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Air Arabia launches fourth Iraqi Destination

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced the launch of non-stop service to the city of Sulaymaniyah in the north of Iraq. The new service from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah marks Air Arabia’s fourth destination in Iraq and 152 worldwide. From November 6, 2018, […]

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12 Projects to Improve Essential Services in Iraq

The Federal Republic of Germany, UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP), along with the administrative authorities of Halabja and Sulaimaniyah Governorates and Garmiyan and Raparin Administrations today initiated 12 projects to improve essential services for an estimated 680,000 people. The projects target critical needs in the electricity, water, roads, and sewerage sectors and […]

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UNAMI Technical Support Training for Civil Society

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO), within its program of technical support to civil society organizations in the Kurdistan Region, conducted a “Specialized Training on Preparation of the Shadow Report for Treaty Bodies: the CEDAW Convention” in Sulaimaniyah. Representatives from 21 NGOs in Sulaimaniyah participated in the training, 12 […]

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Abadi Lifts Ban on Int’l Flights to Kurdistan

By John Lee. Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has announced the reopening of Erbil and Sulaimaniyah airports to international flights. In a statement, he said he signed the decree “following the response of the local authorities in the Kurdistan region to restore the federal authority to the two airports in accordance with the constitution, in order […]

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UNDP Improves Access to Safe Water in Sulaimaniyah

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate completed the rehabilitation of the main water network providing safe drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people. UNDP’s Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) and Sulaimaniyah Governorate repaired key components of the main pipeline that transfers water from Dukan Lake to Sulaimaniyah Governorate. Pumping […]

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Iraq’s Tallest Hotel Opens

The opening of Grand Millennium Sulaimani Hotel in Sulaimani, Iraq, took place on March 2nd, 2014. VIPs, guests and media across the country witnessed the grand opening of what is to become the benchmark of hospitality in Kurdistan and Iraq, and an architectural landmark for Sulaimani. Grand Millennium Sulaimani is today the tallest hotel in […]

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Gebr Pfeiffer Wins New Iraq Order

By John Lee. The German company Gebr Pfeiffer has received another order from China-based Sinoma (Suzhou) Construction Co Ltd for a cement raw material grinding mill in Sulaymaniya. According to a report from Global Cement, the “MPS 5000 B” vertical roller mill has a capacity of 500tph at a product fineness of 10 per cent […]

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Qatar Airways Launches 5th Iraqi Destination

Qatar Airways launched flights on Wednesday to its fifth destination in the Republic of Iraq, Sulaymaniyah, increasing the airline’s frequency across Iraq from 16 to 20 flights each week. The new services, which will operate four-times-a-week non-stop from the airline’s Doha hub, brings the carrier’s global network to 129 destinations worldwide. The Doha – Sulaymaniyah route […]

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Emaar, Faruk to Build $2bn Resort at Dukan

By John Lee. Dubai-based Emaar Properties is expected to sign a contract worth over $2 billion with Kurdish company Faruk Group Holding to develop a resort in Sulaymaniyah. Herish Muharam Muhamad, chairman of Kurdistan Investment Board (KIB), said the Dukan tourist city project will include hotels, restaurants, residential areas, cinemas and casinos. Emaar last year signed […]

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