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November 20, 2017

The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) currency auction on November 19 registered $167,335,660 in sales, a 0.77% volume increase from the US $166,064,244 sold by Iraqi Dinar, credit and transfer at the previous auction held on November 16.

The latest auction was attended by 45 banks and 9 remittance companies. The same institutions attended the auction held on November 19 compared to the previous auction.

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$1 Billion Stolen Per Day Through Currency Auction...
November 21, 2017

The international team of investigators has revealed that around USD 1 billion is stolen by the Iraqi officials through currency auctions of the Central Bank of Iraq.

A source close to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told Al Ghad Press on Monday that the international team investigating the corruption cases in Iraq has informed"...



 

November 21, 2017

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) calls upon the international community to intervene with the Government of Iraq to end its collective measures against the people and government of the Kurdistan Region, said the KRG.

“The restrictive policies adopted by Baghdad against Erbil are in violation of Iraq’s obligations and responsibilities under international and humanitarian law, and its duty as a state to respect and protect its citizens,"...

 
 
November 21, 2017

Years of conflict have severely curtailed the rights of children in Iraq. Their rights to protection from violence, education and access to safe drinking water are under assault from nearly every direction.

“UNICEF is working with partners like the German government to champion the rights of Iraqi children and to ensure they have every opportunity to fulfill their potential,” said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF’s representative to Iraq.

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November 21, 2017

The U.S. dollar to Iraqi dinar (IQD) exchange rate remained stable in the Kurdistan Region’s currency markets on Monday (November 20).

Broker Dana Mawlud told NRT that $100 was selling at 125,850 IQD, maintaining the same rate as the previous day.

Mawlud also reported that 100 British pounds was at 163,000 IQD and 100 euros was at 147,000 IQD.

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November 21, 2017

Crude oil prices were down on Monday (November 20) compared to the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was at $61.84 down from $62.72, and the U.S. WTI crude was at $56.31 from $56.64.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, OPEC delegates said. The producer group is coping with a global"...

 
 
November 21, 2017

Years of conflict have severely curtailed the rights of children in Iraq. Their rights to protection from violence, education and access to safe drinking water are under assault from nearly every direction.

“UNICEF is working with partners like the German government to champion the rights of Iraqi children and to ensure they have every opportunity to fulfill their potential,” said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF’s representative to Iraq.

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