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The Business of Recycling War Scrap in Iraq

By Isadora Gotts for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The business of recycling war scrap: the Hashd al-Sha╩┐abi's role in Mosul's post-conflict economy The modalities of the scrap trade reflect a larger […]

Iran bans scrap metal imports from Iraq

By John Lee. Iran has reportedly banned the import of scrap metal from Iraq and Afghanistan. According to a report from Platts, the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) requested the ban due to fears that consignments could be contaminated with radioactive material or chemicals, and that they may contain unexploded munitions. It adds that […]