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Iraq reported to have closed Belarusian Consulates

By John Lee. Iraq's Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reportedly ordered the closure of the honorary consulates of Belarus in Baghdad and Erbil. According to Rojnews, the decision was made due to the ease with which Iraqis were being granted visas to travel to Belarus, and the continuing refugee crisis on that country's border […]

The Station Has an Academy Now!

By Sarah Dhafir, for The Station. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For three years now, The Station has been working in the field of training, providing multiple specialties for Iraqi youth and Startups. After 3 years of building up, The Station […]

Menzies expands MASIL JV at Baghdad Airport

Menzies Aviation expands MASIL joint venture with launch of passenger services at Baghdad International Airport Menzies Aviation has announced that it has expanded its joint venture with Iraqi Airways ("MASIL") to offer passenger services at Baghdad International Airport. MASIL has now assumed operational control of passenger service activities in the Nineveh terminal at Iraq's largest […]

Supporting Small Businesses in Baghdad, Ninewa and Kirkuk

IOM, KOICA Partner to Support Local Economic Recovery in Baghdad, Ninewa and Kirkuk Decades of conflict in Iraq coupled with the COVID-19 outbreak have severely affected human capital, intensified poverty, and undermined individuals' ability to find decent and sustainable jobs. The consequences of conflicts are especially severe for vulnerable returnees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and […]

Iraq plans New City next to Capital

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq plans new city next to capital In order to find solutions to the chaos in Baghdad due to overpopulation, the Iraqi government plans to launch a new city […]

Investment: Iraqi Cabinet Approves New City near Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. At their regular Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Iraq's Council of Ministers approved the establishment of a new city around Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The new city will be called Rafael, and it will cover 10,600 acres. The cabinet added that, "it will be available for investment opportunities, provided that the land owners […]

Increased Capacity at Dora Refinery

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil has opened two plants for improving gasoline and hydrogen production at the Al-Dora refinery in Baghdad. The new gasoline line will increase capacity from 3 million liters per day to 4 million liters per day, and is part of a program to reduce fuel imports by 50 percent […]

TVS Motor opens New Showroom in Baghdad

India's TVS Motor Company has opened a new marquee showroom in Baghdad with distribution partner Ritaj International General Trade LLC. The showroom, which is spread over 500 sq meters with a built-up area of 840 sq meters, was inaugurated along Palestine Street in Baghdad. It is the first-of-its-kind showroom for TVS Motor Company in the […]

KAPITA launches New Co-Working Space in Baghdad

KAPITA launches a new co-working space in Baghdad dedicated to supporting Iraqi entrepreneurs KAPITA, in partnership with Iraqi Angel Investor Jafar Musawi (CEO of Atlas Plast), have opened up a new co-working space in Baghdad that aims to support the growing entrepreneurship and small business sector in Iraq. The newly opened space 'CoWork', is a […]