Management Changes at Zain Group

The Zain Group, the Middle East’s leading mobile network provider, announced today that the management of its Iraq operation, Zain Iraq, will henceforth fall under the direct supervision of the Group’s Chief Executive, Mr Nabeel Bin Salamah. The former Zain Iraq CEO, Mr Ali Al Dahwi, has been appointed special advisor on Iraq for the […]

Economic Agreement with Lebanon

Iraq government spokesman Al Dabbagh said that the Cabinet agreed to give the Minister of Finance the power to negotiate and sign a draft resolution to activate and protect mutual investments between Iraq and Lebanon. Al Dabbagh added that the agreement includes 12 items. It stipulates that each of the contracting parties guarantees fair treatment […]

Iraq-Turkey Trade Up 50 Percent in Past Year

Trade between Turkey and Iraq increased by 50 percent to $9 billion in 2009, an Ankara official told reporters on Saturday in Erbil, capital of Iraq’s autonomous northern region. “The volume of commercial exchange between Iraq and Turkey in 2009 was $9 billion, and in the same year Turkish companies signed investment deals worth a […]

Agricultural Projects to Promote Reality

Government intends establish many new agricultural projects especially those on reclamation land that suffers drought. Government agricultural advisor Yassin Al Moulah said that the government stressed the need for activation of laws and conventions, that would develop agricultural reality in a country which suffers many problems.” Adding that the agricultural initiative will revive economic normality […]

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 […]

Al Najaf Airport Closed Until Further Notice

Al Najaf airport supervisor Sadek Al Labban said that the airport will stay closed until further notice while the current administration of the airport affiliated to Al Najaf local government refuses to give the right of management to Iraq Ministry of Transportation considering that it is an investment project. Official authorities had closed Baghdad and […]

Green Belt Round Ramadi City

Community service in Anbar province has began a campaign to create a green belt around Ramadi city, to reduce the impact of dust storms in the city. Head of municipality,Engineer Abdullah Fadhil ,said that it’s in the interest of citizens. to establish a green belt around the city. Adviser to Anbar Governor , Sadek Jamel […]

Maysan Expects Electricity 500 mw load

Director of electricity distribution in Maysan , Faleh Hadi Alwan, has said that the highest power load this summer, will be up to 500 megawatts, adding that the national network provides a good share of electricity to the province at the present time. Alwan said that misuse of the electricity network is one of the […]

American Used Cars Boom in Iraq

Progress in trading of used cars in Iraq, particularly those imported from USA , is booming because of reasonable prices and easy to repair damage according to a number of local merchants. Salam Mohammed, an importer of these cars declared the market for used cars is growing, pointing out that the repairing of vehicles before […]

Chinese Visit Karbala

A source in Al Hindia region media in Karbala province said that a Chinese company delegation concluded its visit to the city after agreeing 3 projects The Chinese signed a memorandum of understanding with Iraq and defined sites to establish a housing projects, a shopping mall and an oil factory. The majority of the projects […]