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Iraq issues Arrest Warrant for Donald Trump

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. Iraqi judge issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over Soleimani killing The charge of premeditated murder carries a death sentence under Iraqi law but is not likely to be enforced. Click […]

UAE Firm to supply Drones to UNMAS Iraq

By John Lee. UAE-based Intertech FZC has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the supply of drones for UNMAS Iraq The contract is valued at $39,200. (Source: UNGM)

US Firm wins $15.7m Iraq Training Deal

By John Lee. Spartan Air Academy Iraq LLC, Irving, Texas, has been awarded a $15,684,449 firm-fixed-price modification (P00006) to contract FA8617-20-C-6232 for the Iraq T-6A contractor logistics support and training maintenance program. The modification provides for the exercise of an option to extend the term of the contract for the continued services needed in order […]

RSF Condemns Arrests of Journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan

Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a wave of press freedom violations in northern Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region, where at least 10 journalists have been arrested while covering peaceful protests during the past week, one has been placed in pre-trial detention and a regional TV channel, […]

"Shadow Pandemic" of Domestic Violence across Iraq

By John Lee. As reports of gender-based violence (GBV) rise across Iraq, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) warns that a shadow pandemic is spreading across the country and is calling for support to women and girls to be rapidly scaled-up. More here. (Source: IRC)

Alliant continues support to Iraqi Air Force's Cessna Fleet

By John Lee. Northrop Grumman, doing business as Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $15,152,856 firm-fixed-price modification (P00061) to contract FA8106-16-C-0004 for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force's Cessna 208 and 172 fleet. Work will be performed in Balad Airbase, Iraq, and is expected to be completed June 30, […]

General Dynamics awarded Iraq Defense Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $15,509,730 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for contractor logistics support services for M1A1SA Abrams tanks and M88A1/A2 recovery vehicles in Iraq. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Camp Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2022. […]

Despite PM's Promises, Disappearances Continue in Iraq

By Belkis Wille, for Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Despite Prime Minister's Promises, Disappearances Continue in Iraq Since I started covering Iraq for Human Rights Watch in 2016, enforced disappearances have been one of my main areas […]

Egypt, Iraq deepen Defense Ties

By George Mikhail for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Egypt, Iraq deepen Defense Ties Egypt and Iraq are expanding defense industry ties in a sign of deepening engagement among Cairo, Baghdad and Amman. Click here to read the […]

Armed Groups target Liquor Shops in Iraq

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. Armed groups target liquor shops in Iraq Shops selling alcoholic beverages in Baghdad are constantly targeted. Some Iraqis see this as part of the war on their personal freedoms. […]

Iraq, Turkey agree to Cooperate on Trade

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on counterterrorism, trade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi committed to enhanced cooperation on terrorism, trade and energy, although […]

New Agreement to help Combat Corruption in Iraq

Transparency, accountability, integrity: New agreement to help combat corruption in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Iraqi Prime Minister's Office have reaffirmed their partnership and commitment to preventing and combating corruption in Iraq by signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to promote transparency, accountability and integrity in the public and […]