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KRG Approves Reforms to Kurdistan Tax System

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani chaired a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday to discuss implementing best practice for the taxation system of the Kurdistan Region. The ministers reviewed an internal pilot project tasked with developing a new legal and auditing framework. The framework updates current auditing practices and […]

New Factory Creates Jobs for Women in Halabja

By John Lee. A recently established tote bag factory has reportedly created jobs for 25 women in the Kurdistan Region’s Halabja. According to Rudaw, the initiative aims to promote alternatives to plastic, and is part of the “Green City Halabja” campaign, run by the NWE NGO and partially funded by the German Consulate and WADI […]

KRG discusses Reform, Public-Private Partnerships

KRG cabinet discusses reform agenda and public-private partnerships KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the cabinet to discuss the Kurdistan Regional Government’s ambitious reform agenda and the implementation of public-private partnerships. Prime Minister Barzani welcomed the cabinet’s support for the government’s reforms, which will […]

Senate Armed Services Chair endorses Iraq Sanctions

By Bryant Harris for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Senate Armed Services Chairman Inhofe endorses Iraq sanctions The Donald Trump administration is doubling down on its Iraq pressure campaign, threatening to impose devastating sanctions on the fragile country […]

Start-Up Competition in Baghdad

By John Lee. Forty-five start-ups have presented their projects to a jury at a competition in Baghdad. They were selected from an initial list of 250 applicants, with a final 20 being chosen to participate in the Orange Corners incubation programme. Orange Corners Baghdad is an initiative of the Dutch Embassy in Baghdad, and is […]

Investment Opportunity: Missan Paper Mill

The State Company for Petrochemical Industries has announces to all manufacturers and producers companies registered inside & outside of Iraq and all investor s to participate in below project according to the technical specification and commercial conditions which could be obtained from our company at Basra Khor Al-Zubair against non-refundable amount of (2,000,000) Iraqi diners […]

Abacus Cambridge Partners, Deep Engineering announce Iraq Partnership

Headquartered in the UK, Abacus Cambridge Partners, a leading consulting, technology, and outsourcing company, has announced a strategic partnership with Deep Engineering, a premier engineering company and a subsidiary of Joto Leading Group, to expand its presence in Northern Iraq by offering digital transformation solutions to the private and public sectors. Technology plays an increasingly […]

IBBC Promotes Young Iraqi Entrepreneurs

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is partnering with Innovest as a Bronze-level eco-system partner for the Ruwwad Al Iraq Platform for young Iraqi Entrepreneurs in 2020. Ruwwad Al Iraq [“Iraqpreneurs”] is a leading empowerment competition platform by INNOVEST Middle East that embraces young entrepreneurs around Iraq and helps them to start or scale up […]

Video: Trump Threatens Iraq with Sanctions

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. US President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric with Iran and Iraq late on Sunday, warning of a “major retaliation” if Iran strikes back to avenge the US assassination of one of its […]

Sandoog Strengthens Advisory Board

By John Lee. Iraqi last-mile delivery service Sandoog has announced that Ahmed Al Shagra (pictured) has joined its advisory board. Co-Founder Mustafa Al Obaidi informed Iraq Business News: “Ahmed brings a wealth of experience in building successful startups (currently ‘Intajy’) as well as being an advisor and mentor with key, regional ecosystem institutions.“ (Source: Sandoog)