By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) ended the day up more than ...
By John Lee. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has confirmed its commitment to a ...
UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with the US Ambassador to Iraq to discuss on-going partnership to ...
Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 10th June 2021). ...
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has today been signed between the General Secretariat of the ...
By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) ended the day up more than 6 percent on Friday, as the Kurdistan-focused oil producer gave an operational and corporate update: Jon Harris (pictured), Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "We continue to safely navigate a challenging operating environment due to COVID-19, with gross average year-to-date […]
By John Lee. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has confirmed its commitment to a stable foreign exchange rate for the Iraqi dinar. According to a statement from the bank, "the dollar exchange rate is fixed and there are no intentions to change." It added that the rate chosen at the end of 2020 was […]
UN-Habitat Executive Director meets with the US Ambassador to Iraq to discuss on-going partnership to support the land rights of minority groups UN-Habitat's Executive Director (ED), Mrs. Maimunah Sharif, met with Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller, the United States' Ambassador to Iraq, and thanked the US Government for its longstanding partnership and continued trust in UN-Habitat's […]
Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 10th June 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. ISX decided to increase trading hours starting June 20, 2021 for every trading session. Accordingly, pre-opening period will be from 9:30 to 10:00 am. Trading […]
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has today been signed between the General Secretariat of the Iraqi Council of Ministers' (GSCOM) Women Empowerment Directorate and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to advance gender equality, women empowerment, and social cohesion in Iraq. Building upon existing structures and ongoing gender mainstreaming efforts, the new partnership will strengthen […]
By John Lee. Iraq is reportedly planning to build eight nuclear power stations to provide much-needed electricity. According to Bloomberg, the $40-billion scheme would provide 11 GW of power to the Iraqi grid. Click here to read the full article. (Source: Bloomberg)
From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. KRG begins buying wheat from farmers for the first time The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) began buying wheat from farmers on Tuesday for the first time, following the completion of the newly constructed multimillion-dollar […]
Caliburn International Donates $250,000 to American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) Caliburn International has announced its intention to commit an initial $250,000 toward a new scholarship campaign with the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The campaign, called "We Share the Future," will raise money to provide students from diverse communities across Iraq with access […]
By John Lee. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has met with Prime Minister Kadhimi, President Salih, Foreign Minister Hussein and other high-ranking officials in the Iraqi Government. Foreign Secretary Raab reaffirmed the UK's commitment to Iraq through signing the UK and Iraq's Strategic Partnership. He met commanders from the Global Coalition against Daesh in which […]
By John Lee. Iraq and China have signed a contract for the rehabilitation of Nassiriyah International Airport. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi attended the signing on Tuesday. According to Shafaq, the contract was signed by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). (Sources: Govt of Iraq, Shafaq)
By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has said the Iraqi Government is working on a national project to distribute plots of land to citizens. In a statement following Tuesday's cabinet meeting, al-Kadhimi added: "In order to prevent any manipulation, and for the sake of justice in the distribution of entitlement, there will be an […]
Addressing needs of Iraq's most vulnerable critical for inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19, new UNDP reports say Recovery strategies targeting Iraq's vulnerable populations - including women, youth and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) - must be prioritized to ensure inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Iraq, according to two new complementary reports released today […]