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Funding Facility for Stabilization Q3 Report

By the end of the third quarter of 2017, UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) was undertaking 1,208 projects in 23 cities across five governorates in Iraq. Over one quarter of the projects were being implemented in the city of Mosul, which was fully liberated in July 2017. The liberation of all of Mosul marked […]

More than 100 Iraqi Civilians Killled in November

A total of 117 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 264 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in November 2017*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The number of civilians killed in November (not including police) was 114, while the number of […]

Video: Peace Marathon draws Thousands in Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than 4,000 runners take part in a “peace marathon” in Mosul to raise funds to rebuild the war-ravaged western district of Iraq’s second city. View on YouTube

ISIL Members should face “International Crimes” Charges

UN report on liberation of Mosul: ISIL members should face “international crimes” charges A UN report concludes that the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh) perpetrated serious and systematic violations that amount to “international crimes” during the nine-month military campaign to liberate Mosul City in Iraq. The report, published on Thursday by […]

$400m for Reconstruction of Mosul and Newly Liberated Areas

The World Bank has approved a US$400 million financial assistance package today to support the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of priority infrastructure to restore delivery of public services in areas of Iraq newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The package represents an additional financing to the Iraq Emergency Operation for […]

More than 200 Iraqi Civilians Killled in October

A total of 114 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 244 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in October 2017*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The number of civilians killed in October (not including police) was 109, while the number of […]

Asiacell Revenues Up 11%

By John Lee. Ooredoo Group has reported that to reactivation of its sites in Mosul has contributed to an 11% increase in Asiacell‘s customer base (12.5 million customers) in the first nine months of 2017. Revenue increased 6% to QAR 3.3 billion, “demonstrating Asiacell’s leadership in the market despite the difficult political and economic situation“, […]

Reconstruction of Mosul Discussed with Key Partners

Planning Prospects for the Reconstruction and Recovery of Mosul Discussed with Key Partners The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), under the patronage of the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, hosted a seminar in Baghdad to discuss Planning Prospects for the Reconstruction and Recovery of Mosul. The event gathered a wide range of partners, […]

More than 200 Iraqi Civilians Killled in September

A total of 203 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 389 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in September 2017*, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The number of civilians killed in September (not including police) was 196, while the number of […]

Soccer returns to Mosul after Three-Year Ban

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Three years after the world’s most popular sport was banned in Mosul by the Islamic State (IS), soccer has returned to the city the terrorist group had claimed as its capital. A soccer game between […]

Norway increases Support for Iraq by $2.6m

“The fight against Isil in Iraq is being won. Some 90 % of the areas previously held by Isil have been liberated, and over two million internally displaced Iraqis have returned home. These people are in a very vulnerable situation. It is vital that access to schools, hospitals and other basic services is restored as […]