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IBBC hosts over 100 Iraqi SME's in UK

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted over 50 Iraqi SME's from all areas of Iraq at the Institution of Civil Engineers for lunch on 16th May. Over 100 SME invitees are in the UK to visit the Intelligent Buildings exhibition at London's Excel. The SMEs come from various sectors, including automotive dealerships, to oil […]

Genel Energy appoints new Chief Financial Officer

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that Luke Clements (pictured) has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Luke, who was previously Interim Chief Financial Officer, has been responsible for a broad range of financial, commercial, and treasury related activities at the Company. Having joined the Company in 2011 to advise on […]

Iraqi Court Annuls Food Security Bill

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi court annuls food security bill There are rising concerns over food security in Iraq due to the war on Ukraine and the drought, but the agriculture and […]

AirSada Medevac: Keeping your People Safe in Iraq

Advertising Feature As every Oil & Gas executive knows, your people are your most valuable asset. Being a success means employing the best staff, and the best staff will always go where they are valued and looked after. That just one reason why AirSada's medevac services are essential to your operations in Iraq. Working in […]

Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar

Japan and UNOPS Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar Governorate With the continued support from the Government of Japan, UNOPS handed over Al Adel Primary Health Center in Anbar, along with other six primary health centers in Al Ramadi, which were rehabilitated under the "Restoration of Access to Urgent Primary Health Services in […]

UN Committee against Torture publishes Findings on Iraq

By John Lee The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) has published findings on Cuba, Iceland, Iraq, Kenya, Montenegro and Uruguay, the six State parties it reviewed during its latest session. With regard to Iraq, the CAT said: "The Committee was concerned about continued reports of torture or ill-treatment in detention facilities. It observed that the […]

Meet Top Iraqi Officials at IBBC Conference

Hear Iraq's principal ministers and financiers share their vision and policies for Energy, Finance and Educational sectors at IBBC's Mansion House conference on 24th May. Iraq is on the cusp of forming a new Government and is benefitting from high oil revenues and stability. The IBBC Spring conference is ideally timed for a potential new […]

Contracts being drafted for Iraq-Jordan Free Zone

By John Lee. Iraq and Jordan are to appoint a consultant to draw up terms of reference and other documentation for the new "economic city project" to be established along their joint border. Following a meeting of the Iraqi-Jordanian Company for Industry in Amman on Wednesday, which was attended by the Jordanian Minister of Industry, […]

OPEC increases Iraq's Oil Quota

By John Lee. OPEC has reportedly agreed to increase Iraq's oil production to 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in June. The state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA) quotes Iraq's representative to OPEC, Muhammad Saadoun, as saying that oil production will then increase by 50,000 bpd each month from July to September. He also predicted anĀ  […]

Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan […]

Dnata Invests $17m in Iraq

By John Lee. Dubai-based air and travel services provider dnata has announced significant expansion of its operations in Erbil. The company opened a new, advanced cool chain facility and a bus maintenance facility for its state-of-the-art bussing fleets at Erbil International Airport (EBL), which together represent a total investment of US$ 3.5 million. dnata has […]