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Govt Promises More Jobs and Houses

Summary of government measures to boost employment, address housing shortage and support low-income groups Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi on Sunday chaired a meeting of the High Committee for the Distribution of Land. The Committee reviewed preparations for the distribution of plots of land to low-income groups in Iraqi provinces, and the allocation of more […]

UN Report Addresses Yazidi Property Rights

Following the ISIL offensive on Mosul, over 275,000 people from Mount Sinjar area – including a vast majority of Yazidis – were driven out of their homes. Abandoned Yazidi settlements were either systematically demolished or seized by ISIL fighters. Some 6,000 homes are thought to have been destroyed or burned down in the district of […]

Concerns Over Land Ownership in Iraq

The head of the National Investment Commission, Sami al-Araji, has said that the main obstacle standing in the way of attracting the foreign investment is the ownership of the land on which the projects will be carried out. He said that the Commission worked to overcome these obstacles but the ownership of the land and […]