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UAE funds Water Treatment Plant in Mosul

By John Lee. Al Qubba Water Treatment Plant has been inaugurated in east Mosul, in cooperation with the local government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to the state-owned Emirates News Agency, the inauguration was attended by Mansour Marid, Governor of Mosul, and UNDP Officer of Northern Iraq Governorates Projects, who thanked the […]

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UAE, UNESCO to restore Historic Churches in Mosul

The United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) renewed their collaboration to the flagship UNESCO initiative Revive the Spirit of Mosul earlier this morning, extending the historic partnership on restoration and reconstruction efforts in Mosul, Iraq. Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge […]

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Iraq signs Air Transport MoU with UAE

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with its UAE counterpart. According to a statement from Iraq's General Establishment of Civil Aviation (GECA), the MoU will guarantee all operational and technical matters related to the field of air transport. The Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Ali […]

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Opportunity for UAE Business: Key Iraqi Ministers come to Conference

Rebuilding Iraq is central to the agenda of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) autumn conference at The Address, Dubai Marina on 12th November. The opportunity for businesses in the region to engage in Iraq is reflected by the attendance of a number of high profile Iraqi Ministers: from Electricity, Transport, Oil, Construction and Housing, […]

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Shell, Vitol increase UAE storage for Iraqi Oil

By John Lee. Shell and oil trading house Vitol are reported to be stepping up their operations in the port of Fujairah to store Iraqi crude. Shell, an equity partner in Iraq's Majnoon oilfield, leased five large crude storage tanks at Fujairah port last year. Vitol has also started to store crude from Iraqi Kurdistan in […]

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IBBC appoints UAE Representative

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Samer Al-Omari as its UAE Representative. Working part-time from the Weir Group’s offices in Dubai, Samer will help promote IBBC to companies and organisations in the UAE; drive membership recruitment; and coordinate the planning of the IBBC Autumn Conference, which will be […]

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UAE Offers Mirage Fighters to Iraq

By John Lee. Defense News cites a source within the government of the United Arab Emirates as saying that the UAE may sell up to 10 Mirage 2000-9s fighter jets to the Iraqi Air Force in March. The decision comes following a visit by the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, to Abu Dhabi in December. […]

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PM al-Abadi meets Iraqi Businessmen in UAE

By John Lee. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi met a number of locally-resident Iraqi businessmen in Abu Dhabi earlier this week. He listened to the views, observations and suggestions delivered by the investors related to the laws and travel procedures that should be facilitated, in addition to the significance of providing a suitable environment for […]

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