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World Bank to Lend Iraq $1.7bn

By John Lee. The World Bank had reportedly agreed to lend Iraq $1.7 billion (2.0 trillion Iraqi dinars) to help meet its budget deficit. $1 billion of the amount will be a Development Policy Loan (DPL), with a further $350 million allocated to reconstruction and restoring stability to areas liberated from the Islamic State (IS, […]

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Iraq’s Defunct Military Industry

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi Military Industry Commission (MIC) has a tragic story. Iraq developed its local military industry during the Iran-Iraq War, but in 1991, the international coalition — which was established in 1990 […]

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More Iraq Business for SOS Int’l

By John Lee. SOS International (SOSi) of, Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $100-million firm-fixed-price incrementally funded contract with options for base life support, Camp Taji, Iraq. Work will be performed in Iraq with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2018. One bid was solicited with one received. The company has previously been involved […]

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Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, which took place between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, local time, noting that assessments of results […]

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Will Iraqi Kurdistan Ever Get New Constitution?

By Alaa Latif. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Fighting About Religion and Power: Will Iraqi Kurdistan Ever Get It’s New Constitution? Iraqi Kurdistan is now working on re-drafting its Constitution. It would define the region […]

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Standard Chartered Appoints New Iraq CEO

By John Lee. Standard Chartered Bank has appointed Andreas Meletiou as its Chief Executive Officer for Iraq. Meletiou will split his time between Dubai and Baghdad, and has replaced Gavin Wishart, who has reportedly left the bank. The new CEO previously worked on developing the bank’s strategy for entering Iraq in 2013, and was regional […]

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Belarus, Iraq in Talks on Healthcare

By John Lee. The Ambassador of Belarus to Turkey and Iraq (non-resident), Andrei Savinykh, is paying a working visit to Baghdad this week. On 1 July he held meetings with Iraqi Minister of Health, Adila Hammoud Hussein, and with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry. During the meeting with Adila Hammoud Hussein the parties discussed the possibility […]

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