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Six Industrial Projects Open for Investment

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included six industrial projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: A. Rehabilitation and development of white cement plants in Falluja. Area: 642000m² Production capacity: […]

$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 […]

Visiting Baghdad’s Checkpoint Of Injustice

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ramadi doctor Raed Samir is seriously considering moving out of the central Iraqi province of Anbar. But it’s not because of the security or the economy there. It’s because of […]

Funding Facility for Stabilization: 350 Projects, $300m

The Annual Report 2016 presents progress with implementation of the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) between 01 January and 31 December 2016. During 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) implemented a high impact, pragmatic approach to stabilization that improves citizen-government ties and revitalizes public trust in the Iraqi Government. FFS quadrupled in size, growing […]

Iraq Announces Liberation of Eastern Mosul

After more than 100 days of hard urban combat, Iraqi officials announced the liberation of eastern Mosul on Tuesday. While clearance operations are ongoing, the Iraqi security forces control all areas inside the city east of the Tigris River, the east bank of the river around all five bridges crossing the Tigris River, Mosul University […]

Anbar Creates New Districts – But for Better or Worse?

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Over the past few months the council in the central Iraqi province of Anbar have managed to create a number of new districts and sub-districts. The last meeting making such […]

Renovation of Anbar University’s Residential Units in Ramadi

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has inaugurated newly renovated residential units in Anbar University, located in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate. With generous contribution from the Government of Japan, the renovation of the residential units was implemented under the project titled “Promoting Urban Recovery in Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq.” As other public facilities and […]

British EOD Technician Dies During Bomb Disposal

By Simon Kent.  An unnamed British Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician has been killed while trying to defuse an improvised explosive device (IED) in Ramadi, the mayor of the town has announced. The contractor was employed by US contracting firm Janus. Although cleared of fighters of the self declared Islamic State, Ramadi has been left […]

UN Condemns Attack on Refugee Camp

An attack occurred at Al Salam camp (also known as Al-Takia camp) for displaced families, south of Baghdad on Wednesday. Three mortar shells were fired into the camp, one falling in the centre of the camp and two others falling in a market area, injuring four children who have been taken to hospital for treatment. […]