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New AMAR School almost Complete

Work is almost complete on AMAR‘s latest exciting educational project in Iraq. The state-of-the-art Secondary School in Basra is expected to begin teaching its 500+ students in October. Ten percent of that number will be orphans who will receive a fantastic education completely free of charge, thanks to AMAR’s generous supporters. Please help ensure Iraq’s […]

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Iraq’s Future Generations risk being Left Behind

Without urgent investment in education, Iraq’s future generations risk being left behind The future of Iraq, its economic security and prosperity depends on increasing investment in education today. And while the price of investing in Iraq’s education sector is high, failing to do so will cost the nation far more in the future. “The Cost […]

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AMAR provides vital Textbooks to Iraqi Children

The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has distributed more than 3,000 textbooks to school students in southern Iraq, equipping primary and secondary schools with vital educational resources. Thanks to some fantastic fund-raising support by staff at the Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO), we were able to answer a request by the Directorate for Education to provide the […]

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Iraqi Teachers Unsafe in own Classrooms

By Omar al Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi instructed security services “to prevent the abuse of teaching and educational staff,” who he said “have taken upon themselves the educational mission of […]

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Iraqi Students forced to Study without Textbooks

By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The majority of schools in Baghdad and other provinces are currently facing a shortage of textbooks and writing materials. The large number of students in the country find themselves […]

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KRG “Seized, Sold Gulen Schools”

By Sara al-Qaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A private company has reportedly taken over Gulenist schools in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to the Dwarozh news website, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Education Minister Bishwan Sadeq said a private Kurdish company, the Khoshnaw Group, bought the […]

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UNICEF launches Back-to-School Campaign

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), together with the Iraqi Ministry of Education, has launched its back-to-school campaign to help millions of children missing out on education. Some 3.5 million school-aged Iraqi children are missing out on education, which means they are at increased risk of early marriage, child labour and recruitment into armed groups. […]

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Kurdish Private Company Buys “Gulenist” Schools

By John Lee. TThe Khoshnaw Group, a Kurdish private company, has reportedly bought the Ishik educational institutions in Iraqi Kurdistan. BasNews says that the chain of fee-paying schools and universities were affiliated with the Gulenist Movement in Turkey, and are attended by nearly 40,000 students. No further details of the deal and the future administration […]

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Over $2bn in New Money for People of Iraq

Statement by the Co-Hosts Canada, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, The Netherlands, and the United States at the July 20 Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq Over $2 billion in new money has been pledged for the people of Iraq in response to Da’esh’s campaign of tyranny that has resulted in enormous suffering, deprivation, and devastation for […]

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