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Poverty and Unemployment Not Being Addressed

By Layth Mahdi, Agricultural Advisor. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Poverty and Unemployment Not Being Addressed in the Coming Iraqi Elections Iraq’s poverty and unemployment is increasing every year despite the Government’s efforts to implement programs to lower it. The United […]

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 […]

Kirkuk Governor Meets PRT Chief

Kirkuk’s governor, Abdul Rahman Mustafa, met with the chief of the provincial reconstruction team (PRT), Fletcher Burton, to discuss security, economic and service developments in the region. The governor assured Mr Fletcher that the security situation was good and stable, as evidenced by the completion of projects in Kirkuk and the improvement of services to […]