Tag Archives | Babil

HRW: Investigating a Massacre, Iraq Should Address Root Causes

From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Investigating a Massacre, Iraq Should Address Root Causes On December 31, Iraqi security forces killed 20 people from a single family in a raid on a home in Jableh district in […]

UNDP and JICA partner for Socio-Economic Development in Iraq

UNDP Iraq and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support acceleration of the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. The projects are implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance from JICA with the aim of improving the economic recovery and living conditions […]

Investment Opportunity in Babil

Luna park and a multi-store  Parking Garage / Babil province According to investment law no. 13 for the year 2006 as amended and its regulations, Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) is pleased to announce the investment opportunity of constructing a Luna park and a multi-store  Parking Garage on the land lot numbered 2/400 m 8 […]

Investment Opportunities: 7 Solar Energy Projects

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has published details of a new round of solar energy projects: The Ministry of Electricity is please to invite local, regional and international Independent Power Producers (IPP) to submit Expressions of interest (EOI) to embark into a proposed reverse auctioning round for SEVEN (7) Green field solar […]

Investment Opportunities: Imam Sadiq Hospital and Najaf Hospital

The Ministry of Health/Environment and the National Investment Commission (NIC) in coordination with Babil Governorate and Najaf Governorate are pleased to announce the investment opportunity of {Operating, managing and sustaining} of Imam Sadiq Hospital in Babil  and Najaf Hospital in Najaf according to investment law no. (13) for the year 2006, as amended. Investors, companies […]

NIC announces Investment Opportunities

The Ministry of Transport in cooperation with the National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced investment opportunities for commercial, industrial and agricultural purposes according to the location of each lot of land. Investors willing to invest lands referred to are required to send their applications to the Ministry of transport/ Investment Dept. Or to NIC: [email protected] Or […]

Investment Opportunity in Iraq's Industrial Sector

The Iraqi Cement Company in coordination with the National Investment Commission (NIC) are pleased to announce the investment opportunities for : Fallujah White Cement Plant Babil Cement Plant The Lime Plant in the Holy City of Karbala We invite specialized Iraqi, Arab and International companies, investors and financers to participate in these investment opportunities to […]

Iraq becomes Largest Middle-East Sugar Importer

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly overtaken the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to become the largest raw sugar importer in the Middle East. GulfNews quotes an analyst at Platts Kingsman as saying that Iraq imported 210,000 metric tons of raw sugar in the first quarter, compared with 156,600 tons imported by the UAE. Iraq’s only […]

Unemployed Iraqis join in Looting of Antiquities

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is a great mine of antiquities, with around 13,000 historical and archaeological sites. But today, they lack protection in the absence of law and the deteriorating security conditions in the […]

Salt Industry Evaporating in Iraq

By Wassim Bassem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ali al-Jubouri, a farmer from the Babil countryside, patiently waits every year for the rainwater to evaporate from local natural salt lakes. He and his family then collect the salt left behind to sell […]

Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road

By Wassim Bassem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Once-lively Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road In an interview with Al-Monitor, 85-year-old Hussein Khazraji described how he used to cross the distance between his hometown, Najaf, and Karbala on foot in the […]