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Lawmakers Focus on Eradicating Internet Porn

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. XXX trumps IS as Iraqi lawmakers focus on eradicating Internet porn Abdul-Hadi al-Hakim, an Iraqi parliament member with the Citizen Coalition, announced July 28 that more than 150 parliament members’ signatures had been collected […]

MEOSAT Iraq Service is Live

MEOSAT has announced that its O3b system is live and operational, delivering uninterrupted network service to Southern Iraq. Oilfields enabled by digital technologies provide the highest ROI and have the greatest potential to reduce risk, optimize production and contribute to higher operational efficiency for Oil & Gas operators. This is made ever more relevant and […]

Moving to the Cloud

By Shatakshi Singhania. This is an extract from an article originally published by Nina Iraq, and is reproduced here with permission. “Moving to the cloud” was a phrase found only in fairy tales just two decades ago. Today, however, it refers to the use of servers, storage and other tools located in the Internet rather […]

Squire Patton Boggs no longer acting for KRG

By John Lee. Washington DC-based lobbying and legal services firm Squire Patton Boggs has reported that it is no longer acting for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). In a statement made pursuant to the US’s Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the company also confirmed that it had performed no reportable activity on behalf of the […]

Kurdistan gets new .KRD Domain Names

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Department of Information Technology has announced the launch of the ‘Sunrise period’ for Kurdistan’s top level domain (TLD) .KRD The Sunrise Period for .KRD starts on August 5 and will end on October 4. The Sunrise launch of .KRD has been a highly anticipated milestone for KRG Department of Information Technology, […]

Serbia, Iraq sign Telecom Agreement

By John Lee. Serbia and Iraq have signed an agreement on cooperation in telecommunications sector. The document was signed by Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic and Iraqi Minister of Telecommunications Hassan Al Rashid, at the end of the Iraqi minister’s three-day visit to Serbia. During his visit, the Minister visited Serbian […]

Iraq Instability Weighs on Zain Group

By John Lee. In its financial results for the six months ended 30 June, 2015, Zain Group gave the following update on its operations in Iraq: “Zain Iraq launched 3G services at the beginning of the year and is very active in rolling out 3G services across the country that saw data revenues grow 17% […]

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Propaganda Wars in Mosul

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. It’s All Lies: How Propaganda Wars in Extremist-Controlled Mosul, Iraq, are Being Fought From the very beginning of its prominence in Iraq, it has been very obvious that the leaders […]