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Iraq “Needs to Buy Iranian Electricity for 3 Yrs”

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said he hopes the United States will keep waiving sanctions on energy imports from neighboring Iran, noting that the Arab country will need to purchase electricity from the Islamic Republic for three years. In November last year, Washington granted a 45-day waiver on electricity to the Arab country and extended […]

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Iraq “inches closer to Egyptian, Jordanian Axis”

By Ahmed Gomaa for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Cairo hosted a tripartite summit March 24, bringing together Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. The summit’s final communique underlined the […]

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New Iraq-Saudi Border Crossing to be Hi-Tech

By John Lee. The General Company for Land Transport (GCLT) has held a meeting with its Saudi Arabian counterpart to discuss the opening of the Arar border crossing between the two countries. According to a statement from Iraq’s Ministry of Transport, the participants stressed the importance of the new border facility for commercial trade and […]

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Panasonic extends agreement with Al Manzil in Iraq

By John Lee. Panasonic Eco Solutions has announced that it has renewed its agreement with Al Manzil Group as its authorized distributor in Iraq for all Panasonic Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) – Fan products. According to a press release, Iraq is one of the largest markets for Panasonic IAQ-Fan products and promises immense opportunities for […]

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Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy

IBBC Spring Conference 2019 Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy 10 April, The Mansion House, London The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) invites you to attend its Ninth Annual Conference at the Mansion House on the 10th of April. This year’s conference is organised in partnership with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Iraqi […]

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Ferry Disaster “Highlights Corruption in Mosul”

By Gilgamesh Nabeel for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ferry disaster highlights corruption and mafia-like activities in Mosul On March 21, thousands of Mosul residents flocked to Um El-Rabe’ayn Island, a touristic area about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) north of […]

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Qatar-Iraq Trade Jumps 52 Percent

By John Lee. Trade between Qatar and Iraq rose by 52 percent last year to reach QR473 million compared to QR310 million in 2017, according to a report from Al Bawaba. Al Bawaba quotes Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani, the Chairman of Qatar Chamber, as saying that the most important Qatari imports […]

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Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy

IBBC Spring Conference 2019 Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy  10 April, The Mansion House, London The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) invites you to attend its Ninth Annual Conference at the Mansion House on the 10th of April. This year’s conference is organised in partnership with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Iraqi […]

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Iraq gets new Sanctions Waiver to buy Iranian Energy

By John Lee. The Trump administration has reportedly granted Iraq a further 90-day extension to the waiver exempting it from US sanctions on Iran. CNBC quotes a senior State Department official as saying on condition of anonymity: “While this waiver is intended to help Iraq mitigate energy shortages, we continue to discuss our Iran-related sanctions […]

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QSC announces New Distribution Partner in Iraq

By John Lee. US-based QSC has announced that GSL Professional will begin distributing QSC Systems and Live Sound portfolios in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, including Iraq, beginning 1 July 2019. Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales Management, QSC EMEASA, said: “As QSC continues to expand the Q-SYS Ecosystem and Live Sound portfolio and focus […]

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