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News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Iraq’s Lack Of Water Is A Foreign Policy Problem, Ministers Say

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Iraq has always been proud of its two major rivers ... The same sorts of problems are coming up in the provinces of Dhi Qar and Muthanna too, where fighting erupted between tribes last month because of anxiety over water from the Euphrates.

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Tribal disputes flare in southern Iraq over water scarcity

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The water crisis in Iraq's southern regions has led to several conflicts between ... given the risks of drought it entails for Mesopotamia. In the province of Dhi Qar alone, 20 clan clashes erupted recently due to water scarcity, according to Mayor Hussein ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: State efforts bring Subba oil field online

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Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

BAGHDAD/NASSIRIYA - The Subba oil field, which the state-owned Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) recently brought online, has exceeded its initial production target despite experiencing growing pains. The field began averaging 23,000 bpd this week, according to a ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Dhi Qar Nahiyat, Iraq 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

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News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Iraq's Dhi Qar Oil to revive talks on Nassiriya field, refinery

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Publication date: Wednesday 06 January 2016

BASRA, Iraq, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Iraq's oil ministry and the newly established Dhi Qar Oil Co plan to revive talks with international oil companies to boost production at the Nassiriya field and build a refinery to process crude from the region, a company ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: ISIS is waging a 'water war' in Southern Iraq

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Publication date: Sunday 28 June 2015

While the Dhi Qar marshlands face an environmental and public-health catastrophe, the IS "water war" is affecting other provinces and areas as well. According to Furat al-Timimi of Iraq's parliamentary Agriculture and Water Committee, since IS took control ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Female suicide bomber shot dead inside Baghdad school

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Dhi Qar ( – A female suicide bomber was killed ... violence and armed conflict in Iraq in January 2018, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Baghdad refining plans inch forward

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Chinese investors are prominent in Iraq’s upstream sector – with Beijing-owned PetroChina ... of the long-delayed plan to develop a new refinery at Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar. However, the MoO also has a history of announcing agreements with putative ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Iraq’s Dhi Qar to invest USD430mn in power projects

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Publication date: Sunday 07 September 2014

Iraq’s southern Dhi Qar governorate intends to invest 500 billion dinars (USD430 million) in power projects in the next three years to add 2,000 MW to its generation capacity, an official was reported on Monday as saying. The projects are needed to ...

News Iraq » Dhi Qar: Even in the more stable south, Iraq rebuilds slowly

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Publication date: Saturday 10 November 2007

DHI QAR PROVINCE, Iraq, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Local leaders in southern Iraq pleaded for greater reconstruction assistance this weekend even as U.S. and Iraqi officials touted tentative improvements since 2003 in rebuilding a country crippled by war.