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BAGHDAD, October 22 (RIA Novosti) – The US Embassy in Iraq located in central Baghdad has been shelled with rockets, Al-Mustakillah news agency reported Wednesday citing a security source.
"On Tuesday night the US Embassy was hit with three rockets. They were fired from a park area in the Dora district [in southern Baghdad]," the agency's source said.
Earlier on Tuesday, Al-Sumaria TV channel reported a mortar shelling of the so-called "green zone" in the center of the capital, housing government buildings and foreign missions. Security forces surrounded the area to repel a potential attack.
Post-occupation Iraq's oil production ― buoyed by the existence of vast unexploited reserves ― is resurgent. After two decades of sanctions and war, Iraqi oil production shot up to 3 million barrels per day (mbd) in July 2012, reaching 3.4 mbd in December, and overtaking Iran as the second largest producer in OPEC. These remarkable gains are attributable to increased investment in Iraq’s petroleum industry and export infrastructure.
With export volumes hovering at around 72% of its total production, Iraq has become the world’s third-largest oil exporter. Given that 95% of the country’s revenue is generated by oil sales and 90% of Baghdad’s own energy needs are met by petroleum, there is a strong sentiment for raising production levels and improving export capacity.
Thousands of jihadi fighters from the murderous ISIS terrorist group surrounded Baghdad Sunday and were prepared to mount an assault. More than 10,000 of the fanatical barbarians had gathered outside the Iraqi capital, poised to take it by force, an Iraqi official told Britain’s Telegraph newspaper. Sabah al-Karhout, president of the provisional council of Anbar Province, told the paper that the fighters had advanced as far as Abu Ghraib, a suburb.
He said Iraq needed US aid because the western part of the country had fallen largely under the control of ISIS.
The timing was perfect. Monday was the day after many noisy climate marches around the world, and the day before President Obama’s pointless pep talk at the United Nations Climate Summit, so the Rockefeller Brothers Fund chose it to announce its “divestment from fossil fuels.” - See more at: www.cfact.org...
originally posted by: TechniXcality
a reply to: weirdguy
I did not mean that the U.S government is a one world goverment and perhaps ive mistyped. Also interest is not only oil or resource its also in our interest to protect against genocide.