Tag Archives | Citizenship

Changing Iraq's Patriarchal Citizenship Laws stirs Controversy

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Campaign to change Iraq's patriarchal citizenship laws stirs controversy Global citizenship policies usually fall into two categories: Birthright citizenship (jus soli) is more common in the New World, granting nationality to anyone born […]

Why 8000 Investors Chose Greece Golden Visa

Advertising Feature The Greece Golden Visa is a residency by investment program. It allows investors the opportunity to invest in Greece's real estate sector, in exchange for a permanent residence there. Data from Enterprise Greece (an official agency of the Greek State) indicate that a total of 8.011 investors have gained Greece Golden Visa. The […]

Iraqi Jews want to Regain their Citizenship

By Lujain Elbaldawi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Jews want to regain their citizenship As the region is witnessing a new wave of normalization with Israel, Iraqi Jews are seeking an opportunity to visit their homeland, Iraq, just as […]

Iraqi Parliament rejects change to Nationality Law

The Iraqi Parliament Security and Defence Committee has rejected the draft amendments to the Nationality Law. Committee Chairman Adnan Al-Asadi said in a statement that “the proposed amendments allow foreigners married to Iraqi women as well as unmarried foreigners who live in Iraq for only one year to apply for the Iraqi citizenship … These […]

Iraqi Jews organizing to Regain Citizenship

By Saad Salloum for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A number of Iraqi Jews are organizing to officially demand the restoration of their Iraqi citizenship and the annulment of Article 17/II of Iraqi Nationality Law no. 26 (2006), which expressly excludes […]

Obtaining Second Citizenship: Which Programmes Are Affordable?

Press Release We live in a very uncertain world, currently fraught with geopolitical tensions, social upheaval and economic ups and downs. For these reasons – and more – people around the world, and especially in the Middle East, are increasingly looking for second citizenships to protect their assets and, more importantly, ensure a secure and […]

"Unprecedented Upsurge" in Iraqis seeking Second Citizenship

By John Lee. The escalating tensions between Baghdad and Erbil have triggered an unprecedented upsurge in applications from wealthy Iraqi nationals for second citizenship programs. Data collected by Savory & Partners, one of the largest companies in the Middle East that provides citizenship-by-investment programs, shows that compared to the same quarter last year, interest has […]