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Kurdish Businessmen to Visit Tunisia

President of the Entrepreneurs Union of Kurdistan, Samir Ismail Daizi, has announced that a delegation of entrepreneurs of the region will pay a visit in Tunisia in September 2014. During a Tunisian-Kurdish business forum held, Monday in Erbil, on the theme “opportunities of partnership and trade exchanges”, Daizi said that the visit scheduled by the […]

Tunisair Launches Direct Flights

Tunisair announced two direct flights per week to Kurdistan at the first Tunisia – Kurdistan Economic Forum hosted by the KRG in Erbil. Tunisian government officials, representatives of more than 50 companies, as well as journalists were among the delegation aboard the first Tunisair flight to arrive in Kurdistan. At the well-attended forum, KRG Minister […]

Tunisia to Open Office in Kurdistan

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa has received the Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, Mr. Samir Jamae Abdullah. The meeting revolved around ways of strengthening bilateral ties particularly in the areas of trade and economy. On his first visit to Kurdistan, Ambassador Abdullah praised the region’s economic development […]

Zebari Receives Tunisian Chargé D’affaires

By John Lee. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari, has received the new Tunisian Chargé D’affaires in Iraq, Samir Jamae. During the meeting, relations between Iraq and Tunisia were discussed. The Tunisian official handed over a letter to Minister Zebari from his Tunisian counterpart concerning the development of bilateral relations. The meeting was attended by […]

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Managing a Crisis

Crisis management When it was announced that the Arab League summit would take place in Baghdad, many leaders expressed concerns for the safety of the event. Now, several months later, the tables have turned in the Middle East, and some of those leaders are facing a much more hazardous situation at home. It has been […]

Weekly Security Update for 10th February 2011

Overview Levels of violence rose slightly in Iraq last week, although conditions have generally been quiet so far in 2011 and the number of weekly security incidents has not yet exceeded 40. The majority of violence is currently taking place in Baghdad and Mosul, although last week saw several attacks in the provinces of Anbar […]

Unrest in Iraq – the Risk of Contagion

With unrest in several Arab cities, many in the region are worried about the risk of contagion. The latest flashpoints are Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan and Algeria; but is Iraq vulnerable as well? The people certainly have a lot to complain about. Electricity The heat and increased use of air conditioning put a major strain […]

Weekly Security Update for 2nd February 2011

Overview Last week saw considerable violence in Iraq, particularly in Baghdad. There was also a spate of attacks in Mosul and two especially bloody bombings in Karbala. Over 100 fatalities and up to 250 injuries were recorded in total around the country. There was also an increase in targeted shootings in the capital, resuming a […]