Iraq Buys 700,000 Tons of Wheat in Tender-trade

Iraq has finalized deals to buy at least 700,000 tons of Canadian, U.S, German, Russian, and Australian wheat from major suppliers in one of the bigger purchases in recent years, trade sources said on Wednesday. The purchase, which still requires the cabinet’s approval, involved at least 300,000 tons of Canadian wheat from two suppliers, one […]

G4S wins contract to secure Baghdad International Airport

G4S Secure Solutions (Iraq), a leading provider of risk mitigation and secure support services, has been awarded the contract to provide aviation security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) by the Iraq Ministry of Transport (MoI).  The contract, which is initially for two years, mobilised successfully on 2 January 2010. G4S, which is the world’s leading […]

Opening an Airline between Germany and Iraq

“Air Berlin” the second-largest airline, in Germany, , announced on Thursday the opening of direct flights from Munich to Iraq this week, intended to rival Lufthansa’s direct route to Iraq next summer. According to a statement issued by the company, flights will run every two weeks to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the north of the […]

New Air Routes between Iraq and Germany

Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, has announced the start of direct flights from Munich, while  rival Lufthansa will operate a direct route to Iraq from next summer. According to a statement issued by Air Berlin on Saturday, flights will run every two weeks to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in north of the country. Meanwhile, Lufthansa announced […]

Tolerance International Opens Training Course in Arbil

A first-of-its-kind training course on “citizens & information technology press” was opened at the Science & Technology Academy in the city of Arbil on Friday. The two-day event, organized by Tolerance International with support from IREX organization, will be attended by 40 persons from all groups in the Iraqi societies. The training course will include […]

The Japanese Agency for International Cooperation Announced Commitment to Develop Iraqi Ports

Japanese Agency for International Cooperation “JICA” Announced the commitment to develop some of the Iraqi ports and navigational channels leading through it by the implementation to qualify the projects, based on the Japanese loan facilitator of Iraq in 2003. Japanese agency said in a statement issued on Saturday, and Alsumaria News got a copy of […]

Temporary Employees Appointed at General Company for Ports

The transport minister has signed the decision to appoint all temporary employees of the General Company for Ports in Iraq, a media official said on Monday. “Minister Aamer Abduljabbar Ismail has decided to appoint all temporary employees who spent five years or more at the General Company for Ports,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news […]

2008 Profits to Be Distributed to Ports’ Personnel-minister

The Iraqi minister of transportation has given instructions to the state-run Ports Company to distribute its 2008 profits to its personnel, a ministry statement said on Monday. “The minister has also ordered the company to audit its 2009 profit accounts to be distributed in 2010,” a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted Minister […]

Cabinet Approves Law to Maintain Irrigation Networks

The Iraqi Council of Ministers has approved an amendment to the law no. 12 of 1995 related to the maintenance of irrigation networks. “The decision comes to show the government’s determination to preserve irrigation networks,” Dr. Ali al-Dabbagh, the official spokesperson for the Iraqi government, said in a release on Monday. He said that the […]

Daimler Signs Deal with Iraq to Supply Mercedes-Benz Trucks

German truck maker Daimler AG said Monday it has signed an agreement with the Iraqi government to supply Mercedes-Benz trucks and equipment for truck assembly, according to BussinessWeek magazine. Daimler, based in Stuttgart, said it will provide complete trucks and truck kits, tools and equipment for assembly, as well as technical support in the deal […]

Conference to Show Designs in Wassit

Local authorities in Wassit Province held on Monday a conference to show engineering designs of the first investment residential compound in Kut city. “The project will cost $41 million,” Majid al-Itabi, the Wassit provincial media director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the compound will be executed by two local companies under U.S.–British […]