Has Russia begun to Play a Role in Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Has Russia begun to play a role in Iraq? Member of the Iraqi parliament’s Security and Defense Committee Hakim al-Zamili announced May 9 that negotiations were underway to buy an S-400 air missile system from […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

Video: Iraq’s Marshes Thrive Again

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Thirty years after Saddam Hussein starved them of water, Iraq’s southern marshes, which straddle the famous Tigris and Euphrates rivers, are blossoming once more. View on YouTube

How US-Iran Tensions could Disrupt Iraq’s Peace

By Ranj Alaadin, Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How US-Iran tensions could disrupt Iraq’s fragile peace Tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating rapidly, particularly since U.S. warships were dispatched in response to reported threats against U.S. […]

Tribalco Wins $14m Iraq Contract

By John Lee. Tribalco LLC, Bethesda, Maryland, has been awarded a $14,425,217 firm-fixed-price Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) contract for computer hardware, services and MEMEX software. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Bethesda, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 22, 2020. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 23rd May 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD640 (+3.0%) / $689 (+3.0%) (weekly change) (-2.9% and -2.9% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq to Increase Production at West Qurna 1

By John Lee. Oil production is to increase at the West Qurna 1 oilfield, according to Reuters. The news agency quoted Basra Oil Company (BOC) chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar as saying on Wednesday that output will rise from 440,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bpd) to 490,000 bpd in the “next few days”. The […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Legal Officer (Head of the Forensic Science Unit), UNS-SPM UNITAD – United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL Public Information Officer, UNS-SPM UNITAD – United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL Facilities Management Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Senior Project Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Treasury/Administrative Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Administrative Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Head of Programme for Danish Demining Group, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) […]