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UKEF Financed 3 Iraqi Projects last year

By John Lee. UK Export Finance (UKEF) has published its annual report and accounts for 2017 to 2018, in which it lists three export projects supported in Iraq: Enka UK Construction Ltd received letter of credit guarantees and supplier credit totalling £87,910,650 for the construction of a gas-fired power plant for Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity; […]

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New Airline Launched in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. Fly Erbil, Iraq’s only Kurdish airline, successfully completed its first scheduled flight on Monday. The plane set off from Erbil International Airport en route to Stockholm in Sweden. The airline’s administrative director Ahmad Jamal told AFP that Fly Erbil currently has three planes and plans to increase to 10 in the future. […]

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Operation Roundup Hits ISIS Remnants in Iraq, Syria

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners have increased offensive activity against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Iraq and Syria throughout the months of May and June. Since the May 1 start of Operation Roundup, Syrian Democratic Forces resumed major offensive operations in the Middle Euphrates […]

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Syria, Iraq Consider Re-Opening Border

By John Lee. Iraq and Syria are said to be considering the possibility of reopening their border for the first time in several years. Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid al-Moallem sent a letter to his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari hoping to increase efforts to reopen the border crossing […]

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Iraq Wheat Purchases “Below Target”

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly bought 1.75 million tonnes of domestic wheat so far this season. According to the report from Reuters, the is well below a trade ministry’s target of 2.5 million tonnes. The wheat purchasing season began on 16th April and is expected to last until the end of June. (Source: Reuters)

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Water Shortages: Iraq Bans planting of Rice, Corn

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources has reportedly banned farmers from planting rice and corn, due to increasing shortages in the country. According to Reuters, Minister Hassan al-Janabi (pictured) has decided to prioritise drinking water, industry and the growing of vegetables. The Agriculture Ministry is said to be embarrassed about the decision, especially […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 14th June 2018). Note: ISX will be closed starting from June 17, 2018 to June 19, 2018 due to the religious holiday of Eid Al-Fitr. The next trading session will be held on Wednesday (June 20, 2018). Please click here to download a […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Fleet Logistic Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Senior Area Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Safe Return Project Manager, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs Deputy Head of Office – Programmes, Save the Children Health Program Manager, Save the Children Senior Electoral Officer, UNAMI – […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Driver & Logistics Clerk, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Information Management Expert, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Information Management Associate, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Human Resources Assistant, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance […]

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Sadr welcomes Return of Iraqi Jews

By Saad Salloum for Al Monitor. Any opinions here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  In a bold move, Iraq’s Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr spoke in favor of the return of the Jews who were evicted from the country half a century ago. Sadr responded […]

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