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Iraqi Kurdistan to launch "Special Economic Zones"

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan to launch SEZs for imports substitution Minister Muhammad Shukri discusses the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) plans to set up 16 zones for life beyond oil. The full article can be viewed […]

Night Bird Construction: A fresh new approach to the Iraqi construction industry

Advertising Feature Night Bird Construction (NBC) is a fast paced and highly organized Iraqi construction company created through the excellence of its team. NBC's Senior Construction Managers, Engineers and team of highly skilled industry professionals have achieved great success in construction projects across the globe; especially in IRAQ! Some Examples of Prime Construction Projects Completed […]

Germany gives additional €1.7m to Investigate ISIL Economic Crimes

Germany Supports UNITAD with Additional €1,700,000 for Investigating ISIL Financial Structure and Economic Crimes Germany has once more renewed its generous support and contributions to the work of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD), with a new funding cycle of €1,700,000. Through this support, UNITAD will be […]

Clashes rock Green Zone as Parliament re-elects Speaker

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Clashes rock Baghdad's Green Zone as Iraqi parliament re-elects speaker Iraqi parliament re-elected Mohammed al-Halbusi as parliament speaker amid protests and rockets in the Green Zone. Click here to read the […]

Iraq's Constitutional Moment?

By Safwan Al-Amin and Bilal Wahab for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Constitutional Moment? Although the country currently lacks the unity and rule of law needed to safely pursue a process as fraught […]

AMAR builds new Women's Hospital in Basra

With the help of generous donors, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation has constructed and partly equipped a brand new charitable Paediatric / Maternity / Womens Hospital in Basra. The hospital will serve over 100,000 living in Shatt Al-Arab, an area near Basra under-served by existing medical services. There are more than 22,000 women in the […]

Asiacell to sell Mobile Phone Transmission Towers

By John Lee. Qatari mobile telecoms group Ooredoo is planning to sell its portfolio of transmission towers, which includes those owned by its Iraqi subsidiary Asiacell. Media sources suggest that this will be done on a sale-and-leaseback basis, and that the portfolio may be split by country. According to Reuters, Morgan Stanley is advising on […]

Petrel calls for Reform of Iraqi Oil Contracts

By John Lee. Petrel Resources has said that Iraq's Ministry of Oil should negotiate Production Sharing Agreements to replace the existing service contracts, as, "this would better align the interests of the parties, and create more wealth, value-added in downstream industries like refined products and petrochemicals, infrastructure and employment for Iraq." In its unaudited interim […]