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Iraqi Govt needs more Female Voices to Fight the Pandemic

By Hanar Marouf, 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. Iraq's government needs more female voices to fight the pandemic Iraq is in a precarious condition. It has faced major challenges on multiple fronts, including political instability, a […]

US announces $204m Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

On Wednesday in Washington, the United States announced nearly $204 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the region, and to generous communities hosting them. This funding includes nearly $133 million from the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and more than $71 million from USAID's Bureau […]

Iraq again breaks daily COVID-19 record

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq again breaks daily COVID-19 record Iraq broke its record for daily confirmed COVID-19 cases again on Friday. There were 4,013 new cases on Aug. 14. The highest numbers were […]

US continues to Support UNHCR in Iraq

United States of America continues its support to UNHCR critical work in Iraq UNHCR welcomes the new contribution of USD 41.8 Million from the United States of America that aims at supporting the response for Internally Displaced Iraqis, the 2020/2021 Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, refugees and asylum seekers as well as the response […]

Addressing Iraq's Fragility crucial to Recovery from COVID

Addressing Iraq's fragility crucial to recovery from COVID-19 pandemic Failure to address Iraq's multi-faceted fragility could lead to an increase in extreme poverty across the country, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. Impact of the Oil Crisis and Covid-19 on Iraq's Fragility explores the major […]

Iraqi Govt Extends Curfew

By John Lee. The Iraqi Government has said that it will extends the partial, nationwide curfew until 15th August, with a total curfew on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The move is an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). (Source: Govt of Iraq)

Iraqi Doctors under Siege as they battle COVID-19

By Azhar Al-Ruabie for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi doctors under siege as they battle surge in COVID-19 cases Doctors complain that they have been suffering violence and abuse from some families who blame medical personnel for […]

Iraqis face Record-Breaking Heat, Electricity Cuts

By Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis face record-breaking heat, electricity cuts Iraqis are contending with record-breaking temperatures and a poorly functioning electricity system as a heat wave sweeps across the country. On Tuesday, the Iraqi capital, […]

Govt imposes Total Curfew during Eid Al-Adha

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Sunday chaired a meeting of the Higher Committee for Health and National Safety. At the start of the meeting, the Prime Minister thanked Iraqi health workers and paid tribute to their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, and for treating and looking after those affected by Covid-19. In his remarks, the […]

Canada Commits Funds to tackle Pandemic in Iraq

Protecting communities from COVID-19: Canada commits funds to tackle growing pandemic in Iraq The Government of Canada has contributed US$1.85 million (CAD 2.5 million) to support the Government of Iraq's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. The funds will be directed toward two critical areas […]