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Restarting Businesses in Fallujah, Kirkuk and Mosul

IOM Iraq’s Enterprise Development Fund (EDF) encourages rapid, large-scale private sector job creation and economic recovery through tailored support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The EDF is a financing mechanism that provides SMEs with financial capital to contribute to their recovery and/or expansion. To assess the capacity of the market to absorb medium-sized grants, […]

Yarmouk Park Rehabilitation Project Launched

EU-funded programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in Iraq through Local Development – Launch of the Yarmouk Park Rehabilitation Project in Mosul Mosul local authorities and citizens gathered in Al Yarmouk Park in West Mosul on 2 May 2019 to launch the rehabilitation works that will be conducted under the programme Supporting Recovery and Stability in […]

HRW: “Torture Persists in Mosul Jail”

Iraqi officers have committed torture at a detention facility in Mosul at least through early 2019, months after Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on the abuses and shared information about those responsible, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The Iraqi government did not respond to two Human Rights Watch letters requesting an update on steps […]

Mosul’s Fine Arts College officially Opens

Creativity flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College officially opens The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University has been officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iraq. The College, rehabilitated by UNDP with financial support from the United States Government through USAID, offers third-level art courses ranging from […]

Mosul faces Political Crisis after Governor dismissed

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. The Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council issued an official order to the Erbil Appeals Court on April 8 to implement an arrest warrant for the former governor of Ninevah province, Nawfal al-Akoub. A conflict over […]

Iraq “Not Worried” about Safety of Dams

By John Lee. Iraqi officials have reportedly tried to quell fears that dams could collapse, as water reservoirs approach capacity after a very wet winter. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Water Resources told AFP: “We are in control of the dams and reservoir levels … We are not worried about their safety or stability.” […]

Ferry Disaster “Highlights Corruption in Mosul”

By Gilgamesh Nabeel for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ferry disaster highlights corruption and mafia-like activities in Mosul On March 21, thousands of Mosul residents flocked to Um El-Rabe’ayn Island, a touristic area about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) north of […]

At least 93 killed in Ferry Sinking in Mosul

By John Lee. A ferry on Tigris River near Mosul sank on Thursday afternoon, leaving at least 93 dead. According to Xinhua, the ferry capsized because of “high water levels” while crossing from the bank of the river to a small tourist island called Um al Rabeein. It cites a civil defense source as saying […]

Cause of Mystery Spill At Mosul Lake

By John Lee. A report from Bellingcat claims to have identified the source of a mysterious black sludge in Mosul Dam Lake. Analysis of open source satellite images suggest a combination of oil waste water, caused by either oil dumping or flooding of polluted rivers by the winter rains. Click here to read the full […]

Restoration of 15,000 Homes underway in Mosul

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is rehabilitating 15,000 houses in West Mosul, bringing the total number of houses in its stabilization portfolio to more than 30,000 – the largest of its kind in Iraq. The project in West Mosul covers 29 neighbourhoods that were hardest hit during the fight to liberate the city from […]