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IWPR’s Jacky Sutton “Acted Alone”

At the request of the family of Jacqueline Sutton, the Institute for War & Peace Reporting and the family release the following joint statement: Jacqueline (Jacky) Sutton, IWPR’s acting Iraq country director, was found dead at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport overnight on October 17-18. She had flown from London to take an onward flight to her base […]

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IWPR Director found Dead

By John Lee. The newly-appointed Iraq Director for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) has been found dead in suspicious circumstances at an Istanbul airport. Local media reported that British woman Jacky Sutton, aged 50, had missed a connecting flight to Erbil, didn’t have enough money to purchase a replacement ticket, and was found […]

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IWPR Iraq Director Killed in Baghdad

Ammar Al Shahbander, long-standing Chief of Mission in Iraq for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), has been killed in a car bomb attack in the busy commercial area of Karrada in Baghdad. It is believed that up to 17 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in the area. Emad al-Sharaa, also […]

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Maliki Steps Aside for New PM

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News Nuri al-Malik, prime minister of Iraq for the last […]

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ISIS “Greater Threat” to West than al-Qaeda

By Daniella Peled. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) poses […]

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Iraqi Legislators Fail to Agree

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News The Iraqi parliament broke up in disarray on July […]

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Mosul Exodus: Three Faith Groups, One Story

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News “We used to care about one another. My neighbours […]

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Iraq: Waiting for Salvation Day

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News Mohammed Abid is waiting for an email from the […]

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Security Remains Top Risk for Iraqi Journalists

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Jinan Hussein decided to miss the United Nations conference […]

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Syrian Conflict Casts Long Shadow Over Iraq

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With no resolution in sight, the conflict in Syria […]

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Tough “Cybercrimes Bill” on Hold in Iraq

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A tough new law that could place severe restrictions […]

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Iraq Amnesty Could Set Killers Loose

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s parliament has postponed discussions on a controversial amnesty […]

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