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Back to the Future: The Restoration of Iraq, and British Expertise

By Ashley Goodall. Back to the future.  The restoration of Iraq and British expertise. Iraq has been in the news for a generation and our perceptions have been coloured by conflict and the near destruction of the Middle East’s most wealthy and civilised country. In the 1970’s Iraq was not only a secular and relatively […]

Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road

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. Once-lively Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road In an interview with Al-Monitor, 85-year-old Hussein Khazraji described how he used to cross the distance between his hometown, Najaf, and Karbala on foot in the […]