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50 Schools for Missan

Local officials in Missan announced the start of work to build 50 elementary schools in the province at a cost of more than 13 billion Iraqi dinars as part of the Marshes Recovery Budget 2010. “A consortium of local companies embarked on building 50 prefab elementary schools all over Missan at a cost of 13.250 […]

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Vocabulary

Iraqi عربي English marHaba مَرحَبا hello ustaath أستاذ sir, professor ahlan wa sahlan أهلاً وسَهلاً hello, welcome Shlohnak? شلونَك How are you? zehn زین good al Hamdulillah الحَمدُلله‌ praise be to God aani آني I ismi إسمي my name Tsharrafna تشَرفنا Nice to meet you (you honor us). Wili ishsharraf وإلي الشَرَف And nice to […]

54 Schools Established in Diwaniya

The U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT), in cooperation with the local government of Diwaniya has established 54 schools at a cost of $20 million throughout the province, according to a team media advisor . “The modern schools will replace the clay schools throughout the province,” Ahmad al-Qasier told Aswat al-Iraq news agency, noting that the […]

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Khuzai: State aid for gifted students

The Minister of Education Khudair Khuzaie, asserted his support for gifted students, and the need to provide for  scientific and educational supplies and moral support. He pointed to the importance of allowing talented students to study abroad at the expense of the State. According to a statement issued by the Information Office of the Ministry […]

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36 Primary Schools for Missan

Thirty-six primary schools have been constructed in Missan province to replace mud schools, a local media director said on Tuesday. “A group of local companies have built 36 primary schools to replace mud schools in the province, totaling 60,” Mohammed Hamza Lafta told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Four other schools have reached more than 90 […]

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Student cash to be released

The Finance Ministry is preparing to release the financial needs within the High Education ministry’s budget, according to a ministerial statement. “Finance Minister, Baqer al-Zubaidi instructed the accounting department in the ministry to release 100% of the financial needs of university students within the Ministry of High Education,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq […]

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30 Girls on Stained Glass Course in Talafar

Thirty girls in Talafar have graduated on Friday from a training course in stained glass. “The girls were different ages and all were from Talafar (60 km) northwest of Mosul,” Mahdi Ghazi Ilias, a source from the course, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that during the course, experts trained the girls to develop […]

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Mosul Students Protest Against Arrest of Professor

A number of students of the Mosul University’s Faculty of Engineering on Monday staged a demonstration against the arrest of a professor by army forces, according to one of the protest’s organizers. “The students demonstrated inside the campus against the arrest of Professor Omar Ahmad Youssef, without a warrant by army forces last night,” Ameer […]

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23 Centers to Combat Illiteracy in Karbala

Twenty-three centers have been opened in Karbala to combat illiteracy, the province’s governor said on Sunday. “This has been done in cooperation with the education department in Karbala”, Eng. Amal al-Din al-Hir told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. A total of 600 people, including 200 women, aged between 15 and 55 years, will enroll at those […]

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Loan Program for Teachers Launched in Wassit

A loan program for school teachers and education department personnel has been launched in Wassit province, a local official said on Thursday. “The program is being implemented in coordination with Al-Rafidayn Bank,” an official from the Loans Committee, Abbas Kadhem, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. Beneficiaries will be given 5 million Iraqi dinars (ID) each […]

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Ministry will Appoint All Oil Graduates

The Oil Ministry has decided to appoint graduates from 2005-2009 to different oil companies throughout Iraq, Essam Jihad told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The distribution of jobs will take into consideration the nearness of the work to the graduates’ houses,” he added. “The appointments will be done in batches within the Ministry’s 2010 plan. The […]

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Kurdistan Suspends Foreign Investment in Education

The government of Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region has decided to suspend foreign investment in the education sector, in an effort to tackle low standards of teaching in the semi-autonomous province, Meed has reported. “We need to sort ourselves out and put our house in order first,” Dlawer Ala’Aldeen, the minister for higher education said. The […]

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