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Iraq seeks to Clamp Down on Gun Ownership

By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Iraq is working to regulate the activities of private security companies and rein in the chaotic circulation and use of weapons. On Feb. 21, a group of armed tribesmen […]

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Amnesty International’s Annual Report on Iraq

According to a report from Amnesty International, Iraqi government forces, paramilitary militias and the armed group Islamic State (IS) committed war crimes, other violations of international humanitarian law and gross human rights abuses in the internal armed conflict. IS fighters carried out execution-style killings targeting opponents and civilians fleeing IS-held territory, raped and otherwise tortured captives, […]

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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 24 strikes consisting of 32 […]

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Video: Iraqi Forces press Assault on IS South of Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi forces consolidate their positions after blasting their way to the southern edge of Mosul in an assault Baghdad and its partners hope will spell the doom of the jihadist “caliphate”. Iraqi forces backed […]

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Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes consisting of 36 […]

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Video: UK scheme to Preserve Iraq’s Antiquities

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi archaeologists have faced serious challenges in recent years. Some sites have suffered destruction from ISIL. But the British Museum in London is hoping that their programme of hi-tech resources and training will […]

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Radiation Danger raises Concern, Controversy in Iraq

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Radiation levels in parts of Iraq — including the heavily populated capital — are an environmental disaster that must be investigated and remedied, parliament member Hassan Salem and […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Education Manager, Save the Children Consultancy-Effects of Conflict on Education, Save the Children WASH Program Manager, Mercy Corps TA WASH Cluster Coordinator, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) FT Warehouse Assistant, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Protection Analyst, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Head of […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: AGRESSO Information System Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (Accountability), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Finance Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Shelter Assistant- Technical, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Shelter Assistant- Community Mobilization, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) TA Roving Child Protection […]

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Iran, Iraq Sign MoU to Export Kirkuk Oil

Iraq’s Oil Ministry announced that Tehran and Baghdad have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to carry out studies on the construction of a pipeline to export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran. In a statement, the Iraqi ministry said the agreement was signed during a recent ceremony in the […]

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Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Sunday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 16 strikes consisting of 29 […]

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