During the month of January, oil from Iraq’s southern provinces are holding close to a record high for 2019. This could raise question whether OPEC’s second-largest producer is following through on the deal to cut output.
OPEC and its allies unlikely to agree official output increase but will feel the pressure to avoid a spike in crude oil prices ahead of US sanctions on Iran taking effect. The organisation's members will meet this weekend in Algeria.
According to a report issued last year by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Syrian Civil War has resulted in over 86,000 Syrians suffering from wounds that led to amputation. In order to treat some of those who were injured, prosthetic limbs have been used and their production has doubled since 2014.
Significant improvement in visit numbers to the North African country of Tunisia, largely due to rising Russian and Chines arrivals, since jihadist attacks in 2015. The sector revenues have hit $357 million, up 31.8% year-on-year.