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By John Lee. Iraq’s ancient city of Babylon has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated 85 km south of Baghdad, the property includes the ruins of the city which, between 626 and 539 BCE, was the capital of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. It includes villages and agricultural areas surrounding the ancient city. Its remains, […]
EU adopts new €100 million assistance package to benefit refugees and local communities in Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq The European Union (EU) – via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis – adopted a €100 million new assistance package to support the resilience of refugees, internally displaced person (IDP) host communities […]
By John Lee. A major hackathon weekend is planned to take place in Slemani (Sulaymaniyah) on the weekend of 8th to 10th August. HackaSuly describes itself as “the largest international hackathon in Iraq that brings the coding community together over a weekend to work in teams and turn their ideas into technological solutions“. More here.
Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon have committed to digitally transform their countries, discussing their roadmaps to support the Mashreq region’s integration into the rapidly evolving global digital economy. The commitments came on the first day of the landmark, high-level forum on Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Development in Mashreq, which was hosted by the Government of Jordan […]
This weekend, the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted its annual members’ retreat at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park, which was generously sponsored by Al Burhan Group. As with previous years, it was very well attended by over seventy delegates, and allowed our members to mingle and network with representatives of other businesses, civil servants, and […]
On the 30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, UNICEF launches an online petition asking decision-makers to invest more in Iraqi children This week, UNICEF Iraq launched its #Pledge4Children petition to kick off its celebration of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child, or […]
Prepaway – ACT Test and Why You Need It for College Admission Introduction Joining college is a dream for everyone who completes high school successfully. However, it is not easy to get an entry into the best colleges and universities. You must pass a standardized test in order to be for you to qualify for […]
Run Media City – the power of words can change lives in Iraq On the 27th June 2019, Hussein Al-alak and Tracy Hollowood are taking part on the Run Media City 5K, to aid the ongoing work of the AMAR Foundation in Iraq. This is the second time Hussein and Tracy have taken part on […]
By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed two new members. Protechnique — a British contractor providing premier technical, engineering, construction, management and capacity building support throughout the world; to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as private industries and multi-lateral agencies; UniHouse — a global professional training, consultancy and […]
By John Lee. New-York-based ConsenSys has confirmed its support for Re:Coded Iraq. Re:Coded is a humanitarian innovation non-profit organization. Founded in 2017, Re:Coded is working relentlessly to train the youth of the MENA region in coding and entrepreneurship. Apart from the training part, Re:Coded also offers mentorship, employment and freelancing opportunities to the youth in […]