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Ferry Service planned between Pakistan and Iraq

By John Lee. Pakistan and Iraq have reportedly agreed to start a ferry service between Basra and Karachi to facilitate Pakistani pilgrims vis­iting Iraq. According to The Nation, the agreement was reached during a meeting be­tween Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and Iraqi Ambassa­dor Hamid Abbas Lafta. Minister Sanaullah than­ked the Iraqi government for issuing visas […]

$18m New Projects started in Zakho

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundation stones on Tuesday for several projects budgeted at over 26 billion Dinars [$18 million] in the Zakho Autonomous Administration. The projects include the construction of several highways and schools, as well as the renovation of Zakho's old bazaar. Prime Minister Barzani stressed the importance of the […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 29th August 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD964 (+2.5%) / $845 (+2.9%) (weekly change) (+5.0% and +5.0% YTD change, respectively). The weekly trading volume was […]

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 […]