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British Museum sets up Emergency Heritage Mgt Programme

The British Museum is embarking on a programme of co-operation with colleagues in Iraq made possible with £3 million grant from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). This will enable the Museum to deliver a programme of in-depth and specialized training to establish a dedicated corps of Iraqi heritage professionals, fully skilled to […]

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“No Houses for the Arabs” in Kurdistan

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. No Houses for the Arabs: Iraqi Kurdish Council’s Controversial Ruling About Who Can, and Cannot, Buy Property Tensions between displaced Arabs in Iraqi Kurdistan and local Kurds are growing. Which […]

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Iraqi Doctors Plagued by Threats, Extortion

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Doctors in Iraq are fleeing threats on their lives and extortion attempts, adding even more danger to a country battling the Islamic State (IS). In the news and on social media, pictures are surfacing […]

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Khudairi Group adds Hertz Equipment Franchise

Hertz Global Holdings has announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has entered into a franchise agreement with the Khudairi Group for the exclusive license to provide rental equipment in Iraq using the “Hertz Equipment” brand and proprietary system. This move will significantly add to HERC’s existing network in the Middle East, with HERC Iraq […]

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Block 9 Reaches Production in Record Time

Kuwait Energy has announced that the consortium comprising of Kuwait Energy (60%) as the operator, Dragon Oil (30%) and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (10%) has commenced oil production from Faihaa-1 well in Block 9, Iraq. The Faihaa-1 well is located in Block 9 field, which is situated in the hub of Iraq’s oil industry […]

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Religious Construction ‘More Efficient’ than Govt Projects

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. Less Corruption, Less Money: In Iraq, Religious Construction Faster, More Efficient Than Government Projects Tourists coming to visit Karbala and Najaf can stop at one of the “visitor cities” built […]

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FlyBaghdad has eyes on Dubai, then Europe

Iraq’s youngest airline, FlyBaghdad, is in talks to start flying to Dubai and plans to launch European routes in early 2016, according to a report from Gulf News. The airline’s Regional Commercial Manager, Mohammad Abdali, told the news agency that the Iraqi-owned airline started domestic flights to Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Najaf and Basra from its hub […]

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GE to Provide Turbines for Bismayah Plant

Further building on its partnerships to support Iraq’s power sector, GE (NYSE: GE) has received an order from Mass Global Investment Company to provide advanced gas turbines for a new 3-gigawatt (GW) power plant in Bismayah, only 30 kilometers away from Baghdad within a massive housing development project. The Bismayah plant will support Baghdad and […]

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IBBC Visits Khor Al Zubair Fuel Depot

Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) delegates visited the Khor Al Zubair Fuel Depot this week as part of a Mission to Basrah. Host Mike Douglas, CEO of SKA International, welcomed the delegation and highlighted the following points on making business in Iraq: “You need to be tenacious, as well as patient, in order to succeed […]

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