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France in discussions on Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) Project

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, met on Wednesday the French Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Eric Chevalier. Dr. Al-Ghazi stressed the Iraqi government's interest in the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) project, which he said is of vital and strategic importance. Mr. Chevalier also expressed the French government's […]

Removing All Militias From Baghdad's International Zone

By Michael Knights, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Removing All Militias From Baghdad's International Zone Iran-backed PMF units shot first in the latest showdown, so they should hardly be the ones left in […]

Understanding Muqtada al-Sadr: Inside Baghdad's Sadr City

By Dr Renad Mansour and Dr Benedict Robin-D'Cruz, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Understanding Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr: Inside Baghdad's Sadr City After supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr storm the Iraqi parliament, a Chatham House survey of residents in Baghdad's […]

Eduba Launches Educational "Super App"

By John Lee. Baghdad-based ed-tech platform Eduba has reportedly launched its ''Super App'' - the first EdTech super app in Iraq and MENA that offers multiple services. According to a report from Iraqi Innovators, the app has four components in their all-in-one learning management system, which includes interactive learning content, ride hailing, and payments. It […]

Iraq Airways to start 6 Flights per week from Pakistan

By John Lee. Iraq Airways will reportedly start operating six flights per week from Pakistan. According to Associated Press of Pakistan, there will be four flights from Karachi and two from Islamabad, starting on 29th July, serving Baghdad and Najaf. The company appointed Wardah International Services (Pvt) Limited as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for […]

Video: Cracking down on Trafficking of Women in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq The trafficking of young women for prostitution is a problem across the world. But in Iraq, it has reached such proportions that a […]

Online Auction of furniture from US Embassy Baghdad

U.S. Embassy Baghdad announces an online auction from June 26 to July 03, 2022. This is a routine auction to dispose of excess used property; U.S. Embassies all around the world routinely hold these types of auctions to dispose property that is no longer needed by the U.S. Government.  The auction will be open to […]

Meeting to discuss Development of Kadhimiya

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers has chaired a meeting on the development the holy city of Kadhimiya, a suburb of Baghdad, which is described as "a destination for official delegations and visitors from all over the world." Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi emphasised the prioritization of projects, such as multi-storey garages, […]