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IBBC Conference attracts Deep Engagement and Discussion

IBBC Autumn conference in Dubai attracts deep engagement and discussion of the Protests Over 100 attendees of largely Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) members engaged in deep discussions and conversational at the Autumn Conference in Dubai this weekend. As a backdrop to the protest and conflict in Iraq, speakers and delegates articulated the causes, solutions […]

Market Review: “Fundamentals on the Upswing …”

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: “Fundamentals on the Upswing, Market continues to Bottom” The demonstrations which resumed in the last week of October persisted into November and seem […]

Video: Escalation of Violence in Nasiriya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya has seen some of the worst violence against anti-government demonstrators. As many as 96 people have been killed in the city since the beginning of October, 40 […]

Iraqi Ambassador receives European Investment Bank

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Brussels Mr. Sadiq Al-Rakabi received a delegation from the European Investment Bank. They discussed ways of resuming negotiations between the two sides on the framework agreement to be signed between Iraq and the European Investment Bank. The Bank’s funding and support for private sector projects will contribute […]

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover

After ISIL, Agricultural Production Struggles to Recover in Parts of Iraq The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) occupied large swathes of Iraqi territory between 2014 and 2017. The consequences of this occupation are still being felt in many rural areas where agricultural production was used as both a source of political propaganda […]

Russian-Iraqi Business Council meets Iraqi Ambassador

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Moscow Meets with President of Russian-Iraqi Business Council and the Executive Director of the Council The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Moscow, Mr. Abdul Rahman Al-Husseini, met with the Chairman of the Russian-Iraqi Business Council Mr. Benderski Eduardo, and the Executive Director of the Council […]

Chaos Spreads as PM Office Remains Vacant

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Chaos spreads in Iraq as PM office remains vacant A number of unidentified militias penetrated Tahrir Square and the Sanak Bridge area in central Baghdad on the evening of Dec. 6, targeting […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Manufacturing artillery rockets – State Company for Military Industries Manufacturing mortar guns, State Company for Military Industries Manufacturing military protable water treatment plant, State Company for Military Industries Rehabilitation , modernization and assembling of heavy armored vehicles, State Company for Military […]

US Sanctions Militia Leaders in Iraq

Treasury Sanctions Iran-Backed Militia Leaders Who Killed Innocent Demonstrators in Iraq Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three leaders of Iran-backed militias in Iraq that opened fire on peaceful protests, killing dozens of innocent civilians. OFAC designated Qais al-Khazali, Laith al-Khazali, and Husayn Falih ‘Aziz al-Lami pursuant […]

Alliant wins $38m Iraqi Defense Deal

Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $37,788,519 firm-fixed-price modification (P00052) to previously awarded contract FA8106-16-C-0004 for contractor logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208 and 172 fleet. Work will be performed in Iraq and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2020. This contract involves 100% foreign military […]

IBBC hosts Discussion with Iraqi Ambassador

IBBC host a roundtable discussion with His Excellency, Mr Jaafar Al-Sadr On Wednesday 4th December the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) was pleased to host a roundtable discussion chaired by IBBC President Baroness Nicholson with Iraq’s newly appointed Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency, Mr Jaafar Al-Sadr, and fellow diplomats Dr Ahmed Al-Nakash and Ms […]