Belgium Increases Support for Stabilization in Iraq

Belgium increases its support to stabilization in Iraq with new EUR 1.5 million contribution The Government of Belgium has contributed an additional EUR 1.5 million (approximately US$ 1.49 million) to the Funding Facility for Stabilization. The critical funding will support stabilization efforts implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) across Iraq's five governorates: Anbar, […]

Mosul's only Pediatric Hospital Reopens

Taking care of the youngest: Mosul's only pediatric hospital, Ibn al-Atheer, and the University's Kindergarten reopen The newly rehabilitated Ibn al-Atheer Hospital was officially inaugurated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany, the Ministry of Health and the Ninewa Governorate. As the only pediatric hospital in Mosul, Ibn al-Atheer will […]

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 […]

France Renews Commitment to De-Mining in Iraq

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD 495,370) from the Government of France, which will support the Government of Iraq in its efforts to protect civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and […]

Belgium Provides Funding for De-Mining in Iraq

Belgium Provides an Additional EUR 1,000,000 for UNMAS Activities in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately USD 980K) from the Government of Belgium, which will support the Government of Iraq in protecting civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and enabling humanitarian […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 17th November 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD923 (+3.2%) / $805 (+1.9%) (weekly change) (+0.5% and 0.0% YTD change, respectively). The weekly trading volume was […]

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 […]

Iraqis "keen to Invest" in Bangladesh

By John Lee. Some Iraqi business people are reportedly interested in investing in Bangladesh's pharmaceutical and leather sectors. According to The Daily Star, this could be either through joint ventures or on their own. The comments follow a visit by a six-strong delegation from the Sulaymaniya Chamber of Commerce & Industry to the Dhaka Chamber […]

Kurdistan Innovation Institute (KII) launched

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has attended the launch ceremony of Kurdistan Innovation Institute (KII), designed to support innovators and researchers. The KII was founded at the initiative of Prime Minister Barzani, who continues to support Kurdistani youth in the pursuit of their hopes and ideas. "Today is a milestone in our collective growth; as […]

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 […]