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Why you should come to IBBC Conference: Opportunity in Adversity

Why you should come to the IBBC Conference in Dubai, entitled 'Opportunity in Adversity' On 19th November the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is holding its Autumn conference in person at the Address hotel Dubai Marina. Some would say it's a brave decision, considering COVID, but others are keen to take up the challenge and […]

Iraq's Dire Fiscal Crisis

By Kirk H. Sowell, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Dire Fiscal Crisis Iraq's Prime Minister inherited a series of fiscal crises. As his interim government struggles to advert a complete economic collapse, […]

Barzani visits Europe seeking Trade and Investment

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday headed to Europe to meet with senior European officials to discuss the benefits of increased trade with the Kurdistan Region and to strengthen diplomatic ties. The Prime Minister will lead a government delegation visiting several European countries as part of the Kurdistan Regional Government's roadmap to diversify its […]

Anbar getting back on its feet, eyeing Autonomy

By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's western Anbar province getting back on its feet, eyeing autonomy Iraq's Sunni-majority Anbar province has in recent months completed a number of infrastructure works in the hope of […]

Egypt and Iraq sign 15 New Agreements

By John Lee. Egypt and Iraq have signed 15 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between the two countries. They signed the agreements in Baghdad in the presence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and his Egyptian counterpart Mustafa Madbouly who co-chair the Egyptian-Iraqi Higher Committee. The areas covered included health, drugs, maritime logistics, […]

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New System boosts Ease of Doing Business in Iraq

A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19. Opening a business in Baghdad has never been easier. All that is needed is one dream, one form and one payment to complete the administrative side of establishing operations. Budding entrepreneurs can reserve a name, register, and […]

Why IBBC Autumn Conf will be Different and Full of Promise

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Why IBBC Autumn conference will be different and full of promise: Opportunity in Adversity To be honest, the idea of holding a conference in the year of COVID, might look fool hardy, but sometimes you have to face down challenges and move forward, just like the Government of […]

New Private Jet Service from Basra Airport

AIRSADA, the private jet charter company based in Istanbul, has announced new direct flights from Basra International Airport. Flying directly to airports around the world, including cities such as London, Paris, Milan, Moscow, and Quanzhou, the new service promises to help make private jet travel more accessible for Iraqi and international clients. Commenting on the […]

UN Project to Preserve Iraq's Marshlands

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. UN project hopes to preserve Iraq's marshlands The Italian-based humanitarian organization Un Ponte Per (UPP) on July 15 launched an ambitious two-year project in southern Iraq, funded by the […]

Ex-Ninevah Governor Arrested on Corruption Charge

By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ex-Ninevah governor arrested as Iraqi government reins in corruption Iraq's anti-corruption commission announced last week that it had arrested the former governor of Nineveh province, Nawfel Akoub, who was […]