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Running for Modern Education across Iraq

By Hussein Al-alak. Running with history, for modern education across Iraq On Thursday 19th July, myself and Tracy Hollowood are taking part in the Run Media City 5K – to raise awareness of the educational achievements and mental health services of the AMAR Foundation in Iraq. This run is different to my involvement on the […]

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Video: Death Toll Rises in Southern Iraq Protests

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For two weeks, demonstrators have gathered in southern Iraq to protest against the lack of access to electricity, clean water, and jobs. Protesters have said that they are organising peacefully and the response […]

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Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS Targets

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners have accelerated offensive activity against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported on Monday. Operation Roundup Operation Roundup, which began May 1 to accelerate the defeat of ISIS in […]

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GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

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ADES Expands into Southern Iraq

By John Lee. ADES International Holding Ltd., a London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa, is to expand into Southern Iraq. The company will acquire two idle land rigs in Iraq from Weatherford, as part of a $287.5-million deal to buy 31 rigs […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 12th July 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD731 (-0.3%) / $784 (-0.3%) (weekly change) (-9.9% and -6.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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GKP Appoints New Director

Following the earlier announcement that Philip Dimmock will retire and thus not seek re-election at today’s Annual General Meeting, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has announced the appointment of Martin Angle as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from Monday 16th July 2018. Mr Angle has had a distinguished executive career across investment banking, private equity and […]

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IBBC and Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education sign MoU

Iraq Britain Business Council and Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research sign Memorandum of Understanding The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research at the IBBC Cumberland Lodge Retreat on 7 July. The memorandum was signed by Baroness Nicholson of […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: National Consultant on Gender Programmatic Review, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Senior Security Risk Management Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Head of Projects, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Associate Programme Support Officer, UNOPS – United Nations Office […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Child Protection Officer (GBV), UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Operation Specialist, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Civil Society Initiatives Assistant, ICMP – International Commission on Missing Persons Civil Society Initiatives Officer, ICMP – International Commission on Missing Persons Business Development […]

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Video: Tension grips Basra after Protester Killed

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Dozens of people demonstrate in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, four days after security forces opened fire killing one person during a protest against unemployment. View on YouTube

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