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Remembering the Jews of Dhi Qar in City’s Architecture

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi Jews of Dhi Qar were once an important part of the province’s social fabric. Despite controversial claims on land they left behind, older locals still remember their neighbours […]

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Dara Rasheed, acting Minister for Housing, Construction and Municipalities (IBBC)

Minister for Housing will attend IBBC Retreat

Minister for Housing, Construction and Municipalities will attend IBBC Retreat at Cumberland Lodge, 8-10 July 2016 Dara Rasheed (pictured), the acting Minister for Housing, Construction and Municipalities, will attend this year’s IBBC Retreat at Cumberland Lodge. Mr Rasheed is a long term friend and supporter of IBBC and we are delighted that he has taken […]

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Iraq Asks UNESCO to Save Southern Marshes

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis are seeking protection from UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee for their southern marshes. But the issue is not just environmental; it’s also about international water politics. When the UNESCO World […]

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Halfaya oil field

Iraq Boosts Oil Exports ahead of OPEC Meeting

By John Lee. Iraq plans to supply an additional 5 million barrels of crude oil to its partners in June, according to industry sources cited by Reuters. The country joins other Middle East producers in attempting to increase market share ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna later this week. Iraq had already been targeting […]

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Moqtada al-Sadr

Muqtada al-Sadr, the Most Powerful Man in Iraqi Politics?

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In a dramatic shift, 13 years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr, the once-ignorable Shiite cleric, has reinvented himself as the central figure in a chaotic push to reform the country’s broken […]

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Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani (IRGC)

Iraqis Divided over Soleimani’s Role

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iran‘s Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani has stirred a great deal of controversy in Iraq, where people have started arguing over whether his role is a positive or a negative one. Some Iraqi youths […]

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Yahya Ale Eshaq, Chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce

Iran to Increase Investment in Southern Iraq

The Chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, Yahya Ale Eshaq, has called for increased investment and trade with the southern provinces of Iraq, including Basrah. Iraq’s Basra Province is a good market for export of Iranian commodities including oil, gas, food, building materials, technical and engineering services, he added. The official referred to the resolution […]

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Jan Kubis (UN Iraq)

High Level Delegation to attend IBBC Retreat

Mr Frank Baker OBE, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq; Ján Kubiš (pictured), the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq; and Robert Bou Jaoude, the World Bank’s Special Representative for Iraq, have accepted invitations from Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to speak at the Iraq Britain Business Council’s (IBBC) annual weekend retreat at Cumberland […]

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Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)

IBBC Introduces Iraq to Aberdeen Chamber

Entering Iraq: IBBC and members introduce Iraq to the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce Representatives from the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), members KCA Deutag and Control Risks, and UK Trade Envoy for Iraq Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, participated in a Lunch and Learn session at the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce on 13 May […]

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Voice of America Journalist Beaten in Iraq

Voice of America (VOA) journalists were beaten and harassed by authorities in Pakistan and Iraq earlier this week. “I am appalled that these VOA journalists, who were only doing their job of reporting accurate information, were beaten and harassed by security forces,” VOA Director Amanda Bennett said. “Intimidation only generates an opposite effect. VOA will […]

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Dhi Qar oil field

New Dhi Qar Oil Company Gets $42m Capital

By John Lee. Iraq’s new Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) is getting US$42 million in start-up capital following approval from the Iraqi Ministry of Finance, according to a report from OilPrice. The company was spun off from the South Oil Company (SOC) in January, taking over four of its fields in Dhi Qar governorate; the […]

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