EDITORIAL

FIFTEEN years ago today, on May 2, 2003, US president George W Bush declared victory over Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq...

IRAQ, the second largest oil producer in the Opec cartel, plans to sharply increase its output capacity to seven million barrels a day by 2022, its oil minister said on Tuesday.

[BAGHDAD] Iraqi oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Monday he was optimistic there would be a balance between supply and demand by the first quarter of 2018, leading to a boost in oil prices.

[BAGHDAD] Iraq reached an initial deal with China's state-run Zhenhua Oil to develop the southern portion of the East Baghdad oil field, the oil ministry spokesman said on Sunday...

IRAQ plans to return to the global bond markets next year to raise US$2 billion to finance its budget deficit, central bank governor Ali Al-Allaq said on Sunday, as the oil-rich country capitalises...

THE Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has an Iraq problem: the group's second biggest exporter is lurching between quota busting and production-crimping crisis, clouding...

IN THE shadow of the Imam Hamza mosque in the region of the ancient kingdom of Babylon, a carpet market that was once bustling is now almost empty.

[DUBAI] Iraq and Iran boosted crude exports in September, taking advantage of a slower pace of shipments from rival Saudi Arabia to win buyers in key markets such as China and the US.

[LONDON] Oil major Royal Dutch Shell said on Wednesday it would focus its efforts on the development and growth of the Basra Gas Company in Iraq after handing over operations of the Majnoon oil...

[BAGHDAD] US defence secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Iraq on Tuesday, just days after the start of an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, to speak with Iraqi leaders about the next steps in...