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Fun and Games Again in Ramadi

AKnews reports that the amusement park in Anbar province’s capital city, Ramadi, has re-opened after a seven-year break. The park was opened in 1993 and attracted people from all over Anbar province, but closed in the aftermath of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. It was reportedly a stronghold for insurgents in the past few years […]

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Anbar to Upgrade its Border Crossings

Anbar Council has launched a project to upgrade its three border crossings, with the intention of raising additional revenue, the head of the council’s investment committee said on Tuesday. The three border crossings are: Arar (on border with Saudi Arabia); Tarbiel [Tirbil] (on border with Jordan); and al-Tanf (on border with Syria). The project will […]

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Zain Warned to Improve Service

The Chairman of Anbar provincial council has warned the Zain mobile phone company following complaints from the public about the deterioration in their services. Dr. Jassim al-Halbusi told AKnews that the council had issued Zain with an ultimatum to improve their telecommunications services within a month or face closure in the province. One mobile phone […]

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Anbar Province to Hold First Investment Conference

Al Anbar Province announced that it is ready to hold its first investment conference with the participation of numerous international companies, according to Al SumariaTV. The province said that it formed a committee to prepare the program for the conference. Meanwhile, the Province Council said that the conference is one of the solutions suggested by […]

Karbala-Anbar Railroad Hits Snag

There are obstacles that curb the execution of the Karbala-Anbar railroad, a member of the Karbala Provincial Council said on Monday. “The railroad passes through an archeological site between the two provinces,” Hussein Shadahan told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He added that the Iraqi Transportation Ministry originally approved the project around four months ago. (Source: […]

Jordanians Launch Internet Network in Anbar

Anbar’s Investment Committee signed a memorandum of understanding with a Jordanian firm to launch an internet network in the province. “The system will link state-run institutions in Anbar to each other,” a source from the committee told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Saturday. He explained that the people of Anbar will be allowed access to […]