Assem Jihad

Type: Person
Name: Assem Jihad
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

US orders seizure of US$ 100 million of Iraqi Kurdish oil

A ship containing approximately 1 million bbls of crude oil worth around US$ 100 million is currently stranded 57 miles off the coast of Galveston in Texas.The United Kalavrvta tanker's cargo consists of crude from northern Iraq’s Kurdish region and is ... [Published Energy Global - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Baghdad, Seizures, Kurds
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

US bars Kurdish oil from Texas port

A U.S. District Court judge ordered a U.S. marshal to seize the cargo – about 1 million barrels of crude oil, worth about $100 million – aboard the tanker United Kalavryta in response to a complaint filed by the Iraqi government claiming the oil was smuggled ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq oil exports dip after jihadist offensive

July 25, 2014Iraqi oil exports dipped in June, the oil ministry said on Thursday, as violence hindered output from its northern fields. Islamic State (IS) insurgents took control of large parts of Iraq's north and west in a sweeping offensive that began ... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

AFP - Iraq-unrest-oil

Iraq-unrest-oilContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Iraq oil exports dip after jihadist offensiveBAGHDAD, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - Iraq exported 2.42 million barrels of oil per day in June, the month of a jihadist offensive, the oil ministry said, falling far short ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: jihadist, Iraq, Assem Jihad
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kurds pump oil from Kirkuk in defiance of Baghdad

Iraqi Kurds have reportedly begun pumping crude from the Bai Hassan and Kirkuk oilfields.Kurdish Peshmerga Forces had seized control of the two oilfields located in Iraq’s Northern city of Kirkuk back on July 11th.Press TV had earlier spoken to General ... [Published Press tv - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqi Oil Ministry: $3bn losses a month due to suspension of oil exports

Iraq is losing about $2.8 billion a month due to the suspension of exports from the country's northern regions, the country's Oil Ministry announced.Assem Jihad, a spokesman for the Iraqi Oil Ministry, told the Anadolu news agency that Iraq is losing ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq state killings ‘may constitute war crimes’

IRAQI government forces and associated militias have executed at least 255 Sunni prisoners in the past month, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.The group said it found evidence of summary killings by the army and militias in six locations since ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqi government forces accused of executing hundreds of Sunni prisoners in revenge for ISIS advance on cities

| Updated: 05:20 EST, 12 July 2014The Iraqi government has been accused of carrying out revenge killings on 255 Sunni Muslim prisoners during its fightback against ISIS militants.The prisoners, from a rival Muslim denomination to the Shi'ite Iraqi army, ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

In brief | Nation & world | 7-12-14

Iraqi authorities say Kurdish forces have taken over 2 oil fields near northern city of KirkukBAGHDAD — Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday and said they would use some ... [Published West Hawaii Today - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Maliki sacks Zebari amid Iraq crisis

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has dismissed Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari as tension continues between Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). On Friday, the Iraqi premier appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Energy ... [Published Press tv - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 14 reports

Iraqi Kurds seize control of 2 oil fields

BAGHDAD — Iraqi Kurds seized control of two oil fields on Friday, vowing to use the oil to meet Kurdish consumption needs and raising tensions between the country's political and ethnic factions as they struggle to form a new government.The Kurdistan ... [Published Columbian.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian dollar falls amid disappointing jobs figures, lower commodities

TORONTO – The Canadian dollar lost some of its momentum Friday, amid lower commodity prices and disappointing Canadian jobs figures.The loonie faded 0.29 of a cent to 93.63 cents US.Statistics Canada reported that the economy had an unexpected loss of ... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Jul 11 2014]

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"they are ignoring the government of baghdad, and they are threatening the unity of iraq" said Assem Jihad, a ministry spokesman
...forces known as peshmerga seized the Bai Hassan and Kirkuk oil fields before dawn today, said spokesman Assem Jihad, who added that the move was "a violation to the constitution ... and a threat to national unity"

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US orders seizure of US$ 100 million of Iraqi K... [Published Energy Global - Jul 30 2014]
US bars Kurdish oil from Texas port [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Iraq oil exports dip after jihadist offensive [Published Business Recorder - Jul 25 2014]
AFP - Iraq-unrest-oil [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Signs of understandings shown on Kirkuk oil thr... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 22 2014]
Kurds pump oil from Kirkuk in defiance of Baghdad [Published Press tv - Jul 18 2014]
Iraqi Oil Ministry: $3bn losses a month due to ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
Iraq state killings ‘may constitute war crimes’ [Published The Scotsman - Jul 13 2014]
In brief | Nation & world | 7-12-14 [Published West Hawaii Today - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi government forces accused of executing hu... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi Kurds seize control of 2 oil fields [Published Columbian.com - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi Kurds take over 2 northern oil fields [Published Boston Globe - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi Kurds take over 2 northern oil fields [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 12 2014]
Kurdish security forces seize control of two ma... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 12 2014]
Kurds seize 2 oil fields in Iraq [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Jul 12 2014]
Kurdish forces take over two oil fields [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi Kurds seize 2 oil fields [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 12 2014]
Iraqi Kurds say seizure of Kirkuk oil fields to... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Jul 12 2014]
Iraq's PM removes Foreign Minister as tensions ... [Published IRIB World Service - Jul 11 2014]
Maliki sacks Zebari amid Iraq crisis [Published Press tv - Jul 11 2014]
Iraq's Maliki replaces Kurdish minister [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 11 2014]
Iraqi Kurds take over 2 northern oil fields [Published Business Standard India - Jul 11 2014]
Tensions mount between Baghdad and Kurdish regi... [Published Washington Post - Jul 11 2014]
Iraqi Kurds take control of northern oil fields... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
Kurds take over two Iraq oil fields [Published TalkTalk - Jul 11 2014]
Iraqi Kurds take over 2 northern oil fields [Published Investor's Business Daily - Jul 11 2014]
Canadian dollar falls amid disappointing jobs f... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
Kurds take over two Iraq oil fields [Published BT.com - Jul 11 2014]
13:28Kurds take over two Iraq oil fields [Published Argus.ie - Jul 11 2014]
Iraq oil exports rebound in August [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Business - Sep 01 2013]
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