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Gulf Cup: Iraq draws closer to Arab Neighbours

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Gulf Cup gives Iraq chance to draw closer to Arab neighbors Iraq is about to embark on a new chapter in its sporting history. From 6th-19th January, Basra will host the 25th edition […]

FIFA: Iraq Must Relocate Venue

Iraq’s upcoming matches against Iran and Bahrain, scheduled to be played at the Basra Sports City Stadium, must be relocated to a “neutral venue outside Iraq.” World football’s governing body, FIFA, has asked Iraq to find a neutral venue to host its upcoming World Cup 2022 qualifiers. The anti-government demonstrations in Iraq have gripped the […]

RMD Kwikform Returns to Iraq

In response to the demands of Iraq’s rapidly expanding construction and development market RMD Kwikform has opened its first representative office in Erbil in the north of the country. The new office will act as a base for RMD Kwikform’s operations in Iraq, supporting both new and existing customers. RMD Kwikform has been involved in […]

Lord Green Visits IBBC’s Basra Office

The United Kingdom’s Trade Minister Lord Green met with local business leaders, British company executives, as well as the Iraq Britain Business Council representatives in Basrah today (23rd). The hour long meeting focussed on the security environment in Basrah and business opportunities for British companies in the region. Executives from IBBC member firms Mott Macdonald […]

Iraq Ready to Host Gulf Cup

By John Lee. Iraq said on Wednesday that it is ready to host the 2015 Gulf Cup of Nations, with new facilities almost ready for the first football tournament to be held in the country since the US-led invasion in 2003. The 2013 tournament, currently being held in Manama, was originally scheduled to take place […]

Basra Sport City to Host Gulf Cup of Nations

Basra Council has formed a committee to monitor progress of the building work on Basra's new Sports City, which is hoped to host the 21st Gulf Cup of Nations soccer tournament in 2013. The media director of the council, Hashem Liyabi, told AKnews, that the decision came after getting the official approval to hold the […]