By John Lee.
Iraqi media reported on Thursday that an agreement was signed between the Iraqi Ministries of Education and Communication to cut internet service during the period of the next "ministerial examinations" (sic).
The Ministry of Communications denies the reports, adding that it wishes to assure the Iraqi public that there is no intention to cut off the internet under any circumstances, because it "affects the lifeblood of life in Iraq, causing it to be blocked or severely damaged by the Iraqi national economy and all life facilities in the country".
The Ministry also calls upon the relevant authorities in the Ministry of Education to use other methods to combat exam fraud.
(Source: Ministry of Communications)