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Why Christians Oppose Own Autonomous Region

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Why Iraqi Christians are against the establishment of their own autonomous region The secretary-general of the Assyrian Democratic Movement and member of the Iraqi parliament, Yonadam Kanna (pictured), spoke to Al-Monitor about […]

Former Minister Jailed for Corruption

By John Lee. A Baghdad court has sentenced former environment minister Sargon Lazar Slewa [Sargon Lazon Sliwah, Karkis Sleiwa] (pictured) to two years in prison on charges of corruption. A judicial spokesman told Reuters that Slewa, a Assyrian Christian who served in former premier Nuri al-Maliki's government, was taken into custody following the ruling and fined […]