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Could Law 21 Save Iraq?

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. Giving Provinces More Power: Could Law 21 Save Iraq? How can a country like Iraq – with its different sects, religions and ethnicities – be governed appropriately? Some are now […]

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Weekly Security Update, 15 – 21July 2014

By Anne-Laure Barbosa at Constellis Consulting Violence across Iraq’s northern and central provinces remained at a similar intensity to the previous reporting period and only Kirkuk experienced a significant increase in the number of attacks. Fatalities fell, but 318 people were killed and over 500 injured as a result of the ongoing violence. According to UN […]

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July Oil Exports to hit 2.6m bpd

By John Lee. Oil Minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi [Elaibi] (pictured) said on Wednesday that Iraq is currently producing oil at a rate of 3.15 million bpd, and expects exports this month to average 2.6 million bpd. Reuters quotes Luaibi as saying that the recent fighting in the north and west of the country had not […]

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Iraq Blocks Kurdistan Flights

By John Lee. Cargo flights to and from Erbil and Sulaimanya [Slemani] have reportedly been suspended. A spokesman for Emirates SkyCargo told Lloyd’s Loading List that the airline’s freighter flights to and from Erbil “have been temporarily suspended at the request of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority. However, Emirates [passenger] flights are operating as per […]

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Weekly Security Update, 01 – 07 July

By Anne-Laure Barbosa at Constellis Consulting Reporting remains almost completely interrupted in the provinces of Nineveh and Salahuddin, and the data available does not account for the large number of kidnappings and high levels of sectarian violence rumoured in territories held by ISIS. As the ISF continues its attempts at pushing north towards Tikrit from their […]

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What Went Wrong in Iraq: The Khedery Version

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. It’s going to be cited a lot, so it’s worth taking a closer look […]

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Defying Daash in Karbala and Baghdad

The following article features an interview with Mantid International CEO Ginger Cruz. Robert Tollast’s opinions expressed in the article do not necessarily represent the views of Mantid International, nor do the opinions expressed here necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The vast majority of Iraqis, Shi’a, Kurd and Sunni, are preparing themselves to […]

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US Consul General attends Khudairi Open Day

Khudairi Group (KG) has stepped away from its projects to organize its inaugural Customer Appreciation Day at its Erbil dealership. Guests enjoyed a reception at John Deere, watched HSE-trained operators demonstrating the finesse of John Deere and SANY heavy machinery, including the 25-ton crane, the 315SK backhoes, and the 444K wheel loaders. They also viewed SANY’s […]

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Southern Oil Facilities “Very, Very Safe”

By John Lee. Oil Minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi [Elaibi] (pictured) said on Wednesday that Iraq’s southern oil export facilities were secure, with shipments now running at around 2.6 million bpd, according to Reuters. Speaking to reporters ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, he said: “All our exports now are from the Basra terminal in […]

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