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Iraqi Govt Extends Curfew

By John Lee. The Iraqi Government has said that it will extends the partial, nationwide curfew until 15th August, with a total curfew on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The move is an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). (Source: Govt of Iraq)

Iraq issues 'Total Curfew' for Eid al-Adha

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as Baghdad airport reopens Iraq is instituting a "total curfew" for the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday. The curfew will be in place from July 30 until Aug. 9, according […]

Iraq Extends Curfew for another Week

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi chaired a meeting of the Higher Committee for Health and National Safety on Saturday. At the start of the meeting, the Prime Minister paid tribute to Iraq's health teams and security forces and thanked them for their hard work during the Covid-19 health emergency. The Prime Minister called on all Iraqis […]

WHO: Iraq Lockdown Decision "Necessary"

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Iraq is urging Iraqis to follow the instructions of the health authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19 after a rise in infections, stressing that the re-introduction of a complete lockdown in Iraq was a necessary measure in the fight against the virus. WHO Representative in Iraq, Dr. Adham […]

Iraq Returns to Lockdown after Surge in Coronavirus

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq returns to lockdown after surge in coronavirus cases Iraq reimposed total lockdowns over the weekend following a surge in COVID-19 cases. After meeting with his COVID-19 task force on Saturday, Iraqi Prime […]

Covid-19: Iraq Extends Nationwide Curfew

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi chaired on Saturday a joint meeting of  the Higher Committee for Health and National Safety and the parliamentary Covid-19 crisis cell. At the start of the meeting, the Prime Minister paid tribute to Iraq's health teams for being on the frontline during the current health emergency, and to Iraqi security forces […]

Market Review: "Lockdown Iraq and the Month of Sundays"

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: "Lockdown Iraq & the month of Sundays" Iraq, like other countries, went into full lockdown on March 16th that was only partially lifted […]

Iraq Relaxes Coronavirus Restrictions ahead of Ramadan

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. Iraq relaxes coronavirus restrictions ahead of Ramadan Iraq has scaled back some of its anti-coronavirus measures ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, allowing certain businesses to reopen, the government said. […]

Iraq Extends Coronavirus Curfew

By John Lee. Iraq's Higher Committee for Health and National Safety has decided to extend the curfew throughout Iraq until Saturday 18th April. The move is intended to slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 in the country. (Source: Govt of Iraq)

COVID-19 Curfew proves Difficult in Iraq

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Implementation of curfew to fight COVID-19 proves difficult in Iraq Iraq is working hard to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, which had infected 382 people in the country as of March […]