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$400m for Reconstruction of Mosul and Newly Liberated Areas

The World Bank has approved a US$400 million financial assistance package today to support the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of priority infrastructure to restore delivery of public services in areas of Iraq newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The package represents an additional financing to the Iraq Emergency Operation for […]

Video: Families Flee Fighting in Anbar

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Members of the governmental forces assist families fleeing combats in the Iraq’s western desert bordering Syria, as Iraqi forces fight against remnant pockets of Islamic State group jihadists.

Anbar Locals Warn Against Re-Opening Border Crossing

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. Locals in Anbar celebrated when an important Iraqi-Jordanian border crossing was recently reopened. But the drivers who use it say many areas are still too dangerous to pass through. When […]

IOM assists Thousands Displaced from West Anbar

With some 8,500 people displaced over the past two weeks amid Iraq’s military operations to retake Anbar province, the United Nations migration agency announced today that it is stepping up provision of life-saving assistance. “People newly displaced from their homes often arrive dehydrated, suffering from hunger and thirst,” said Dr. Hamed Amro, in a news […]

Anbar Op aims to Restore Iraqi-Syrian Border

By Shelly Kittleson for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Iraqi security forces have moved toward the key Islamic State-held town of Qaim on the Syrian border, meeting with scant resistance. The operation is ongoing, and they will likely […]

Visiting Baghdad’s Checkpoint Of Injustice

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. Ramadi doctor Raed Samir is seriously considering moving out of the central Iraqi province of Anbar. But it’s not because of the security or the economy there. It’s because of […]

Governor of Anbar Relieved of his Post

A member of the Anbar provincial council, Sabah Karhout, announced on August 27 the approval of the Administrative Court of Justice for the firing of Anbar governor Suhaib al-Rawi (pictured), after the decision was made in a governorate session to relieve al-Rawi from his post over charges related to financial and administrative corruption. “The Administrative […]

Locals in Anbar take Reconstruction into own Hands

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. Locals In Anbar Take Reconstruction And Security Into Their Own Hands Sick of waiting for promised aid, locals in Anbar are doing their best to reconstruct their own lives – […]

A Stabilization Milestone is reached in Fallujah

Marking a key milestone in Fallujah’s recovery, the Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant, which provides safe water to more than 60% of the city. The rehabilitation of the plant was one of the key projects requested by the Anbar Command Cell, which is responsible […]

New Investment Opportunities: Refineries in Diwaniya and Anbar

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced new investment opportunities to build the following refineries: A refinery in Diwaniya governorate with a production capacity of 70 thousand barrels/ day. A refinery in Al-Anbar governorate with a production capacity of 70 thousand barrels/ day. The investment is according to the methods of BOT or […]

In Anbar, Loans For Reconstruction – But Nobody May Apply

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. A state bank is offering Anbar residents whose homes were damaged in fighting against the Islamic State interest-free loans for reconstruction. Only problem is hardly anyone is eligible to apply. […]