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Video: Iraqi Kurdistan pushes ahead with Referendum

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s Kurdistan region is pushing ahead with an independence referendum next Monday despite pressure to call it off. President Masoud Barzani remains defiant, but many Kurds are worried about the consequences of the […]

Video: Abadi warns of Military Force if Kurdish Vote turns Violent

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s Prime Minister says he is prepared to use military force if a planned referendum on Kurdish independence turns violent. The Kurds in Iraq have come under increasing pressure from regional powers and […]

Video: Iraq readies to retake IS Bastion near Syria Border

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi forces backed by tribal fighters are manoeuvring into position in the western desert bordering Syria to launch an offensive against one of the last bastions of the Islamic State group.

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Video: UK Trade Enjoy to Iraq discusses Opportunities

Baroness Nicholson, President of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and Her Majesty’s Trade Enjoy to Iraq, Azerbijan and Turkmenistan, discusses Iraq as a major market, IBBC’s role in creating a worldwide network for those doing clean business in Iraq, further increasing investment and the positive consequences of businesses transferring skills and technology into Iraq:

Video: Can Iraqi Kurdistan gain Independence?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq says the date to hold an independence referendum has been set and won’t be changed. That was in response to a request by US secretary of […]

Video: Kurdish Referendum causes Concern in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group defeated by government forces in northern Iraq, the question of Kurdish independence could pose a new problem in the country. Tensions have […]

Video: Mosul Displaced wait to Return

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. After the Iraqi government announced victory over the Islamic State group in the city of Mosul, some residents displaced to camps by the fighting are anxious to return to their homes:

Abadi: Qatari ‘Ransom’ Money with Us, not Armed Groups

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s prime minister has rejected Saudi and UAE media claims that a $500m ransom was paid by Qatar to Shia Muslim armed groups in Iraq to secure the release of 26 kidnapped Qatari […]