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Video: French Archbishop Opens School for IDPs

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Archbishop of Lyon Monseigneur Philippe Barbarin visited Erbil, Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, to participate in the opening ceremony of the Saint-Irénée school for Iraqi children who fled Mosul after IS militants took control […]

Sterling Expand HSE Training

By Robert Tollast. Sterling, the international Health, Safety and Environment oil and gas and construction specialists, have expanded their HSE training site in Erbil. Sterling focus on HSE consulting, building capacity to mitigate risks and environmental hazards, as well as preventing and dealing with major incidents in construction and the energy sector. The expanded centre will […]

Ceyhan: Some Oil Cargoes Cancelled

By Simon Kent. Sources at Ceyhan have told Reuters that there is insufficient oil in the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) tanks at the port to fill planned cargoes. Both BP and Spain’s Cepsa have cancelled shipments, and no oil has gone to SOMO storage for the past ten days. According to sources, this […]

Belgium to Open Erbil Consulate

By Simon Kent. Belgium has announced plans to open a consulate in Erbil, capital of the semi autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq. In a sign of deepening ties between the KRG and Belgium, the central EU nation also announced they would provide hospital treatment for injured Peshmerga soldiers. The Peshmerga are the armed forces of […]

Regus Opens in Iraq

Regus, the global workplace provider, has just announced the expansion of its global network to include Iraq, its 105th country. Its new centre in Erbil, Kurdistan, will support the activities of companies in the region, particularly in the fields of oil and gas, engineering and technology. Located in the prime commercial district of Erbil, close […]

UK Seeks Head of Trade in Erbil

The British Consulate General Erbil has a vacancy for a Head of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) C4 (L) position. Interested candidates should forward the following to [email protected]: An updated Curriculum Vitae. A fully completed Application Form. Please provide examples of performance in each competency on the summary section of the application form. A covering […]

Japan to Finance Electricity, Sewerage Projects

By John Lee. Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Japanese charge d’affaires in Iraq to finance two development projects using loans from Japan. The first involves a loan of $450 million (525 billion Iraqi dinars) for reconstruction in the electricity sector, while the second is to finance the reconstruction […]