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Iraq's PM makes first Foreign Trip to Jordan

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's prime minister makes first foreign trip to Jordan Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani met with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Click […]

Iraqi PM tries to assure Skeptics of Anti-Corruption Initiative

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi PM tries to assure skeptics of anti-corruption initiative The new Iraqi prime minister says there will be no tolerance for human rights abuses in battling corruption. Click here […]

Four Ideas to Improve the Business Climate in Iraq

Two business people with considerable experience in Iraq have shared their thoughts on how the Iraqi government could help to improve the climate for business in the country. Responding to a question from Iraq Business News (IBN) at the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)'s Tech Forum in Dubai earlier today, Laura Khudairi, of Iraq Venture […]

Iraq: A New Opportunity to Reform

From the World Bank: Iraq Economic Monitor, Fall 2022: A New Opportunity to Reform The World Bank's new Iraq Economic Monitor, A New Opportunity to Reform finds that high oil prices have boded well for Iraq's economy pushing fiscal and external balance into double digit surpluses. After growing by 2.8 percent in 2021, GDP growth […]

Profile: Iraqi Prime Minister al-Sudani

By May Kadow and Erik Yavorsky 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. Who Is Mohammed Shia al-Sudani? A closer look at the new prime minister's political career, past affiliations, and key cabinet picks as […]

Iraqi PM Doubles Down on Oil Deals with China and Russia

By Simon Watkins for the OilPrice.com. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's New Prime Minister Doubles Down On Oil & Gas Deals With China And Russia It is possible that U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, believed for a moment that […]

Prominent Role for Kurdistan in Global Gas Markets

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, 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. Kurdistan positioned in prominent role in global gas markets A new report, The Kurdistan Region of Iraq's Gas-Export Potential: Deja Vu All Over Again, authored by Atlantic Council […]

Video: IBBC hosts Successful Tech Forum in Dubai

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has hosted a very successful Tech Forum as part of its Autumn Conference in Dubai. The session was chaired by Ashley Goodall, and speakers included: Padraig O'Hannelly, Iraq Business News (IBN); Laura Khudairi, Iraq Venture Partners (IVP); Hossam Darra, SAP; Shamal Mohammed, Silal; Muhammed Canbaloglu, Stirling Education; Ben Muziek, […]

Officials Dismissed following second Fire at Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani has dismissed several senior officials following a second fire this week at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). Losing their positions were the Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), the Director of Baghdad International Airport, and the Director of Airport Security. The announcement came after a […]

New Iraqi PM encourages Private Sector

By John Lee. The Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, met on Sunday with a number of businessmen, investors and entrepreneurs in the private sector. During the meeting, they discussed the national economic situation, the prospects for the work of the private sector and its contribution to expanding job opportunities and development, and important obstacles […]