Beyond the Headlines: May 16-22

  • EITI meetings push oil transparency
  • Al-Quds plant expansion begins
  • Dhi Qar battles Baghdad over electricity
  • Iranian firms seek Dhi Qar investment
Beyond the Headlines: May 16-22
Baghdad's Al-Quds power plant is undergoing a $219 million expansion. (THAIER AL-SUDANI/Reuters)

EITI meetings push oil transparencyBAGHDAD — Iraq took a step towards meeting its obligations as a candidate country for the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), holding a symposium with more than 50 civil society organizations to discuss the sale and export of the country’s oil.EITI is an international compact that promotes transparency in resource-rich countries by ensuring that governments, companies, and non-governmental organizations work collaboratively to disclo...

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