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Protests ‘Cost Sulaymaniyah About $1bn’

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Region’s Syndicate of Investors [Kurdistan Investors Union] has said that recent violent protests in Sulaymaniyah have cost the province $1 billion. Spokesperson Mala Yasin Mahmoud told BasNews that many strategic projects have been cancelled and foreign investors are leaving because of the protests. “At least 15% of the foreign investments […]

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Sulaymaniyah Museum Opens its Renovated Halls

The Sulaymaniyah Museum inaugurated a first section of its renovated exhibition halls displaying part of its rare and precious collection of historical objects embedded with ancient scripts. The “In Writing” exhibition comes as a new milestone in the modernization project of the museum, which was initiated in 2010 with the technical support of UNESCO. The […]

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Germany Opens Economic Office in Sulaymaniyah Next Month

Germany’s consul in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Oliver Schnackenberg, announced that a German economic office will be opened in Sulaimaniya next month. The Governor of Sulaimaniya, Behrouz Mohamed Saleh, discussed the plan, and its role to support and promote business between Germany and the region, during his meeting with Schnackenberg. He also requested that the German […]

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Baghdad-KRI Flights Suspended

By Simon Kent. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority has suspended flights from Baghdad to Sulaymaniyah and Erbil in the Kurdish region of Iraq (KRI) for two days, effective from today. The move follows concern that Russian jets and cruise missiles pass though that airspace from the Caspian Sea region, to targets in Syria. It is […]

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FlyBaghdad leases Jordanian 737

By John Lee. FlyBaghdad has reportedly wet-leased a Boeing 737-400 from Jordan Aviation. The company also has two A320-200s leased from South Africa’s Global Aviation Operations, and three CRJ-200s, two of which are leased from Iraq Gate (Baghdad). Launched earlier this year, FlyBaghdad currently offers scheduled passenger flights to Erbil, Najaf, Sulaymaniyah, Istanbul and Tbilisi. […]

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Which Form of Govt is Best for Iraqi Kurdistan?

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. From Broad-Base To Dictatorship: As Coalition Fails, Locals Ask Which Form of Government Best for Iraqi Kurdistan Iraqi Kurdistan has gone through a number of different government formats, from coalitions […]

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“No Houses for the Arabs” in Kurdistan

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. No Houses for the Arabs: Iraqi Kurdish Council’s Controversial Ruling About Who Can, and Cannot, Buy Property Tensions between displaced Arabs in Iraqi Kurdistan and local Kurds are growing. Which […]

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UNAMI Strongly Condemns ‘Honor Killings’

UNAMI Strongly Condemns the Continued Practice of Honor Killings The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) condemns in the strongest terms the recent murder in Sulaymaniyah of a young woman, allegedly by family members, in what is perceived to have been an “honor crime”. “Honor is not an excuse to justify such nefarious acts […]

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FlyBaghdad has eyes on Dubai, then Europe

Iraq’s youngest airline, FlyBaghdad, is in talks to start flying to Dubai and plans to launch European routes in early 2016, according to a report from Gulf News. The airline’s Regional Commercial Manager, Mohammad Abdali, told the news agency that the Iraqi-owned airline started domestic flights to Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Najaf and Basra from its hub […]

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