Tag Archives | Salahuddin

Conflict erupts over Properties at Samarra Shrine

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Conflict erupts over properties surrounding Samarra shrine Property owners around the Holy Shrine of Askarian Imams in Samarra, Iraq, are being pressured to sell their land below market value, according to Salahuddin Provincial Council Chairman Ahmad […]

After Liberation, Iraqi Cities Await Reconstruction

By Mustafa al-Kadhimi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The year 2015 saw the liberation of several areas of Salahuddin (Tikrit) and Anbar (Ramadi – pictured) provinces from the grasp of the Islamic State with operations toward that end ongoing. Yet, to date […]

Weekly Security Update: 03 – 09 March 2015

National Overview Allied forces are now understood to be in preparations for a direct assault on Tikrit city, following a large scale retreat of ISIS fighters from towns and villages protecting main routes. In total some 20,000 troops, alongside PMU militias and Sunni tribesmen have advanced on the town, closing off routes to the south […]

New Bridge Opens in Salahaddin

Iraq’s Ministry of Housing and Construction has completed the Shirqat Concrete Bridge project in Salahaddin province, at a cost of 11 billion Iraqi dinars ($9.2 million). A statement from the Ministry said that the bridge will contribute to smoothing traffic flow in the region, and will help the economy by improving the transportation of commodities […]

China’s CMEC Wins $1.2bn Power Project

China Machinery Engineering Corp (CMEC) signed a $1.19 billion contract to build a 1,260-megawatt power station in Iraq, according to Gulf News. The Beijing-based company will install the natural-gas-fired plant in the Salahuddin governorate north of the Iraqi capital within 45 months, Mussab Serri, an Electricity Ministry spokesman, said in an interview during the signing ceremony […]