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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...

2014-02-26 12:21:23

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has completed a project for Terraseis, a leading seismic survey contractor that specializes in acquiring land and transition zone surveys in challenging environments, to clear mines and other unexploded ordnance from areas within a 400-square-kilometer section of Kurdistan, Iraq in preparation for oil and gas exploration. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/CL72323 ) (Logo:...

2011-08-18 00:00:41

Second Cup continues its global expansion with entry into its 17th Region - Kurdistan. Mississauga, Ontario Canada (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 The Second Cup Coffee Company Inc. ("Second Cup") announced that it continues to build its global presence with a new franchise development agreement. The growing coffee café franchise chain has signed its 17th regional agreement encompassing new cafés to be developed in the Semi-Autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq with HMS Coffee Limited...

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...

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...

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