Tag Archives | Daesh

Treasure Hunters search Iraq for IS's Lost Loot

By Martin Chulov and Nechirvan Mando, for The Guardian. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Treasure hunters circle in search of Islamic State's lost loot The ruins of Iraq and Syria are proving a treasure trove, with former foes vying to […]

US adds Iraqi Entities to Sanctions List

By John Lee. The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated critical nodes of a key financial facilitation network of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which included four individuals and two entities in Türkiye, who have enabled the terrorist group's recruitment and financial transfers to and from […]

IOM, Finland supporting Economic Recovery in Iraq

IOM, Finland to support local economic recovery for women and conflict-affected populations in Iraq In the face of Iraq's deepening financial crisis, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq and the Government of Finland launched a EUR 2,000,000 project to support displacement-affected individuals whose businesses were destroyed or severely damaged by the conflict with […]

Training Program for Iraqi Judges at Nuremberg Academy

Introducing International Expertise towards Prosecuting ISIL's International Crimes: Intensive Training Program for Iraqi Judges at the Nuremberg Academy The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy), in partnership with the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD), organised an advanced training course on international humanitarian law (IHL) and international criminal […]

Germany gives additional €1.7m to Investigate ISIL Economic Crimes

Germany Supports UNITAD with Additional €1,700,000 for Investigating ISIL Financial Structure and Economic Crimes Germany has once more renewed its generous support and contributions to the work of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD), with a new funding cycle of €1,700,000. Through this support, UNITAD will be […]

EU Renews Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence

The European Union renews its Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence of ISIL crimes in Iraq The European Union (EU) extended its long-term commitment to justice and accountability with renewed support to the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD). With this extension, the EU committed an additional €3.8 […]

UNHCR welcomes US contribution to Critical Assistance in Iraq

UNHCR welcomes the generous contribution from the United States of America to support and strengthen critical assistance in Iraq As the largest supporter of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Iraq, the United States of America (USA) recently contributed USD 27.8 million to help Syrian and other refugees and Iraq families displaced by Da'esh/ISIS (internally […]

UNITAD Investigative Progress: Cooperation with Iraq is Key

Special Adviser Ritscher Briefs Security Council on UNITAD Investigative Progress: Cooperation with Iraq is Key Special Adviser Christian Ritscher (pictured) briefed the UN Security Council on the work of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD) over the past six months. The briefing, which highlighted the progress described […]

Stabilising the Contested District of Sinjar

From International Crisis Group. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq: Stabilising the Contested District of Sinjar Sinjar has yet to recover from the ravages of 2014, when ISIS subjected the population to unrelenting terror. Thousands remain displaced. To persuade them […]

The Future of ISIS after the Killing of its Latest Caliph

By Adham Karam for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Future of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria after the Killing of its Latest Caliph Following the killing of ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim […]

Mosul Uni's Theatre Hall Reopens after IS Destruction

Mosul University's Theatre Hall Officially Reopens After ISIL Destruction The newly-rehabilitated Theatre Hall at Mosul University was officially opened yesterday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), KfW Development Bank and Ninewa Governorate. The Theatre Hall, which was the biggest hall in Ninewa, was severely damaged during ISIL occupation and Mosul's liberation. It is rehabilitated […]

Latest Report on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)

By John Lee. The US has issued its latest report on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the overseas contingency operation to advise, assist, and enable local partner forces until they can independently defeat ISIS in designated areas of Iraq and Syria, thereby setting conditions for the implementation of long-term security cooperation frameworks. The report covers the […]