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Video: Controversial Plan to “Help” Iraq’s War Widows

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. There are at least a million widows in Iraq, following decades of conflict and war and many are struggling to make ends meet. But a new government proposal designed to assist them is […]

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Video: Conflict and Drought ravage Date Palms

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sweet Iraqi dates adorn tables in homes across the country, but the fruit tree and national symbol has come under threat from conflict and crippling drought. View on YouTube

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Video: Parliament elects Barham Salih as New President

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s newly elected president has chosen his prime minister and asked him to form the next government. The new president, Barham Salih, gave the nod to former oil minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. Hopefully, […]

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Video: Who can solve Iraq’s Electricity Crisis?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. This week, German conglomerate Siemens announced that it’s in discussions to help rebuild and boost Iraq’s power generation infrastructure. So, what are the challenges facing the new Iraqi government? Why can’t one of […]

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Video: Iraq close to Running Out of Water

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is running out of water. Its planning ministry says about 90 percent of land is now desert and the small amount of remaining farmland is shrinking by five percent each year. Now […]

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Video: Are Pro-Iran Parties on the rise in Iraq?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis could finally be getting a working parliament. On Saturday, MPs elected a new speaker, ending months of political deadlock following May’s election. But concern is growing that control of Iraq’s politics may […]

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Video: Iraq post-ISIL: Anger over ‘Unfair’ compensation

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi city of Fallujah in Anbar province is struggling to recover, two years after the Iraqi army defeated ISIL fighters. Their battle left the city in ruins. As well as reconstructing destroyed […]

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Video: Iran claims Missile Attack on Kurdish Rebels in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iran‘s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed on Sunday that it had launched deadly missile attacks against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq a day earlier. Rockets struck the headquarters of two Iranian Kurdish opposition […]

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Video: Situation in Basra, day after Iran Consulate Torched

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Scenes of the streets of Iraq’s southern city of Basra, one day after demonstrators torched the Iranian consulate. Basra has seen a surge in protests over the lack of public services since Tuesday. View […]

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