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First Batch of New Iraqi Provincial Govts

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. 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 […]

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BIOGH Masterplan Receives Planning Approval

BIOGH has announced that the Masterplan for the Basra International Oil and Gas Free Zone has been formally approved by the Consulting Bureau of the College of Engineering at the University of Basra, and by the Iraq General Commission for Free Zones. This planning approvals milestone represents an ongoing successful collaboration, notably with the efforts […]

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Video: Civil War Fears Rising

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A wave of car bombings in central and northern Iraq has killed at least 57 people, heightening fears that the country may be returning to sectarian civil war. No group has claimed […]

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Iraq Looks to Foreign Investment To Boost Oil Capacity

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Technip, a French company specializing in the management of energy producing installations, received a “significant contract” in the second phase of the oil refinery project in the Iraqi province of Karbala, […]

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Qatar Airways Launches 4th Destination in Iraq

By John Lee. Qatar Airways has launched flights to Basra, its fourth destination in Iraq. The new services, operating four-times-a-week non-stop from the airline’s Doha hub, takes the carrier’s global network to 128 destinations worldwide. The launch also marks the rapid expansion by Qatar Airways in Iraq since the middle of 2012 when it began […]

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