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2014-04-11 16:21:16

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Saleh Mutlaq, chairman of Iraq's Al Arabiya Coalition and currently deputy prime minister of Iraq, survived an armed attack on his convoy at the entrance to the al Anbar governorate this morning. One of Dr. Saleh's bodyguards was seriously injured, as were two soldiers with the 9th Division of the Iraqi Army, which initiated fire against Mutlaq's convoy. State-controlled Iraqi news stations are reporting that Mutlaq...

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...

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:...

2014-01-20 16:21:12

BAGHDAD, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iraq National Tribes Council, in coordination with a variety of national organizations, is campaigning to petition the Iraqi government to redress the humanitarian crisis facing Iranian exiles in Baghdad's Camp Liberty. The petition condemns the criminal attacks that government forces have launched against the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/Mek), which is temporarily housed in Camp Liberty. It also calls for UN...

2013-11-05 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by the OIAC: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki visited Washington, DC last week to meet with administration officials and to seek continued U.S. support for his government. Before he arrived, however, he ordered his Special Forces to attack Camp Ashraf, home to Iranian dissidents on September 1, 2013. Fifty-two were murdered, execution-style, and seven residents, including six women, were taken...

2013-11-01 16:22:55

PARIS, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrators shouted: Maliki is lying to America on the assault on Ashraf, taking seven Ashraf residents hostage, and democracy in Iraq President Obama should ask Maliki to immediately release the hostages Concurrent with the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to White House and his meeting with President Obama, Iranians staged a mass rally in front of the White House strongly...

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...

2013-07-18 16:21:26

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has been engaged by the Iraqi government and several international oil companies to find and remove landmines and other explosive remnants of war from throughout Iraq's Kurdistan region to ensure the area is safe for oil exploration and agricultural and commercial development. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/CL49732 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b )...

2013-04-01 23:00:50

The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) will help the Kurdistan Regional Government start up the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX) in Iraq´s Kurdistan region, a joint endeavor of the Iraqi government and private sector to build a modern securities market. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) will help the Kurdistan Regional Government start up the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX) in Iraq´s Kurdistan region, a joint endeavor of the Iraqi...

2013-03-01 20:20:24

Documentary to show if individual soldiers can put aside the differences of ideology and government PHOENIX, NEW YORK and SADR CITY, Baghdad, Iraq, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shai: Arabic for "Tea." Commonly shared by friends when sitting down to speak; an excellent alternative to machine guns. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/CG69793) Iraq War veteran Daniel Somers is traveling back to Baghdad in order to meet with his former enemies ("insurgents")...