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Video: Death Toll Rises in Southern Iraq Protests

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For two weeks, demonstrators have gathered in southern Iraq to protest against the lack of access to electricity, clean water, and jobs. Protesters have said that they are organising peacefully and the response […]

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Video: Tension grips Basra after Protester Killed

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Dozens of people demonstrate in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, four days after security forces opened fire killing one person during a protest against unemployment. View on YouTube

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Video: Mosul Celebrates, One Year after IS Ousted

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A group of Mosul residents celebrates, as the Iraqi city marks one year since pro-government forces recaptured it from the Islamic State group. View on YouTube

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Video: Amber Rice Crop Devastated by Drought

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In southern Iraq, fields where rice has been sown for centuries now lie bare for lack of water…. This season many farmers have not planted the treasured amber rice local to Diwaniyah province because […]

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Video: Orphan Beggars Flood Mosul Streets

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Years of war and jihadist rule have left their mark on the city of Mosul, giving rise to a string of new social challenges that include dozens of orphans beginning for money after losing […]

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Video: Iraq launches Anti-IS Ops after Killings

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi forces launch a major operation against remnants of the Islamic State group following public anger over the jihadists’ murder of a group of abducted civilians: View on YouTube

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Video: Manual Election Recount to begin on Tuesday

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The mandate for Iraq’s parliament has expired – with no new leadership confirmed. The country’s still waiting for the results of a manual recount of suspect ballots from last month’s election. That’s due […]

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Video: Iraq’s Largest Indoor Water Park Opens

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As the summer heat increases in Iraq, Baghdad residents now get to enjoy a new water park, opened as a trial-run in the capital during the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday. The park’s capacity is […]

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Video: Farmers Furious at Suspension of Farming Rice, Corn

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Farmers in Iraq’s southern agricultural province of Diwaniyah were left fuming this week after the country’s agriculture ministry announced it would suspend the cultivation of rice, corn and other cereals that demand large amounts […]

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Video: Angelina Jolie visits Devastated Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visits West Mosul, less than a year after the city’s liberation. The visit marks Jolie’s 61st mission – and her fifth visit to Iraq – with the UN Refugee […]

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Video: Iraq needs $90bn to Rebuild

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Entire cities, including western Mosul and Ramadi, have been destroyed in the war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group in Iraq. The Iraqi government […]

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Video: Fire hits Iraq’s biggest Ballot Warehouse

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Emergency services try to put out a fire that ripped through Iraq’s biggest ballot warehouse in eastern Baghdad’s Al-Russafa district, ahead of a vote recount prompted by allegations of fraud during legislative elections that […]

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