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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. […]

Anbar Creates New Districts – But for Better or Worse?

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. Over the past few months the council in the central Iraqi province of Anbar have managed to create a number of new districts and sub-districts. The last meeting making such […]

Anbar Desert Provides Extremists with Business Opportunities

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. Anbar Desert Provides Extremists with Hiding Place and Business Opportunities The desert in Anbar remains a lawless realm. Islamic State extremists are behind a booming import business on the Iraq-Syria […]

Toyota, UNDP Launch Training and Jobs Programme for IDPs

UNDP and Toyota capacitate displaced Iraqis to join the workforce and contribute to rebuilding the business environment The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Iraq launched a flagship job placement and vocational training programme to provide young, displaced Iraqis with access to sustainable income opportunities. This comes nearly four months after both parties signed […]

Special Forces 1 Mile from Mosul; 772 Terrorists Killed

The Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced on Friday afternoon that Special Forces from the elite “Golden Division” (Counter Terrorism Services, CTS) have advanced to the town of Tob Zawa, and are now one mile from Mosul. This is despite a desperate attempt by Daesh to slow progress by setting fire to the Mishraq Sulphur Plant. […]

Iraqi Forces Liberate Hit Island from Daesh Terrorists

Iraq’s Hit Island in Anbar Province has been liberated from Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) terrorist group by the Arab country’s army troops, the head of Anbar Operations Command, Major General Ismail al-Mahalawi, said. The Iraqi army units managed to fully liberate Hit Island, 70 km west of Ramadi, from Daesh Takfiri terrorists, the commander told the […]