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Will Iraq take Iran to The Hague over Water?

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi ministry proposes taking Iran to The Hague over water Iraq's water ministry has reportedly suggested that Baghdad files a case against Iran with the International Court of Justice in order to guarantee its […]

Housing, Land and Property Rights in Iraq

Housing, Land and Property Rights in Iraq - An Assessment of Progress Towards Durable Solutions in Line with the Pinheiro Principles Since the 1960s, housing, land and property (HLP) challenges faced by the people of Iraq have varied throughout different waves of conflict and displacements. These problems worsened during the period of conflict with the […]

Explaining Iraq's Election Results

By Dr Renad Mansour and Dr Victoria Stewart-Jolley, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Explaining Iraq's election results Although the election results appear to show a shift in political support, there is a clear disparity between the popular vote […]

Sunnis back Party of Iraq's Youngest-ever Speaker

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. Sunnis back party of Iraq's youngest-ever parliamentary speaker The large backing by the Sunni community for the current parliamentary speaker's party despite a tradition of voting along tribal lines […]

Discordance in the Iran Threat Network in Iraq

By Michael Knights, Crispin Smith and Hamdi Malik 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. Discordance in the Iran Threat Network in Iraq: Militia Competition and Rivalry Hardline groups are struggling to satisfy demands for […]

Changing Iraq's Patriarchal Citizenship Laws stirs Controversy

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Campaign to change Iraq's patriarchal citizenship laws stirs controversy Global citizenship policies usually fall into two categories: Birthright citizenship (jus soli) is more common in the New World, granting nationality to anyone born […]

Iraq Election: Low Turnout, High Drama

By Harith Hasan, for Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Low Turnout, High Drama Iraq's parliamentary elections show a shift in the balance of power in favor of Moqtada al-Sadr and Nouri al-Maliki. Click here to read […]

The Biggest Loser of Iraq's Election Could Be Iran

By Mina Al-Oraibi, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Biggest Loser of Iraq's Election Could Be Iran Pro-Iran parties lost support, say they'll reject the results, and are threatening violence. Click here to read the full story […]

Deep Data: What Iraqi Election Results say ...

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Deep Data: What the election results say about political contestation in Iraq The voting tallies for Iraq's 2021 parliamentary elections have yet to be finalized, but preliminary results released by the Independent High […]

Iraq's Election "shows a Society Fraying at the Edges"

By Ben van der Merwe, for The New Statesman. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's election shows a society fraying at the edges Turnout hit a record low as opinion polls suggest many Iraqis have lost trust in government, religious […]