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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Iraq Faces Schools Crisis

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. BABIL, Iraq — Under the rule of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki (2006-14), $150 million was allocated to the construction and development of public schools in several Iraqi areas. Yet only […]

Teach The Rich: Basra’s Private School Business Booming

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. Teach The Rich: Basra’s Private School Business Booming, But So Are Students’ Fees In Iraq the public education system is facing huge challenges. Often two or three schools will share […]

Video: French Archbishop Opens School for IDPs

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Archbishop of Lyon Monseigneur Philippe Barbarin visited Erbil, Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, to participate in the opening ceremony of the Saint-Irénée school for Iraqi children who fled Mosul after IS militants took control […]

Secondary School for IDPs Opens in Sulaimaniyah

UNESCO celebrates opening of Tasloja secondary school for IDPs in Sulaimaniyah UNESCO and its partners celebrated today with students, parents and teachers the opening of the newly constructed Tasloja Secondary School forinternally displaced persons in Sulaimaniyah. The ceremony held today marks the opening of the fifth school constructed by UNESCO within the framework of the […]