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First Natural Gas Arrives at Duhok Power Station

The Kurdistan Regional Government has announced the successful delivery via pipeline of the first quantities of natural gas from the gas field at Summail to fuel the Duhok Power Station (pictured). The Summail Gas Field lies within the area of the Duhok Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and is operated by the Norwegian company DNO, which […]

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KRG PM hosts groundbreaking for Duhok International Airport

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new international airport in Duhok. Duhok International Airport will be the third airport in the Kurdistan Region. After its completion in 2015, travellers will have direct international access to each of the Region’s three provinces. Speaking at the event, the Prime Minister highlighted the […]

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KRG PM Barzani Announces Duhok International Airport

By John Lee. KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani this week announced that the foundation stone for Duhok International Airport will be laid within two months. The future airport will further strengthen tourism and trade links in Duhok, which is one of Iraq’s most prosperous governorates. The premier’s news came in a statement also unveiling broader […]

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Work to Begin on Duhok Airport in 2 Months

The Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani (pictured), has announced that the foundation stone for the new Duhok Airport will be laid within two months. AKnews reports that he said that his government will soon begin building hospitals in the city, town and districts of Duhok. The news comes after Barzani’s meeting with Duhok governor […]

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11 New Factories Opened in Duhok in 2011

The chief of industrial development in Duhok has said that 11 new factories were opened in the province in 2011, up from seven 2010. According to the report from AKnews, an additional five factories were sanctioned last year but they are yet to open. All the factories are of private sector. There are 546 factories […]

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Duhok Opens $11m Conference Centre

A new $11 million USD (13 billion IQD) conference hall was opened last week in Duhok city, according to AKnews. Bayar Ramzi, director for Cultural Center of Duhok University, told the agency that the design of the conference center was selected by the president of Duhok University for its modern lines. The conference center, intended […]

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PM Barzani Opens Deralok Hydropower Project

In a ceremony attended by Japanese new Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Fumio Iwai, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani inaugurated the 36 megawatt hydropower project near Deralok town in Duhok Governorate. The project is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) within the framework of Japan’s loan to Iraq. Earlier last week, Prime Minister Barzani […]

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Peshmerga ‘Ready’ to Advance on IS

By Adam Lucente for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The military conflict between the peshmerga and the Islamic State has run hot since 2014 but is currently at somewhat of a standstill. The fighting is less frequent and intense than in prior months […]

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KRG needs Further Support for Refugees

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) says it has been struggling to provide adequate humanitarian assistance to an overwhelming number of Iraqi internally displaced persons, IDPs, and Syrian refugees. However, according to the KRG Ministry of Planning, the Kurdistan Region needs further assistance from United Nation agencies and the international community in order to be able […]

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