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September 15, 2020

Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS) (the “Offeror”), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced an offer to purchase for cash (such offer, the “Offer”) any and all of its outstanding 1.250% Senior Notes due March 17, 2022 (the “Notes”) from the holders of the Notes (each, a “Noteholder” and, collectively, the “Noteholders”). On the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum"...

Iraqi football looks to business to invest in its infrastructure...
September 17, 2020

BAGHDAD: With Iraqi government coffers running perilously low, state-sponsored football clubs are exploring private investments for the first time — and Diwaniyah is leading the way.

Hussein Al-Ankoushi, a 33-year-old lawyer and businessman, returned to his southern hometown of Diwaniyah in 2019 to build up its local club after"...



 

September 17, 2020

Iraq’s Ministry of Oil and Ministry of Industry and Minerals held a series of meetings over the past week to kick-start the multi-billion dollar Nebras petrochemical plant development project, originally agreed in principle with Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) in 2012. According to Oil Minister, Ihsan Ismaael, the legal and contractual terms should be finalised by the end of this year. This sort of announcement, however, has been made before and no progress has been made, so it remains to be seen whether this time will yield"...

 
 
September 17, 2020

(Reuters) - Iraq's agriculture ministry said on Monday it would start a process to export surplus barley by the end of the week.

The ministry had told Reuters in July it would seek permission to export its surplus of around 850,000-900,000 tonnes from cabinet.

On Monday, Hameed al-Nayef, spokesperson for the ministry said the country had 700,000 tonnes approved for export.

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September 17, 2020
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the expansion of its cell therapy manufacturing capabilities with the opening of a new 24,000 square-foot R&D cell therapy manufacturing facility at its R&D headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The facility provides end-to-end research and development capabilities and will accelerate Takeda’s efforts to develop next-generation cell therapies, initially focused on oncology with potential to expand into other therapeutic areas. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200915005224/en/ “We are collaborating with some of the best scientists and innovators around the world establishing a highly differentiated immuno-oncology pipeline leapfrogging into new modalities and mechanisms with curative potential,” said Chris Arendt, Ph.D., Head of Takeda’s Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit. “With three oncology cell therapy programs in the clinic and two more targeted to enter the......

 
 
September 17, 2020
Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today released its latest cyberthreats and trends report which identifies significant shifts in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack patterns in the first half of 2020. Neustar’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) saw a 151% increase in the number of DDoS attacks compared to the same period in 2019. These included the largest and longest attacks that Neustar has ever mitigated at 1.17 Terabits-per-second (Tbps) and 5 days and 18 hours respectively. These figures are representative of the growing number, volume and intensity of network-type cyberattacks as organisations shifted to remote operations and workers’ reliance on the internet increased. Neustar’s role in providing navigation for internet requests (via its global UltraDNS network) and in detecting and mitigating......

 
 
September 17, 2020

The coronavirus has brought grave challenges to the economic conditions, education, health, employment and rights protection of women who must themselves be lifted out of poverty if mankind is to eliminate poverty overall, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan told a videoconference on Wednesday.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200917005380/en/

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