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Iraq Ready to Market Bonds

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iraqi officials are planning to start marketing a new Eurobond following the Labor Day holiday in the U.S., which falls on 7th September. Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase are to be the lead managers for the deal, which is expected to be unsecured. Iraq is hoping to raise […]

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Airstrikes Target ISIL Terrorists 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, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Airstrikes in Syria Bomber, fighter and remotely piloted […]

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More than 1,300 Iraqis Killed in August

According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 1,325 Iraqis were killed and another 1,811 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in August 2015*. The number of civilians killed was 585 (including 20 civilian police and casualty figures in Anbar), and the number of civilians injured was 1,103 […]

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NIOC Opens Office in Iraq

By John Lee. Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister has announced that an office of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has been officially opened in Iraq. According to a report from Mehr News Agency, Roknoddin Javadi (pictured), who is also the Managing Director of the NIOC, stressed the need to be present in neighbouring countries, adding […]

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Australian Wheat Lowest in Iraq Tender

By John Lee. Australian wheat was reported to be offered at the lowest price, in a tender for at least 50,000 tonnes of hard wheat for the Iraqi Grain Board. The tender closed on Sunday and offers must remain valid up to Thursday, according to Reuters. Australian wheat: 50,000 tonnes at $231.70 a tonne c&f free […]

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FBI Warns on Iraq Antiquities Trafficking

The FBI is alerting art collectors and dealers to be particularly careful trading Near Eastern antiquities, warning that artifacts plundered by terrorist organizations such as ISIL are entering the marketplace. “We now have credible reports that U.S. persons have been offered cultural property that appears to have been removed from Syria and Iraq recently,” said […]

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To Veil or not to Veil: Iraqi Women Face Scrutiny

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To veil or not to veil: Iraqi women face scrutiny over their choices The Najaf Nationality Directorate, south of Baghdad, refused to grant a travel permit to civil activist and Iraqi citizen Intisar Alyawi […]

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Corruption Inside Out: Misjudgment of the Iraqi People

By Dr Layth Mahdi. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Prior to 2003 Iraq was a proud civilization that did not lack in nationalism. A country with roots that stemmed from “Sumer, Akkad, Babylon, Assyria and Chaldeans”. They introduced the world to […]

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