Tag Archives | Sunni Endowment

Iraq Suspends US-Funded Broadcaster

On Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called on the Iraqi Communications and Media Committee (CMC) to reverse its three-month suspension of the U.S. government-funded Iraqi broadcaster Al-Hurra. In a statement released yesterday, Iraq’s media regulator, the Communications and Media Committee, suspended the license of Al-Hurra, a regional broadcaster funded by the U.S. Agency […]

Conflict over Shiite and Sunni Endowments in Mosul

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Conflict over Shiite and Sunni Endowments erupts in Mosul The northern Iraqi city of Mosul is on guard about the possibility of an outbreak of sectarian strife between Sunnis […]

Iraqis Demand Better Security for Pilgrims

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On May 15, the Shiite Endowment issued a statement that in one week, around 12 million Shiite visitors flew to Baghdad’s Kadhimiya district to commemorate the death of Imam Musa al-Kadhim, who died in […]

Sunni Endowment Official Arrested for Bribery

By John Lee. A team from Iraq’s Commission on Integrity (CoI) has arrested an official of the Sunni Endowment for taking bribes to from investors in return for the use of a property owned by the Endowment. The official is accused of taking a bribe of $250,000 in return for the use of the Sara […]

Sunni Endowment to Build 100,000 Houses

The Sunni Endowment, during its 1st investment conference, offered opportunities on Saturday to build 100,000 housing units all over Iraqi provinces, on lands it owns, within a three-year period, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. “The Endowment has already obtained a go-ahead from the Iraqi National Investment Commission (NIC) to build these units as […]