UNDP publishes Iraqi Cook Book

United Through Food A country of diversity and culture, Iraq is home to many ethnic groups and religions. Home-cooked food is a one of life's staples that brings people together, and in Iraq, recipes are shared and passed down through generations. United Through Food is a comprehensive book delving into the history and food culture of […]

WHO provides Medical Supplies for recent Cholera Outbreak

WHO Provides Sulaymaniyah with urgent medical supplies to prepare for and respond to the recent Cholera outbreak The World Health Organization (WHO) dispatched an urgent consignment of medicines and medical supplies to Sulaymaniyah governorate in the (KR-I) to support the Regional Ministry of Health in KR-I step up its response to the sudden cholera outbreak […]

FAO Iraq Strengthening Veterinary Services

FAO Iraq strengthening veterinary services capacities on responding to animal heath emergencies The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq, in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) is hosting a four-day Training for Trainers (ToT), as part of the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) funded project, Improving Delivery […]

Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq

Starting in October 2019, a powerful wave of protests in Iraq signified a rallying cry for change from Iraqis. Reimagining the Social Contract in Iraq is part of a process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This policy paper investigates how […]

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: Twitter Analysis

The Social Contract in Iraq Through Social Media: A Twitter Analysis The Social Contract in Iraq through Social Media is part of the process launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq in partnership with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This paper captures the diverse perceptions of all groups and communities […]

From Parliament to Street: Iraq's Emerging Politics of Domination

By Hamzeh Hadad, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. From parliament to street: Iraq's emerging politics of domination Much of Iraq's post-war history has been a question of survival of the state. Now, […]

Al-Sadr loses a battle against Iran

By Dr Andrew L. Peek, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The immutable Muqtada al-Sadr loses a battle against Iran The June 12 decision by Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to renounce his electoral victory and collapse […]

Iraq Economic Review: Iraq's Industrial Sector, Green Building, Ukraine War

By Basima Abdulrahman, Rania Baker and Ahmed Tabaqchali, for the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq Economic Review: Iraq's Industrial Sector | Green Building | Ukraine […]

GKP Shares lower following update

Ahead of Friday's 2022 Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP), provided an operational and corporate update. Shares in the company closed down 4.4 percent. Jon Harris, Gulf Keystone's Chief Executive Officer, said: "Following a year of strong operational and financial performance in 2021, our leverage to the oil price, low-cost production base and […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 23rd June 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD970 (-1.1%) / $847 (-1.3%) (weekly change) (+5.7% and +5.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

PM Candidate meets UK Officials

On the 20th June, Sheikh Mohammed Alkhouzai, Iraqi Prime Ministerial candidate, attended meetings in London to discuss the current social pressures and political issues in Iraq. Sheikh Mohammed met with the Hon Matthew Offord MP, the Chairman of the United Kingdom Parliament's All Party Parliamentary Group on the Republic of Iraq at the Palace of […]

BGC Exports first Semi-Refrigerated LPG Shipment

By John Lee. Basrah Gas Company (BGC) has exported its first semi-refrigerated liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipment from Umm Qasr jetty. The General Manager of BGC, Malcolm Mays, said the export of the first shipment of semi-refrigerated liquid gas is a great and historical achievement for Basra Gas Company, noting that this came as a […]