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Prosperity comes to Sunni Provinces in Iraq

From The Jerusalem Post. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Prosperity comes to Sunni provinces in Iraq Three major Sunni Muslim provinces in Iraq are witnessing great prosperity after their liberation from ISIS in 2017, with building projects underway. Click here to […]

Work Begins on Akkas Gas Pipeline

By John Lee. Work has begun on the project to extend the gas pipeline from the Akkas gas field to the Akkas power station, in the Qaim district of Anbar Governorate. The General Manager of the State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP), Shaker Mahmoud Khalaf, said the pipeline (pictured) will be 35 kilometers in length. […]

New Oil Finds reported in Iraq's Anbar Province

By John Lee. The Governor of Anbar, Ali Farhan (pictured), has reportedly announced new oil discoveries in the province. According to the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), the finds are in the Nukhaib and Tharthar areas. Farhan is quoted as saying that, "the local government in Anbar worked to prepare the atmosphere for oil exploration […]

Iraq Clamps Down on Oil Smugglers

By John Lee. As part of the national campaign to eliminate the smuggling of oil derivatives, five vehicles prepared for smuggling were seized and four people were arrested in Salah al-Din Governorate. Four large storage tanks were also seized at the smugglers' base. A further four premises were seized in raids in Nineveh, Anbar, Babil […]

Croatian firm wins $69m Power Plant Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. Croatia's Koncar Group has signed an agreement worth EUR 65 million ($69 million) with Iraq's Ministry of Electricity for the revitalization of Haditha hydroelectric power station. Under the agreement, the company will carry out what it describes as  "a partial revitalization of generation units, replace part of the MV and HV equipment, […]

Canada Increases Support to Iraq

Canada reaffirms its commitment to Iraq's stabilization with new CAD 10 million support The Government of Canada has pledged an additional CAD 10 million (approximately US$ 7.8 million) to support the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq as it works to accelerate stabilization efforts and boost sustainable livelihoods across western Anbar and Ninewa. Canada's […]

Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar

Japan and UNOPS Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar Governorate With the continued support from the Government of Japan, UNOPS handed over Al Adel Primary Health Center in Anbar, along with other six primary health centers in Al Ramadi, which were rehabilitated under the "Restoration of Access to Urgent Primary Health Services in […]