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The Foundations of Thi Qar

By Robert Tollast, Iraq analyst with The Brecon Group. Standing on the Ziggurat, an impressive religious temple from the Sumerian period which was largely restored in the 1980s, you can still see solidified tar seeping out from the several thousand year old brickwork. In fact “qar” in the province’s name refers to tar that was […]

US Firm Wins $60m Affordable Housing Project in Thi Qar

By John Lee. The Thi Qar Investment Commission has approved an Investment License for a $60 million (USD) affordable housing project being developed by Iraq Dream Homes, LLC, a U.S. affordable housing development firm. The housing project “An Nasiriyah Dream Homes-Phase I” consists of 400 units of single-family affordable homes in a master-planned, sustainable community […]

US Company Investigates Opportunities in Thi Qar

A US company named as “EBM” is said to be considering investment in Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] province, according to Aswat al-Iraq. Luay Kheirallla, the director of Thi Qar Investment Commission, said that the company visited the area to investigate investment opportunities in fields of housing and tourism. (Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

$199 Million to Build 2,000 New Homes

The Iraqi government has awarded contracts worth $199 million to two construction companies  to build 2,000 homes in the southern provinces of Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] and Muthanna, reports Bloomberg. Markez Inc., an Iraqi-American company incorporated in Maryland, but with no contact address on its website, secured a $139 million deal to build 1,000 homes […]