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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 […]

Fire Kills 82 at Baghdad Hospital

By John Lee. A fire at a Baghdad hospital treating COVID-19 patients has killed at least 82 people, and left more than 100 injured. The blaze, at the Ibn Khatib Hospital, was caused on Saturday night when an oxygen tank is said to have exploded. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has suspended the Minister of Health, […]

Social-Spatial Transformations in Contemporary Baghdad

By Omar Sirri, for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Destructive creations: social-spatial transformations in contemporary Baghdad This working paper examines social-spatial transformations in contemporary Baghdad by zooming in on two of the […]

Applications Open for Business Incubator Program

By John Lee. Applications are now open for the Orange Corners Baghdad incubation program. If you have an innovative e-commerce idea or solution, this program will advance you in the entrepreneurial world in just six months. Orange Corners Baghdad supports Iraqi youth in bringing their entrepreneurial ideas to life. Through a six-month incubation programme, it […]

PM vows Security Changes after Baghdad Bombing

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi PM vows security changes after Baghdad bombing Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi also sacked a number of Iraqi security officials within hours of the attacks. Click here to read the full […]

Armed Groups target Liquor Shops in Iraq

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Armed groups target liquor shops in Iraq Shops selling alcoholic beverages in Baghdad are constantly targeted. Some Iraqis see this as part of the war on their personal freedoms. […]

Iraqi Govt authorises 4 Private Colleges

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Following discussions, the Cabinet agreed to authorise the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to grant licences to new private colleges in Baghdad, Anbar, Basra and Al-Muthanna provinces. (Source: Govt of Iraq)

US threat to shutter Baghdad Embassy 'Ongoing'

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. US threat to shutter Baghdad embassy 'ongoing,' says Syria envoy Outgoing US Syria envoy James Jeffrey says the State Department's threats to close the US Embassy in Iraq is "very serious." […]

Alsaree3 and Al Zajel Close Seed Round

Alsaree3, Baghdad's most popular food delivery app, recently closed its 6-figure seed round. This round also included investment in its sister company, Al Zajel, which provides last-mile deliveries and e-logistics services in Baghdad. Alsaree3 has been operational since 2018 and quickly became the market leader due to its high-quality customer service, fast deliveries, and extensive […]