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Cabinet commits resources to Dhi Qar province

The Iraqi Cabinet held an extraordinary meeting in the city Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province on Monday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. At the start of the meeting, the Prime Minister said that the people of Dhi Qar had sacrificed much for Iraq, but they have suffered from the consequences of past marginalisation. […]

Fixing Iraq's Power Sector

By Luay al-Khatteeb for The Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's long-running electricity dilemma is now a daily source of public misery. The struggle of the power generation and distribution system to keep up with relentless demand […]

GE Wins $1.2bn Iraq Electricity Contracts

From GE: With growing demand for electricity, especially to meet the requirements during peak summer, the Government of Iraq is accelerating its focus on strengthening the nation's power infrastructure through two new agreements signed with GE. A long-term partner committed to meeting the future electricity needs of the nation, GE signed the agreements, valued at […]

US announces $204m Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

On Wednesday in Washington, the United States announced nearly $204 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the region, and to generous communities hosting them. This funding includes nearly $133 million from the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and more than $71 million from USAID's Bureau […]

Debris-Recycling to bolster return of Displaced in Iraq

Debris-recycling initiative seeks to bolster return of displaced in Iraq, amidst growing risks of COVID-19 outbreak With support from the Government of Japan, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is joining forces with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to launch an innovative debris-recycling project that will help displaced persons in Kirkuk Governorate, northern Iraq, return […]

Same Old Politics Will Not Solve Iraq Water Crisis

By Dr Renad Mansour and Glada Lahn, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Same Old Politics Will Not Solve Iraq Water Crisis Addressing Iraq's water crisis should be a priority for any incoming prime […]

UNICEF, Korea to provide Water and Sanitation in Iraq

UNICEF partners with the Republic of Korea to provide water and sanitation services for the most vulnerable children in Iraq Approximately 3 million children and young people across Iraq need humanitarian support as they try to recover from years of conflict and violence. The Republic of Korea has partnered with UNICEF and contributed US$1 million […]

Internet of Things (IoT) to Monitor Reservoirs in Iraq

Kerlink, a French-based specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the success of a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) pilot program for reservoir monitoring in Uganda and Iraq, which incorporates Kerlink’s LoRaWAN gateway technology. The effectiveness of the sensor-to-cloud monitoring programs in remote locations is resulting in near-term […]