Germany, IOM Strengthen Partnership for Evolving Humanitarian Response in Iraq During the ISIL conflict, an estimated six million Iraqis were displaced. Thousands of families have returned to their areas of origin since the end of the crisis, but unstable conditions in Iraq have caused a significant shift in the country's humanitarian situation. As country-wide camp […]
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By Massaab Al-Aloosy, 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. Entrenched corruption in Iraq's health system is costing people their lives. Click here to read the full article.
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. Iraq's Kurdistan Region detects first case of Delta Variant Several Middle Eastern governments have instituted measures aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19 variants recently. Click here to read the full […]
By John Lee. Authorities in Iraq are facing accusations of negligence following the fire at the al-Hussein coronavirus hospital in Nassiriyah on Monday. Estimates of the death toll range from 60 to over 100, with more than 100 people injured. The fire is believed to have started when sparks from faulty wiring caused an oxygen […]
From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. People in a small town in southern Iraq say pollution from oil production is killing them. Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Bahla village:
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. Rise in Iraqi cancer cases may be linked to wars, environment The causes of the spike may be linked to Iraq's wars or environmental pollution, but the evidence […]
In accordance with the global response against COVID-19 and the cautious lifting of restrictions, the Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry of Health has updated official guidelines for travel to the Kurdistan Region. Taking into consideration the public interest and the government's ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, travelers entering the Kurdistan Region by land […]
Addressing needs of Iraq's most vulnerable critical for inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19, new UNDP reports say Recovery strategies targeting Iraq's vulnerable populations - including women, youth and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) - must be prioritized to ensure inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Iraq, according to two new complementary reports released today […]
From Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra). Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. In this conversation with Liz McRae, Hussein Al-alak hears about the efforts which the Iraqi Children Foundation have been undertaking, during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. Liz McRae is the Executive Director of the Iraqi Children Foundation. Can you tell us about […]
From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Inadequate Plans for Camp Closures Recent camp closures have stripped thousands of displaced people of essential services during the Covid-19 pandemic, with inadequate government plans for their return home, Human Rights […]
Dr. Rafid Aziz Joins Board of Directors of Iraqi Children Foundation The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Rafid Aziz (pictured), President of the United Iraqi Medical Association in the United Kingdom, to join the ICF Board of Directors. Grant Felgenhauer, ICF Board Chairman, said: "ICF has pledged in […]
By John Lee. The Saudi embassy has announced that King Salman bin Abdulaziz will fund the rehabilitation of Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital in Baghdad, as a gift to the Iraqi people. A fire at the hospital last month killed at least 82 people, and left more than 100 injured. Saudi Arabia will also take critically ill […]