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Saudi delegation visits Baghdad to discuss new Football Stadium

By John Lee. A delegation from the Saudi Arabian government reportedly arrived in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss the construction of a 100,000-seater football stadium. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman promised last March to build a football stadium in Iraq. According to some reports, it was later announced that Saudi Arabia would increase the number of […]

Saudi Arabia to Fund Iraqi Football Stadium

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has promised to build a football stadium in Iraq. The news followed a friendly match between the two countries’ teams in Basra last week. The Iraqi-Saudi Ministerial Coordination Council met on Monday to discuss the measures needed to improve cooperation in the economic, investment, cultural and other sectors. […]

Iraq hopes to bring FIFA Soccer back to its Stadiums

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has been working to get the FIFA ban on its soccer stadiums lifted by hosting showcase games and wooing international soccer stars to tour the country’s facilities. The latest games were held June 26 and […]

Electro-Voice supplies Sound System for Karbala Stadium

By John Lee. Singapore-based Electro-Voice has supplied the sound system for the recently opened Karbala Olympic Stadium in Iraq. According to Entertainment Technology Press, audio for the project was provided by Baghdad-based APCO Electronics, which chose a sound system from Electro-Voice, including a multi-zone digital audio system, horn-loaded loudspeakers, amplifiers, microphones and wireless systems. The […]

Hill International Wins $3.3m Stadium Contract

Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced on Monday that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide project management services in connection with construction of the new Al Risafa Sports Stadium in Baghdad, Iraq. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill […]

$17m for Kurdistan’s Stadiums and Sports Centres

Seventeen stadiums in Iraqi Kurdistan are to be renovated, and new sports centres will be created, at a total cost of 20 billion Iraqi dinars ($17m), reports AKnews. 4.6 billion Iraqi dinars ($3.9m) will be used to refurbish stadiums in and around Erbil, while 991 million Iraqi dinars ($850,000) will go towards renovating Sulaimaniya stadium; […]

Hill International to Manage Construction of Anbar Stadium

Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraqi Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide project management services in connection with construction of the new Al Anbar Olympic Stadium in Al Anbar, Iraq. The two-year contract has an estimated value to […]

360 Architecture Wins 2 Iraqi Stadium Contracts

To help rebuild and reunite its country, Iraq has embarked on a plan to create a nationwide network of internationally competitive athletic venues. For assistance, the country has turned to the design-build team of Anwar Soura General Contracting Company and 360 Architecture, along with its global team of consultants. The Anwar Soura/360 Architecture team is […]