Press Roundup: 5 – 11 May 2019

Sunday 05/05/19

Heavy floods in Iraq’s southern governorate of Missan leaves over 100,000 children in need of urgent assistance
Reliefweb

Spotlight: Turkey’s struggling agriculture expects lifeline
The Rahnuma

Tuesday 07/05/19

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link
Reuters 

Wednesday 08/05/19

Petrodollars fail to ease Basra’s water crisis (podcast)
Financial Times – Chloe Cornish

Saturday 11/05/19

Iraq harvests almost 500,000 tonnes of local wheat at start of season
Business Recorder – Parvez Jabri

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to visit Turkey on Wednesday: Turkish official
Rudaw

MP blames delay of Baghdad’s Khansaa project on corruption
The Baghdad Post

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