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Ahli raises Stake in Commercial Bank of Iraq

By John Lee. Bahrain’s largest lender has increased its stake in the Commercial Bank of Iraq, according to Gulf News. In a stock exchange statement, Ahli United Bank (AUB) said it had bought an additional 25 billion shares -- equivalent to 10 percent of the shares -- bringing its holding to 64.71 percent. (Source: GulfNews)

Zain Iraq Secures $400m Debt Facility

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is supporting economic growth and expanded access to telecommunications services in Iraq through a landmark $400 million, seven-year debt facility for Zain Iraq, the country’s largest mobile phone operator. Zain Iraq is a subsidiary of Kuwait-based telecommunications operator Zain Group, a longtime IFC partner. Zain is the […]