From the AMAR Foundation: All too often, it is children who are the victims of ISIS violence. In Iraq, almost half of the country’s 3.3 million internally displaced persons are under the age of 18. And they have not just lost their homes: thousands have lost friends and relatives, and many have witnessed deeply traumatic […]
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By John Lee. Iraqi authorities have reportedly shut down the internet across the country on several occasions over the past week in an effort to combat cheating in exams. According to dyn.com, this is the third year in a row the Iraq has resorted to these tactics. A report from the Brookings Institution recently found […]
NATO launched a new training programme in Iraq on Sunday (5 February 2017), teaching Iraqi security forces to counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Around 30 enlisted soldiers are participating in the first five-week course. ”NATO’s training and capacity building in Iraq is strengthening the country’s ability to fight ISIL and provide for its own security,” […]
The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has distributed more than 3,000 textbooks to school students in southern Iraq, equipping primary and secondary schools with vital educational resources. Thanks to some fantastic fund-raising support by staff at the Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO), we were able to answer a request by the Directorate for Education to provide the […]
By Omar al Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi instructed security services “to prevent the abuse of teaching and educational staff,” who he said “have taken upon themselves the educational mission of […]
By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Under a new contract between the General Authority of Iraqi Antiquities and Britain, a British exploration mission to the historic Tell Khaiber site west of Nasiriyah arrived Jan. […]
Shaping the Reform of Technical and Vocational Education in Iraq: Stakeholders’ Consultation on new Vocational Qualification Framework and Governance System UNESCO Office for Iraq, in cooperation with the Federal Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government, has developed a proposal for a new Vocational Qualification Framework (VQF), as well as a coherent and cost-effective […]
The British Council has award £460,000 to the Basrah Museum project. This project sees the completion of three remaining galleries in the newly opened museum. The old Basrah Museum was looted in the 1st and 2nd Gulf Wars and was closed in 2003. The new museum is housed in one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces. The […]
Their Cause Burns in Our Hearts: The Children of Iraq We invite you to join us in a cause that burns in our hearts: the orphans and vulnerable children in Iraq, a place UNICEF calls, “one of the most dangerous places in the world for children.” Give the gift of loving intervention in their young lives through access […]
WHO welcomes $5-million from Kuwait to provide life-saving health services to people in Mosul The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed the generous support of the State of Kuwait through a US$ 5 million donation to help people in the city of Mosul obtain greater medical assistance, particularly the most vulnerable—women, children, the injured and […]
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Huge smiles lit the faces of the Iraqi children lining up outside the newly opened school in Jadaa displacement camp, for many hadn’t seen a classroom in two years. The government, the UN and […]
From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi artists Dia al-Azzawi and Mahmoud Obaidi discuss the ongoing conflict and destruction in their home country.