurdistan region of ruining them by closing the valves to a dam in winter. "We are harmed by the Kurds, and the officials responsible for Baghdad and Kirkuk will not lift a finger," said Sheikh Khaled al-Mafraji, a leader of the Arab Political Council that groups mainly Sunni tribal leaders.The Dukan dam, which was built in 1955 in Iraq's northern autonomous region of Kurdistan, is...

2010-08-20 09:48:00

Welcomes Continuing Strategic Relationship with the United States WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq's Representative to the United States, Qubad J. Talabani, released the following statement today: "As the last U.S. combat brigade departs Iraq, the people of the Kurdistan Region convey their deepest gratitude to each and every member of the U.S. military who fought to bring freedom and democracy to our people. Iraqis -- and Kurds in...

2010-08-15 13:57:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee urged Prime Minister Erdogan to investigate claims that Turkey recently used chemical weapons against Kurdish separatists. "Turkey owes the world a clarification of the photographs of corpses whose injuries are consistent with chemical weapons use," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Since chemical weapons are proscribed under international law, it is imperative that Turkey take credible steps to allay the...