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Boosting Iraq's Tech Start-Ups

IBBC Tech Forum hosts investor panel on ' What Iraq can do to boost its Tech Start up Economy' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held a well-attended panel discussion on Iraq tech start up economy, with leading investors and practitioners, including : Mohammed Khudairi, partner of Khudairi Group and Co-Founder of Iraq tech […]

IBBC joins World Free Zones (FZO) as Observer Partner

IBBC joins World Free Zones (FZO) as observer partner The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to announce a new partnership as observers with FZO, the international association of World Free Zones. World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) is the strongest, most active free-zone organization in the world. IBBC and its members can access […]

Iraq Considers Reopening Cement Plants

The Higher Committee for Health and National Safety held a meeting in Baghdad on Monday via video conferencing under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi. The Committee reviewed and evaluated current measures to combat Covid-19 and received briefings from the Ministry of Health, specialists and officials from relevant ministries. The Prime Minister commended the […]

IBBC contributes to World Bank Iraq Report

IBBC contributes to World Bank launch and assessment on Iraq Economic Monitor Iraq Economic Monitor - Spring 2020 - Navigating the Perfect Storm. The World Bank has released its latest report on Iraq entitled "Navigating the Perfect Storm" with a special focus on "Laying the Foundations for a New Economy in Iraq: Digital Transformation". See […]

Know your Attorney!

Advertising Feature By Racha Haydar, Founding Partner, Rights and Honors. "It's a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness," Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Thriving on challenges, my journey initially started in Lebanon in 2013, with a big dream and a big vision at heart, soon my services extended to challenging business environments across the […]

US Treasury Dept Designates Iraqi National

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated dual Iranian and Iraqi national Amir Dianat, a longtime associate of senior officials of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). Dianat, who is also known as Ameer Abdulazeez Jaafar Almthaje, is involved in IRGC-QF efforts to generate revenue and smuggle […]

Start-Ups in Iraq in the Post-Corona Age

Investment Horizons for Startups in the Post-Corona Age in Iraq and the MENA Region. Join us for a special online session on Tuesday 5th of May at 10 PM with KAPITA's Fund Manager Ali Al Suhail Sign up for the session in the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZmz3QKLGFpfUSY4TMhcUVQkqDa7394LMqRvXnmrbyvto1pw/viewform (Source: Kapita)

Coronavirus: Iraq Seeks More Aid From the US

By John Lee. Iraq is reportedly seeking financial assistance from the United States to help it deal with the coronavirus pandemic and collapsing oil revenues. Bloomberg quotes Health Minister-designate Jaafar Allawi as saying: "We have been promised by the United States government as part of this strategy between Iraq and United States to help us […]

Japan gives more Development Support to Iraq

The Government of Japan is supporting the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq's continued efforts to leverage the security-development nexus in Iraq, providing IOM with a further USD 3.63 million in funding for 2020-21. Iraq is grappling with the cumulative effects of past conflicts on its development, which has left the country vulnerable to […]