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Iraqi Parliament rejects change to Nationality Law

The Iraqi Parliament Security and Defence Committee has rejected the draft amendments to the Nationality Law. Committee Chairman Adnan Al-Asadi said in a statement that “the proposed amendments allow foreigners married to Iraqi women as well as unmarried foreigners who live in Iraq for only one year to apply for the Iraqi citizenship … These […]

EU supporting Local Development in Iraq

EU-funded programme launched in Iraq to support recovery and stability through local development The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019, representatives of federal and […]

Japan Increases Funding for De-Mining in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has welcomed an additional contribution of USD 1,625,000 from the Government of Japan to further mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards in support of the provision, facilitation and enablement of humanitarian and stabilization support. “Japan has recently decided a new assistance package for Iraq amounting to USD […]

Lukoil CEO and Iraqi PM discuss Cooperation

By John Lee. The President of Lukoil, Vagit Alekperov, has held a meeting with Prime Minister of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad. The meeting was attended by the Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Maksim Maksimov. The parties discussed the current status of projects, among them the geological exploration at Eridu field (Block 10) in the south […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 28th February 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD561 (-4.7%) / $604 (-4.7%) (weekly change) (-14.9% and -15.0% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

GKP Declares Dividend; Shares Rise

By John Lee. Shares in Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) were trading up more than three percent on Thursday morning after the company proposed issuing $50-million in dividends this year. The company, which produces oil at the Shaikan field (pictured) in Iraqi Kurdistan, issued the following statement as part of its 2018 Full Year Results: Financial […]

US, Iraq Reaffirm Security Partnership

Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi at the Pentagon on Wednesday to reaffirm the strategic security partnership between the U.S. and Iraq and the U.S. commitment to a sovereign, secure, and prosperous Iraq. The secretary extended his condolences to the speaker for the tragic ferry […]

Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy

IBBC Spring Conference 2019 Iraq – Financing a Modern Economy 10 April, The Mansion House, London The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) invites you to attend its Ninth Annual Conference at the Mansion House on the 10th of April. This year’s conference is organised in partnership with the Central Bank of Iraq and the Iraqi […]

Successful Appraisal Drilling at Eridu Field in Iraq

Lukoil and Inpex Corporation have successfully completed testing of the fifth well as part of the appraisal phase at the Eridu field (Block 10) in the southern part of Iraq. The well recorded daily flow rate of more than 1,500 cubic meters of oil from the Mishrif formation and proved the current geological model of […]

The humble Book is helping Rebuild Lives in Iraq

By Hussein Al-alak. Republished with permission. Read All About It! The humble book is helping rebuild lives in Iraq To mark World Book Day, the UK-based charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation published these photographs from their school in Basra, Iraq. Each uplifting image demonstrates how AMAR is making positive changes to the lives of […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: UNOCHA-National Humanitarian Affairs Officer, JCMC Liaison Officer, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme UN Women: Programme Management Specialist (Head of Programme), UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Field Operation Senior Officer, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Field Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Case Management […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Security and Political Analyst, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Programme Support Officer, IOM - International Organization for Migration Programme Associate, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme International Consultancy: M&E and Documentation Advisor, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme International Consultancy: Advisor, […]