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Video: Rocket attack hits Baghdad’s Green Zone

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An apparent rocket attack has hit the high-security Green Zone. The area houses key government buildings and the United States embassy. Iraq’s state-run news agency says a Katyusha rocket crashed in the area […]

Video: Push to Criminalise Domestic Violence

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Women in Iraq push to Criminalise Domestic Violence Domestic violence has been on the rise in Iraq, with women’s groups blaming instability and the break down of law and order. However, there has […]

Video: Will sanctions affect Iran-Iraq Economic Relations?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How will US sanctions affect Iran-Iraq economic relations? The Trump administration is giving Iraq a few more months to continue buying oil and electricity from neighbouring Iran before the United States enforces sanctions […]

Video: Where is the Money for Iraq Reconstruction going?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In Iraq, reconstruction remains a daunting obstacle to displaced people returning home. The government has allocated money and established commissions for people to file for assistance. But there is little sign of that […]

Video: Govt Misses Deadline for Reforms

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 Adel Abdul Mahdi has been in power since last October. When he was appointed, he gave parliament 100 days to end its deadlock and begin implementing much-needed reforms. That deadline […]

Video: Women in Iraq Reclaiming Roles in Society

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The role of women in Iraqi society has come under the spotlight as more women assert themselves in all areas of society. Rights activists have felt those in charge are resisting the change, […]

Video: Trump declares end to US ‘Policeman’ Role

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit President Donald Trump uses a lightning visit to Iraq – his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected – […]

Video: Iraq’s Yazidi Projects face Funding Threat

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In northern Iraq, several projects are trying to help Yazidi women support themselves and their loved ones after ISIL drove them from their towns and villages into refugee camps. But as the threat […]

Video: Iran Sanctions threaten Iraq’s Energy Supply

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. There is a fight over energy in Iraq between the US and Iran. Iraq relies on Iranian gas for nearly half of its energy – gas that is now subject to US sanctions […]