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Video: River Cruise Weddings return to Basra

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To the sound of drums and trumpets, an Iraqi groom and his bride this week stepped hand-in-hand onto a speed boat on the river in Basra to celebrate: Click here to view on YouTube.

Video: Has ISIL been Defeated in Iraq?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In 2014, ISIL announced it was taking over nearly all of Iraq and Syria. But three years later and billions lost, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi says his military has defeated the […]

Video: Peace Marathon draws Thousands in Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than 4,000 runners take part in a “peace marathon” in Mosul to raise funds to rebuild the war-ravaged western district of Iraq’s second city. View on YouTube

Video: Kurdistan Secession Bid takes a toll on Economy

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The economy in the Kurdish region of Iraq has taken a hit after the referendum on secession. The central government in Baghdad has closed international airspace, tourists are staying away, and there’s been […]

Video: Iraq’s Kurds on Post-Barzani Future

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), has decided not to extend his presidential term beyond November 1. His decision came just weeks after the failure of the independence referendum he […]

Video: Hundreds Flee as Army Advances on Al-Qaim

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Hundreds of people flee the village of al-Obeidi after it was recaptured by Iraqi forces, who are battling up to the edge of nearby Al-Qaim, the largest town still held by the Islamic State […]