Archive | 6th May 2013

Head of Italy’s Iraqi Task Force visits Kurdistan

The Head of Iraqi Task Force at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Massimo Bellelli, visited Kurdistan on Sunday to brief KRG officials about current and future projects. Italy currently has an Embassy Consular Office in Erbil headed by Dr Simone De Santi. Speaking about Italy’s commitment and engagement, Mr Bellelli discussed several projects […]

Could Sistani Be Iraq’s Last Hope?

By Ali Abel Sadah for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On April 15, 2013, Martin Kobler, Head of the UN mission in Iraq, met with Ali al-Sistani, the highest Shiite authority in Najaf, a meeting which observers described as the most […]

Video: Iraq - 'Disciplining' the media

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In Iraq, tensions have again flared up in a new wave of deadly attacks against political and sectarian targets. Iraqi media, especially outlets that speak to the Sunni minority, called it a […]

Security Remains Top Risk for Iraqi Journalists

By Laith Hammoudi. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Jinan Hussein decided to miss the United Nations conference […]