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Social-Spatial Transformations in Contemporary Baghdad

By Omar Sirri, for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Destructive creations: social-spatial transformations in contemporary Baghdad This working paper examines social-spatial transformations in contemporary Baghdad by zooming in on two of the […]

General Motors Top Seller in Iraq

Fox News reports that General Motors (GM) sold approximately 35,000 vehicles in Iraq last year. The company's Global Communications Officer, Klaus-Peter Martin, told Fox that the number was up from just 1,000 vehicles five years ago. General Motors manages the Middle East region from an office in Dubai, and markets its cars and trucks in Iraq […]

Weekly Security Update for 14th April 2011

Overview There was a fall in the number of violent incidents taking place in Iraq last week, although there was a spate of attacks around the centre of the country on Monday, leaving a number of people dead. In general, violence remains concentrated in Baghdad, the dstricts immediately surrounding it, and the northern city of […]