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Calls for UNESCO to include Babylon on World Heritage List

By John Lee. Iraqi President Barham Salih has called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to include the ancient city of Babylon in its World Heritage List. The President made the request at meeting with UNESCO Director Audrey Azoulay in France. They also discussed the provision of job opportunities within UNESCO […]

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Four Special Economic Zones open for Investment

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included four Special Economic Zones in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: Huteen zone/ Babylon Province for medium & heavy engineering manufacturing. Huteen is located […]

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Germany Donates EUR 4m to Boost Community Policing

The Federal Republic of Germany has donated EUR 4 million to IOM Iraq to support its “Strengthening Community Policing in Iraq” project between March 2016 and December 2017. By supporting community policing in Iraq, IOM enhances overall efforts to advance democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Iraq in liberated areas. Community-policing models […]

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Babylon Awaits Tourists’ Return

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. The ruins of the city of Babil, some 56 miles south of Baghdad, flourished as the ancient Mesopotamian capital of Babylon, founded in the 19th century BC. Since that time, the city has suffered […]

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IBBC Signs MOU with Babylon Investment Commission

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Babylon Investment Commission. Mr Alaa Harba, Chairman and Director General of the Commission, and Baroness Nicholson signed the memorandum on 3rd September at the IBBC’s London office. The MoU can be seen here. […]

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Babil PRT Initiate the Establishment of a Canning Factory

The provincial reconstruction U.S. team of Babylon proceeded, to create the first plant of its kind in Iraq for canning honey, the team opened several centers for breeding queen bees north of the province. President of beekeepers in Babylon, Nabil al-Jubouri , said the American reconstruction team in the province through the Assembly proceeded to […]

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