Tag Archives | Habbaniya

Call to Release Journalist Arrested in Anbar

In response to the reported arrest of Al-Ahd TV reporter Hamid Majed, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) issued the following statement: Iraqi authorities must immediately release Al-Ahd TV reporter Hamid Majed and allow journalists to work freely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On December 1, Colonel Tareq […]

ICRC rushes Aid to People Fleeing Ramadi

Hundreds of thousands are living under harsh conditions in the makeshift camps of Anbar, Baghdad and other provinces after fleeing fighting in and around Ramadi. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) recently delivered badly-needed food, blankets, soap and other basic necessities to over 900 people who had just fled from Ramadi to Habbaniya […]

Coalition Air Strikes Expanding?

By Robert Tollast. US and Coalition air strikes may be marginally increasing the area of terrain covered in the campaign so far, according to attack data released by the US Department of Defence in the past 24 hours. Critics of the strikes note how they are few in number compared to comparable air campaigns against […]

Bids Sought for New City in Anbar

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) in cooperation with Anbar province and Anbar Investment Commission has announced several investment opportunities within the new Habbaniya [Habaniya] city in Anbar, with a total area of 16,000 acres: The project is a complete city and contains: 5,000 horizontal housing units; 11,000 vertical housing units; Schools (kindergartens, primary, intermediate, secondary […]

Anbar Expects $2bn Investment This Year

The Province of Anbar, where once most of the country’s violence took place, is looking forward to better days, reports Azzaman. “The value of investment projects in the Province of Anbar this year is estimated at $2 billion,” governor Qassem Abed said. Abed made the remarks during a visit to the international trade fair held […]

First Investment Fair in Anbar

Anbar province’s first investment fair will be opened on Sunday. It is hoped the event, in the tourist city of Habbaniya, will encourage international investments in the West Iraqi province. “Preparations, including security measures, are completed for the fair between June 12 and 18. More than 45 local and foreign investment companies will be taking […]