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February 21, 2019

SULAIMANI – The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) health minister Rekawt Hama Rashid announced on Wednesday (February 20) the release of a smartphone app that can help connect patients with health centers.

Hama Rashid told a news conference Wednesday (February 20) that the app allows people to locate the nearest health center or hospital when they need care.

“The"...

Iran Vows to Eliminate Iraq’s Electricity Deficit...
February 21, 2019

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Wednesday that Tehran will help Baghdad to have no power outage by 3 to 4 years.

In a meeting with councilors of Balad city of Salehuddin governorate in Iraq, Masjedi pointed to the recent trip of Iraqi Minister of Electricity Louay al-Khateeb to Tehran and said, “According"...



 

February 21, 2019

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) –The trade volume exchanged between Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkmenistan hit $400 million in 10 months of current year (March 21 - Jan. 21).

Boosting trade volume between Iran and Turkmenistan requires adopting proper and purposeful planning, Iran’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan Seyed Mohammad Ahmadi said on Wed. Feb. 20.

He put the trade"...

 
 
February 21, 2019

New figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) show that shipments of mobile phones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) fell 9.4% year on year in 2018 to total 23.6 million units, the lowest since 2013 and down 30% on the market’s peak in 2015 when 33.9 million units were shipped. The global technology research and consulting firm’s newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker reveals that 5.8 million mobile phones were shipped to the region in Q4 2018, a decline of 2.2% on the previous"...

 
 
February 21, 2019

SULAIMANI — The US dollar to Iraqi dinar (IQD) exchange rate remained up on the Kurdistan Region’s currency markets on Wednesday (February 20).

Broker Rawaz Jaza told NRT Digital Media that $100 was selling at 120,050 Iraqi dinars, 50 IQD higher than the previous day.

Jaza also reported that 100 British pounds was up to 155,250 Iraqi dinars, and 100 euros was also"...

 
 
February 21, 2019

SULAIMANI — Crude oil prices were up on Wednesday (February 20), compared to the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was $66.35 up from $66.24, and US WTI crude was $56.50 from $56.19.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Russia-led allies agreed on December 7 to slash oil production by more than the market had expected.

They"...

 
 
February 21, 2019

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Belgium and the European Union will remain partners of the Kurdistan Region to encourage stability and the fight terrorism in the Middle East, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo told KDP leader Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Tuesday.

De Croo’s visit “is the reaffirmation of the message that the European Union and Belgium support efforts by Kurdistan and Iraq for progress and bringing stability as"...