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German Investment in Ninawa

Nineveh Investment Commission announced this week that it had signed investment contracts with two German companies to build tourist facilities on the banks of the Tigris River. Jabor Abed Rabu, Chairman of the Commission, told AKnews that the companies involved are Zalmania and Backmana, but the value of the contracts were not disclosed. “The two […]

Weekly Security Update for 16th February 2011

Overview Levels of violence have been rising in Iraq over the past four weeks. The increase has been gradual, but consistent and last week saw more than 40 attacks reported countrywide for the first time since mid-December. Recent days have seen a particularly concerning rise in militant activity and social tensions in the northern city […]

Weekly Security Update for 26th January 2011

Overview Last week was one of the most violent in Iraq for several months. Over 120 people were killed and several hundred injured in a spate of suicide attacks. The total number of attacks reported did not significantly increase, but with at least seven of the attacks involving suicide bombers in very crowded areas it […]

Security Review of Iraq 2010

Trends in 2010 demonstrated that violence is still a concern in Iraq. With opportunities for investment arising in 2011 the outlook for the country is fast improving, but companies looking to take part in Iraq’s economic redevelopment will have to take security into consideration if they are to succeed. Weekly Violence The above chart shows the […]

Iraq’s Mosul to Produce 200,000 Barrels of Oil Per Day

The Province of Nineveh [Ninawa], of which Mosul is the capital, will soon turn into a major oil producing region in Iraq, with output estimated at 200,000 barrels a day, an Iraqi oil official said. According to the report from Azzaman, the official, who refused to be named, said the crude will mainly flow from […]

Weekly Security Update for 29th December 2010

Overview Recent days have seen deadly suicide attacks in Mosul and Ramadi. There has also been a worrying increase in the number of shooting attacks in Baghdad. However, last week otherwise saw a slight reduction in the total number of attacks taking place in Iraq. Incidents were concentrated in the capital, with no incidents recorded […]

$2b Housing Project in Mosul

A housing project called Ayn al-Iraq, consisting of 20,000 residential units at a total cost of $2 billion, was announced during a ceremony at the Ninewa International Hotel in Mosul city, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. “The mega project is being implemented by 57 Iraqi and foreign companies at a cost of $2 […]

Batna Oil Field Resumes Production After 20-Yr Stoppage

Northern Iraq’s Batna Oil Field in Nineveh Province has resumed production after 20 year stoppage, an official at Nineveh Oil Comission said on Tuesday, The official expressed the hope that production would exceed 2,000 barrels per day (bpd). “The comissioning of Batna Field, one of the oil fields in northwest Mosul’s Zummar town, stopped more […]

‘More Than $1 billion’ Investments in Ninawa

The Ninewa Investment Commission has granted 28 investment permits for investments totalling “more than $1 billion” [1.2 trillion Iraqi dinars] in the province. “The permits were granted to local businessmen to invest in the fields of agriculture, industry, tourism, health and education,” a source from the commission told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He explained that […]

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Innovative Agriculture Loan for Farmers in Ninawa

Access to quality financial services, especially for rural small-scale farmers is a challenge anywhere in the world. USAID-Tijara microfinance institution (MFI) partner Tal’afar Economic Development Center (TEDC) launched a new agricultural loan product focused on small-scale rural farmers to help them meet this challenge in the northern Iraq Province of Ninawa. At a ceremony to […]

Ninawa Considers Second Airport

(Source: Eye media company) Judge Hassan Mahmood, Ninawa’s second deputy governor, discussed procedures for building a new airport in Sahajee district west of Mosul, with representatives of investment body, agriculture, real-estate, electricity and environment departments. The judge ordered the agriculture department to work on breaking agriculture reclamation contracts, and on completing compulsory purchase orders, which […]