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Iraq Produces COVID-19 Laboratory Supplies

Iraq produces COVID-19 laboratory supplies to more rapidly test cases In cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), the COVID-19 Crisis Cell of Basrah University in southern Iraq has successfully produced urgently needed laboratory supplies to speed up testing of suspected cases. The global demand on supplies and equipment to fight COVID-19 has created a […]

Saddam's Superyacht to become Sailors' Hotel

By John Lee. The 82-meter yacht built for Saddam Hussein in 1981 is to be turned into a hotel for the pilots who guide shipping in and out of the port of Basra. The Iraqi government re-gained posession of the 'Basrah Breeze' in 2010 following a legal battle in the French courts. It subsequently failed […]

Three-year Strategic Plan for Basra Oil and Gas

Provincial Council of Basra formulates strategic plan to contribute to effective management of the oil and gas sector The southern Governorate of Iraq, Basra, now has a three-year strategic plan for oil and gas. As a key pillar of Basra’s economy, this industry is supposed to employ thousands of workers and generate billions of dollars […]