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Health Crisis in the making as Doctors flee Iraq

By Wilson Fache for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  On Oct. 10, the Iraqi president approved a law passed by the parliament to provide comprehensive support to doctors in order to prevent the massive emigration in this sector and […]

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US Firm Wins Iraqi Navy Contract

By John Lee. Swiftships LLC, based in the US state of Louisiana, has awarded a $14,591,075 firm-fixed-price contract for “the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the Iraqi Navy“. The contractor will provide technical expertise in preventative and planned maintenance, emergent repairs, and platform overhaul support services for Iraqi patrol boats, off-shore vessels, and defender […]

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Tigris River, Baghdad, July 31, 2016 (US DoD)

21 New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Security Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Rapid Response Project Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Education Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Advocacy Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Finance Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Area Manager – Baghdad, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Emergency WASH project […]

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22 New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Executive Assistant to the DCD P/O, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Stabilization Specialist, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Advocacy and Campaign Manager, Save the Children Country Logistics Manager, Save the Children Field Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Field […]

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Religious Minorities find Protection in Southern Iraq

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.  Minority populations are suffering in areas under the control of militants in northern and western Iraq, where their temples have been destroyed and they are forbidden to build new […]

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Schlumberger sees Increased Business in Iraq

By John Lee. In its results for the third quarter of 2016, oilfield services company Schlumberger has said that it has increased process systems deliveries in Iraq. While Middle East & Asia Area revenue declined 1% sequentially, lower activity in Indonesia, the UAE, and the South East Asia was mitigated by higher revenue in Saudi […]

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IFC Investments Help Support Iraq’s Economic Stability

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has invested a total of $410 million (including $125 million in mobilization) in Iraq to support the development of the nation’s private sector, with a special emphasis on improving access to vital infrastructure and supporting the manufacturing sector. In fiscal year 2016, IFC […]

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Counter-ISIL Strikes Target Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq 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 Attack, bomber, fighter and […]

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Iraq’s Turkmens call for Independent Province

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.  Iraqi Turkmens, who are citizens of Iraq with Turkish origins, have been calling for their own independent province in the Tal Afar district west of Mosul, located in the […]

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IFAD begins Investment in Iraq

IFAD to begin investment in Iraq to address challenges of agriculture and rural development The development of the first strategic roadmap for investment in smallholder agriculture and rural development in Iraq is the focus of a high-level meeting being held in Amman from 18 to 20 October. Organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development […]

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