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EU Renews Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence

The European Union renews its Support to UNITAD's Digitization of Evidence of ISIL crimes in Iraq The European Union (EU) extended its long-term commitment to justice and accountability with renewed support to the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD). With this extension, the EU committed an additional €3.8 […]

SOMO warns Int'l Companies not to buy Oil from KRG

By John Lee. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has announced that it had taken "marketing measures" and informed all international companies not to buy crude oil from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). SOMO Director, Alaa Al-Yasiri, also told the state-run Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The Federal Court issued a decision stipulating the invalidity […]

New Road Opened in Soran, Kurdistan

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has inaugurated the new Spilk-Khalifan highway in the Soran Autonomous Administration. The 8.5-km highway has been implemented at a cost of 64.2 billion Iraqi Dinars [$44 million]. At the inauguration ceremony, the Prime Minister described the highway as one of the many strategic projects aimed at enhancing the economic infrastructure […]

ILO partners to advance Financial Education among Iraqi Youth

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) in Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in advancing financial education among youth in Iraq. The new partnership […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 22nd September 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD940 (+1.1%) / $822 (+1.1%) (weekly change) (+2.4% and +2.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

$24m for Flood Defences in Erbil

KRG allocates 35 billion Dinars to mitigate the impact of flooding in Erbil province Under the direct supervision of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, the Erbil Flood Conference was launched on Saturday. The Conference will last for two days and is also being attended by various officials of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), as well as […]

Life in the Margins: Paperless People of Post-Conflict Iraq

Five years after the declared end of the conflict with the Islamic State (IS), Iraq's recovery remains fragile as many communities remain in need of humanitarian assistance. Among those most at risk of exclusion are the one million internally displaced and returnee Iraqis that lack civil documentation, such as core identity documents and birth, marriage […]

Jordan Resumes Import of Iraqi Crude

By John Lee. Iraq has re-started the export of crude oil by road to Jordan. Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh (pictured), announced on Monday that loading had commenced at Kirkuk, instead of the previous site at Baiji. The memorandum of understanding (MoU), which was signed on 28th January 2021, has […]

Iraqi Oil Minister pushes Development of Eridu Oil Field

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail, has stressed the importance of developing the Eridu (Arido) oilfield in Block 10, which is in the Muthanna and Dhi Qar provinces. This came during a meeting with Lukoil's Vice President for Central Asia, Middle East, and North African affairs, Stepan Gorgi, and his […]

Training for Farmers in Erbil

FAO Iraq completed a 3-day training for the Farmer Field Schools Facilitators in Erbil The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Iraq concluded recently a three-day training of facilitators for the Farmers Field Schools (FFS), and continues the training programme for extension staff from the Ministry of Agriculture in Nineveh. 26 […]

Digitization of Pension Management System in Kurdistan

UNDP, USAID and KRG support digitization of the Public Pension Management Information System in Kurdistan The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new Public Pension Management Information System (PPMIS) in Kurdistan. The system […]