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Terrorist Attack on Bai Hassan Oil Field

By John Lee. A terrorist attack on the Bai Hassan oilfield in Kirkuk early on Wednesday has caused casualties and damage. A statement from the Ministry of Oil said that wells 177 and 183 were bombed, and "a number of security forces and energy police were killed and wounded". The safety and firefighting teams from […]

$49m Corruption Allegation in Kirkuk

By John Lee. Iraq's Commission on Integrity has issued a warrants for the arrest of the governor of Kirkuk, the director of school buildings in the governorate, along with 23 employees. The are accused of misappropriating nearly 58 billion Iraqi dinars ($49 million) in relation to a school-building programme. The project was assigned to a […]

Iraqi Protesters set sights on Local Governors

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi protesters set sights on local governors Protesters in central and southern Iraq are demanding the sacking of governors and local government administrators. The protests have spread to Kirkuk, where demonstrators called for removing […]

Debris-Recycling to bolster return of Displaced in Iraq

Debris-recycling initiative seeks to bolster return of displaced in Iraq, amidst growing risks of COVID-19 outbreak With support from the Government of Japan, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is joining forces with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to launch an innovative debris-recycling project that will help displaced persons in Kirkuk Governorate, northern Iraq, return […]

4 more get Coronavirus in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq has reported four new cases of coronavirus (covid-19), this time in Kirkuk province. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said the four were from the same family, and had recently returned from Iran. They have been placed in quarantine. According to Reuters, Iraq has indefinitely extended an entry ban on […]

BP "Pulls Out" of Kirkuk Oilfield

By John Lee. BP has reportedly finished its work at Iraq’s giant Kirkuk oilfield. According to Reuters, sources confirmed that the decision followed the expiration of its $100-million exploration contract at the end of December, at which point there was no agreement on the field’s expansion. It quotes a source at BP as saying: “In […]

Investment Opportunities in Kirkuk

Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) in coordination with Kirkuk Provincial Investment Commission are pleased to announce the following investment opportunities: Allocating 1200 m² on a part of the land lot no. (100/1 m 56 ceqanian) to construct a commercial complex Allocating 80 Donum on a part of the land lot no. (26/838 m 40 Kirkuk Side) […]

Kirkuk: Youth Discuss Reconciliation and Stability

Kirkuk: Youth come together to discuss issues of reconciliation and stability Twenty-four young women and men, representing the youth of Kirkuk Governorate, recently met in Kirkuk city to discuss what the youth see as key issues in the context of their Governorate. In the presence of the Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for […]

UNDP E-Tendering Training in Kirkuk

In continuing of training sessions conducted in 2017, 2018 and early 2019 for the potential firms/companies throughout Iraq, UNDP Country Office Iraq is planning to conduct E-Tendering training session for firms/companies who have not yet registered with the E-Tendering portal of the UNDP based in Kirkuk Governorate. The training sessions will be conducted on 23 […]