Energy Energy 2021-02-18 Iraq sees hopeful signs of economic recovery amid turmoil In a sign that Iraq is beginning to recover from its troubles, its oil sector has seen gains that are boosting its position in the global market. Energy 2020-12-02 Iran nuclear mastermind buried amid criticism of government security Iranian officials attended the funeral of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the alleged 'father of the Iranian nuclear weapons programme', who was killed in Tehran Friday. Energy 2020-12-01 Security reinforcements sent to Salaheddine's al-Siniya refinery Security has been augmented at two oil refineries in Iraq's Salaheddine province following a mortar attack on al-Siniya refinery, claimed by ISIS. Energy 2020-09-16 Fuel crisis worsens in Syrian regime-controlled areas The fuel shortage has led to a hike in prices and transportation rates as the government fails to address the crisis. Energy 2020-01-21 Iraq to 'stop' Iran gas transfers if US waiver ends: bank If a US sanctions exemption expires, the bank through which Iraq pays for Iranian gas imports says it will stop processing payments. Energy 2019-07-23 Iran seeks to prolong Syria war for its own gain The Islamic republic has taken advantage of the Syrian war to make economic inroads and try to corner the market, analysts tell Diyaruna. Energy 2019-04-15 Fuel crisis worsens in regime-controlled areas Syrians in Damascus, Aleppo and other regime controlled cities are contending with a continued shortage of gasoline and domestic gas. Energy 2018-02-14 Iraq's oilfields remain vulnerable, officials say Smuggling remains a cause of concern at Iraq's northern oilfields after the ouster of ISIS, with some officials pointing the finger at Iran-backed PMF factions.