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Kurdistan Region: Arabs "Blocked From Returning"

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is preventing about 1,200 Arab families from returning home to 5 villages more than 6 years after the area was retaken from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Sunday. KRG authorities have allowed Kurdish residents in neighboring villages, in the […]

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Coronavirus: US could Lose Kurdistan to China

By Yerevan Saeed for Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Coronavirus could cause US to lose Iraqi Kurdish region to China Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, China has been working to expand its influence over the KRG […]

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Criticism in Iraqi Kurdistan over Unpaid Teacher Salaries

By Adam Lucente for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Criticism mounts in Iraqi Kurdistan over unpaid teacher salaries Ferhat is an English teacher at a public school in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region. His salary comes from the Kurdistan Regional Government […]

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Decentralization push sparks Fears of Division in Kurdistan

By Mahmut Bozarslan for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Decentralization push sparks fears of division in Iraqi Kurdistan Is the Kurds' unity in danger in Iraqi Kurdistan, the autonomous region they managed to build after decades of grueling struggle? Fears of […]

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Kurdistan, Iraq discuss Oil Production

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An official Kurdish delegation arrived on Sunday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad to discuss oil production. "The delegation, led by the Kurdistan government's Finance Minister, Awat […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services (PMES) Activity, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis) Livelihood Food Security Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Security Risk Management Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) […]

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Gazprom "Not Reducing Investment" in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. Russia's Gazprom Neft has reportedly said it will not reduce investment in its projects in Iraqi Kurdistan, despite a request from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to do so. Reuters reports that following a slump in oil prices, oil producers have been asked to reduce their investments, which governments often have to […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Quality, Training and Capacity Building Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) CCI MEAL Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Programme Coordinator (MHPSS), International Organization for Migration (IOM) Reporting Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Child Protection and Education Coordinator, Terre des hommes (Tdh) WASH […]

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Ministry, FAO discusses Veterinary Services in Kurdistan

Directorate of Planning in the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and FAO discuss veterinary services in Kurdistan Region The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources-Directorate of Planning in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has held a consultation meeting on improving animal health services. […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Programme Analyst, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Mgmt Specialist, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Security Coordination Officer, UNAMI WASH Coordinator, Terre des hommes (Tdh) Head of Mission, Cooperazione Internazionale Fondazione (COOPI) (Source: UN)

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Kurdistan to develop Vision 2030 supported by UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Ministry of Planning, in order to provide strategic guidance and technical support for the development of KRG Vision 2030. Held in Erbil on 03 February 2020, the signing reaffirms the Region’s commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development […]

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KRG Approves Reforms to Kurdistan Tax System

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani chaired a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday to discuss implementing best practice for the taxation system of the Kurdistan Region. The ministers reviewed an internal pilot project tasked with developing a new legal and auditing framework. The framework updates current auditing practices and […]

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