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Germany, IOM Strengthen Humanitarian Response in Iraq

Germany, IOM Strengthen Partnership for Evolving Humanitarian Response in Iraq During the ISIL conflict, an estimated six million Iraqis were displaced. Thousands of families have returned to their areas of origin since the end of the crisis, but unstable conditions in Iraq have caused a significant shift in the country's humanitarian situation. As country-wide camp […]

Police Officers successfully Complete e-Learning Courses

First Iraqi police officers successfully complete UNDP's e-learning courses "This is the most valuable and scientific learning and training course I have ever had in my career as a police officer, in policing in general, and homicide investigating and e-learning in particular, thanks to a dedicated team of UNDP professionals and efficient trainers, for explaining […]

Germany and EUAM cooperate on New Iraq Projects

The two project agreements were signed on Friday in Baghdad by the German Ambassador to Iraq, Dr. Ole Diehl, and EUAM Iraq Head of Mission, Mr. Christoph Buik. The funding from the German government will support the implementation of two important projects. The project of ''The National Database for Cultural Heritage Protection in Iraq -Phase […]

Siemens to rebuild West Mosul's Super-Grid Station

Siemens Energy and the Ministry of Electricity of the Republic of Iraq signed a contract to construct Iraq's West Mosul 400-kilovolt (kV) super grid station, which will provide reliable and efficient power supply to around 700,000 Iraqi citizens in northern Iraq, particularly the Nineveh province. The construction of the Mosul station, which was destroyed in […]

Iraq Receives First Shipment of Pfizer Vaccine

By John Lee. On Saturday, the Iraqi Ministry of Health announced the arrival of the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 (coronavirus). It also received another new batch of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine. The Ministry said it plans to vaccinate 12 million citizens this year. (Source: Govt of Iraq)

Completion of ME's first Refuse-Derived Fuel Project

By John Lee. Germany's Eggersmann Group has reportedly completed the commissioning of the Middle East's first RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) bio-drying project in Sulaymaniyah. According to Cemnet, the client, "a local cement producer, negotiated a 20-year agreement for receiving waste from the municipality at the agreed tipping fee per tonne". Eggersmann's website says that contracts […]

German Company to Inspect Iraq's Electoral Software

By John Lee. At a meeting on Tuesday, the Iraqi Cabinet approved the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) decision to pay the German company Hensoldt to inspect the software running the country's electoral systems. The company, which has 5,600 employees, describes itself as "a pioneer of technology and innovation for defence and security electronics." General […]

New Report on Iraqi Electricity Sector

This report provides a general overview of the Iraqi electricity sector. It gives a glimpse of the electricity infrastructure starting with electricity generation, transmission, and distribution in Iraq. This publication is part of Business LANDSCAPE series which a series of research publication aims to highlight the current situation of Iraq's economy and private sector through […]

Martrade Group joins IBBC

Martrade Group is a privately owned shipping, port and terminal operator, and logistics service provider, offering worldwide services. Headquartered in Germany, the Group has also interests in communication services, real estate, land & terminal development projects across the globe. The Group traces its origin to the early 1970s, when the founder and main shareholder commenced […]

Startup announces Funding through Iraqi Angel Investors Network

The Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) announced its third facilitated investment into startups in Iraq. The members of the network; Amar Shubar and Jaafar Al Musawi, along with other co-inventors, have made a six figures investment into Hi-Express. In addition, the investment was partially matched by a USD 20,000 in grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft […]