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Iranian Universities enter Iraq

By Zep Kalb for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In the aftermath of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the country’s educational system all but collapsed. Illiteracy rates have exploded. Universities have turned into sectarian battlegrounds. Systemic violence — including beatings, rape and […]

Banks Refuse to Ante Up amid Liquidity Shortage

By Amina al-Dahabi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s private banking sector is having trouble meeting customers’ demands because of liquidity issues, leading to unrest and worry. Some banks are limiting withdrawals to a specific percentage of deposited funds, while others have stopped […]

Baghdad Uni Signs Agreement with Microsoft

By John  Lee. The University of Baghdad has signed a joint cooperation agreement with Microsoft, under which the American technology giant will provide supplies for the application of scientific quality and reliability standards at the university. The deal includes the provision of 1000 copies of Windows 7 for use by university departments, colleges and institutes […]