Tag Archives | Falluja

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 […]

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 […]

Investment Opportunity in Iraq’s Industrial Sector

The Iraqi Cement Company in coordination with the National Investment Commission (NIC) are pleased to announce the investment opportunities for : Fallujah White Cement Plant Babil Cement Plant The Lime Plant in the Holy City of Karbala We invite specialized Iraqi, Arab and International companies, investors and financers to participate in these investment opportunities to […]

Video: First Families Return to Fallujah after fleeing IS

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Hundreds of people from the Iraqi city of Fallujah have returned home after ISIL fighters stormed their city two years ago. The government now controls Fallujah after taking it back from Islamic State […]

Iraqi forces in Ninevah eye the ultimate prize: Mosul

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Almost four months into the launch of the Ninevah Liberation Operation, Iraqi forces managed to secure a major gain July 9 by capturing the strategic Qayyarah air base in the southern countryside of Ninevah […]

Humanitarian Partners Warn that Time is Running Out

Humanitarian Partners Warn that Time is Running Out: $284 Million is Urgently Needed to Prepare for the Mosul Humanitarian Operation Humanitarian partners in Iraq are warning that urgent steps need to be taken to prepare for Mosul. Partners are appealing for USD 284 million to start preparing for the operation, which could impact as many […]

Head of Fallujah Liberation on upcoming Mosul Battle

By Mustafa Saadoun, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Head of Fallujah liberation offers views on upcoming Mosul battle On the outskirts of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, stood, smiling, the commander of the Fallujah liberation operations, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, surrounded by troops […]

Forces Continue Push to Mosul

U.S.- and coalition-backed local forces continue the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters in the push toward Mosul in Iraq and the isolation of Manbij in Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Christopher Garver said on Wednesday. Speaking live via videoconference from Baghdad, Garver offered condolences on behalf of the […]

Anbar’s Cities are Free but Extremists still Attack

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’s Cities are Free but Extremists still Shelter – And Attack – in Surrounding Desert Every time extremists are forced out of Anbar’s cities they take refuge in nearby desert […]

Video: 260 Vehicles Destroyed in Fallujah Flight

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Air strikes on Islamic State group fighters fleeing after their defeat in Fallujah have destroyed more than 260 vehicles and killed at least 150 jihadists, Iraqi officers said:

Fallujah Success “a Counter-ISIL Milestone”

Carter Hails Iraqi Fallujah Success as Counter-ISIL Milestone Defense Secretary Ash Carter today congratulated Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Iraqi people for freeing the city of Fallujah from the grip of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The operation in Fallujah was a significant challenge for the Iraqi security forces and for […]