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Companies Invited for development of Al-Nisour Square

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani has invited several companies to develop Al-Nisour Square in Baghdad by constructing overpasses, tunnels, and an overpass over the railway towards Umm Al-Tabbul Mosque intersection, and widening the roads adjacent to the project path. The companies are: Transtech Engineers China Railway Sixth Group Co Ltd., China State […]

Chinese Firm may build New City near Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of Iraq has stopped the granting of investment licenses for the Al Rafeel [Rafael] City project until inventory, inspection, survey, and land identification actions are completed. Al Rafeel City is planned to cover 10,600 acres close to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The Chairman of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), […]

Iraq PM launches 150 New Projects in Baghdad

Prime Minister Mr. Mohammed S. Al-Sudani launched 150 public service and development projects in the capital Baghdad during the celebration held Thursday evening on the occasion of the centenary of the founding of the Mayoralty of Baghdad. The projects consist of four phases: The first phase includes 70 road development and pavement projects with an […]

Tetra Pak in EUR10m Iraq Deal

By John Lee. Tetra Pak Arabia has reportedly signed a €10-million deal with Alssad Company for Food to expand its facility in Baghdad. According to Khaleej Times, the facility is planned to produce one billion packs per annum for dairy and beverage products. It is expected to be completed in 2024. (Source: Khaleej Times)

Air Arabia launches New Flights to Baghdad and Erbil

Low-cost carrier Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of its two new routes from Abu Dhabi to Baghdad and Erbil. The new direct flights will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport to both Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) and Erbil International Airport with a frequency of two flights per week starting from June 22, 2023. […]

Cinnabon opens its First Store in Iraq

By John Lee. US bakery and café chain Cinnabon has reportedly entered the Iraqi market. According to World Coffee Portal, the Focus Brands-owned operator has opened a store in Baghdad's Al Jadiriyah neighbourhood. Founded in Seattle in 1985, Cinnabon currently operates more than 1,600 franchise locations worldwide, primarily in high-traffic venues such as shopping malls, […]

"Makers of Baghdad" Innovation Hub Launched

New Iraqi brand Makers of Baghdad has been launched at Makers' premises in Baghdad. Makers (formerly IoT Maker) is an innovation hub that provides technical qualifications, and job acceleration programs for the youth to create job opportunities in the field of Information technology, and encourage them to develop their startups. The methods used vary from […]