Search results for "sulaymaniyah"

Sulaymaniya, Slemani (Diyar Muhammed)

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading
ScreenHunter_3746 Jun. 24 17.38

Kurds Agree Arabs Can Own Real Estate, Sparking Controversy

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. Kurdish Agree Arabs Can Own Real Estate, Sparking Controversy Last week, the governor of Sulaymaniyah ruled that Arabs could own houses and land in the area. The new rule sparked […]

Continue Reading 0
ScreenHunter_3745 Jun. 24 17.37

Political Union in Kurdistan – Peace, or Civil War?

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. Will New Political Union in Kurdistan Equal Political Peace – Or Civil War? Recently two of Iraqi Kurdistan’s major political parties united. The other major party doesn’t like this – […]

Continue Reading 0
ScreenHunter_3528 May. 24 16.11

Journalists Targeted by Security Forces during Protests

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. Iraqi Journalists Targeted By Security Forces During Green Zone Protests Last Friday demonstrators broke into Baghdad’s Green Zone a second time. Security forces were waiting for them – and the […]

Continue Reading
ScreenHunter_3486 May. 16 14.58

Voice of America Journalist Beaten in Iraq

Voice of America (VOA) journalists were beaten and harassed by authorities in Pakistan and Iraq earlier this week. “I am appalled that these VOA journalists, who were only doing their job of reporting accurate information, were beaten and harassed by security forces,” VOA Director Amanda Bennett said. “Intimidation only generates an opposite effect. VOA will […]

Continue Reading
ScreenHunter_3471 May. 13 10.28

How To Replace Iraq’s Flawed Political System?

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. Danger Of Dictatorship: How To Replace Iraq’s Flawed Political System? Iraq’s Parliament has failed its people. This was the message from protestors last week. But what could possibly replace the […]

Continue Reading