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H&M donates Clothing to Displaced Persons in Iraq

People who have been forced to leave everything behind are among the most vulnerable in the world, and the situation is only getting worse, with the added emergency of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Many refugees have suffered tremendously due to the crisis, and UNHCR reports an urgent need to assist. In response, H&M has donated clothing to displaced communities in Iraq, to help families keep warm during the cold […]

New Air Route between Erbil and Gaziantep

By John Lee. Turkey's Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has announced that flights from Gaziantep to Erbil will begin on 24th January. AnadoluJet will operate the route on Mondays and Thursdays. (Source: Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure)

New Glass Factory for Baghdad

By John Lee. The Sulaimanyah-based Royal Can Making Company is reportedly planning to set up a container glass factory in the south of Baghdad. According to Glass International, the new Al Malakeya Glass Company will have a capacity of 1150 tons per day when completed in August 2024. Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) management will […]

Blue Water to open Office in Iraq

By John Lee. Blue Water Shipping's Energy and Projects Division has announced plans to open an office in Iraq. Thomas Bek, Global Director of Energy & Projects at Blue Water, said: "Our customers in the energy sector operate internationally, and it is, therefore, a strategic objective that we continuously develop our organization to meet the […]

UN Awards Contract for Housing in Anbar

By John Lee. Nudhum Albenaa for Engineering and Technical Consultancy has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for "Design Consultancy Service for the Rehabilitation of selected Housing Units and Critical Services in Anbar". The contract is valued at $648,000. (Source: UNGM)

Irish Company to Advise Iraq on Financial Info Management System

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Finance has signed a contract with the Irish-based consultancy AARC Ltd to provide "advisory services regarding the preparation of functional and technical requirements and IFMIS [integrated financial management information systems] bid documents." According to a statement from the Ministry, the project has an implementation period of 17 months, and […]

Nokia and Earthlink to build Iraqi National Backbone

Nokia and Earthlink to build Iraqi National Backbone with advanced high-speed IP metro network Nokia has announced that Earthlink Telecommunication, a prominent Iraqi Internet Service Provider (ISP), will use the Nokia solution to build a high-capacity IP metro transport network in 15 provinces in the country, as part of the Iraqi National Backbone project. Nokia […]

Seven Power Plants For Oil Refineries In Iraq

By John Lee. The Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC) and Kunz have been selected to contract and design seven power plants (14 gensets) for several oil refineries in Iraq. The generated power contributes to the start and back-up process of these refineries and is independently generated by two gensets on each site. The complete gensets were […]

ADIB launches Digital Banking Platform in Iraq

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has said it will strengthen its presence in Iraqi market by launching "ADIB Direct", a digital platform that meets the growing business demands in Iraq. ADIB Direct is an intuitive digital banking platform that integrates a suite of corporate banking solutions into a single, streamlined interface. The platform offers cash […]

US Consul General supporting American Brands in Kurdistan

By John Lee. US Consul General Robert Waller has met with Ahmed Qadir [Ahmad Kadir Ismail Al Majidi], Chairman of HewaHolding, which owns the Fatburger and The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf franchises in Erbil. While visiting Erbil's Majidi Mall, they discussed the company's future plans to expand and bring other American brands to the […]