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Iraq looks to Produce own Gas Masks, Surveillance Kit

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Production of gas masks – State Company for Military Industries Production of ground suryeillance radar systems and drone detection – State Company for Military Industries Production of military suryeillance cameras – State Company for Military Industries Production of Military switches and […]

Gulf Air to Resume Flights to Erbil

By John Lee. Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the resumption of its direct services between Bahrain and Erbil in Iraq; further strengthening the airline’s existing Iraqi routes of Baghdad and Najaf. The airline’s services to Erbil will commence on 02 February 2020, and will see Gulf Air’s three […]

Shiite Protesters get Broad Backing throughout Iraq

By Saad Salloum for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Shiite protesters get broad backing throughout Iraq The crowd in Baghdad’s Mohammed al-Qasim Street on Oct. 31 was not caused solely by a street vendor selling Iraqi flags for 1,000 dinars (less than […]

Is Iran’s Honeymoon in Iraq Over?

By Gilgamesh Nabeel for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. October brought bad news to Iran, as popular demonstrations in Baghdad and Beirut continued, signaling a potential threat to its dominance over the Shiite Crescent. Anti-Iran sentiments have been a staple […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld's Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

Jordan Chosen as Neutral Venue for Iran Match

Iraq Football Association has proposed Jordan to host its 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifiers, after FIFA requested an alternative venue because of ongoing protests, officials said Wednesday. Iraq had been due to play the two games in Basra — against Iran on November 14 and Bahrain on November 19— but the southern […]

Video: Iraq's Internet Blackout Continues

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has been engulfed in violent protests in the past few weeks as soldiers fired live rounds into crowds. But this has only entrenched the protesters' position as they demand a complete overhaul […]

Successful IBBC Trade Visit to KRI

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) took a significant group of members on a trade mission to KRI this week. Paramount was the need to review business opportunities and investment in the region and to learn directly from the Prime Minister Barzani his plans for business and industry. The group, led by Baroness Nicholson, UK […]

Tabaqchali: Market continues to Bottom, while Breadth Broadens

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Market Review: “Market continues to bottom, while breadth broadens” Demonstrations resumed during the last week of October, following a two-week lull since they started. While […]

IBBC Delegation Meets Iraqi President

Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) fields significant Baghdad meetings with Dr Barham Salih, President of Iraq, and Ambassadors, to strengthen private sector business in Iraq. IBBC President Baroness Nicholson and MD Christophe Michels, Rasmi Al Jabri, IBBC Deputy Chairman and Mohanad Al Khatab Baghdad Office Manager, met this week with the President Dr Barham Salih […]

As Demonstrations Continue, What Comes Next?

By Douglas A. Ollivant for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As Iraq’s demonstrations continue, what comes next? Iraq’s demonstrations appear to have settled into at least a temporary “new normal.” In Baghdad, the protesters have a more or […]