Tag Archives | Sulaimaniya

New Chinese Cement Factory for Sulaymaniyah

Sinoma (Suzhou) Construction Company, a subsidiary of the Chinese Sinoma International Engineering, has signed a $112.5-million deal with Iraq-based investment firm Mass Iraq for the construction of a cement plant. Both parties will build a cement plant with an annual capacity of 5,300 tons per day in Sulaymaniyah. The scope of the deal includes the […]

Direct Flights from Doha to Sulaimaniya

AKnews reports that the first direct flight between Sulaimaniya and the Qatari capital, Doha, commenced on Wednesday. Dana Mohammed, media secretary for Sulaimaniya International Airport, told AKnews on Thursday that the route is being operated by FlyDubai, the UAE-based budget carrier, in conjunction with the local Zozg and Azmar airlines, and will offer two flight […]

Eid Holiday Boosts Kurdistan Tourism

The media secretary at the Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry for  Tourism said on Saturday that nearly 37,000 tourists visited Kurdistan during Eid al-Adha. Kan'an Baha'addin told AKnews during the four days of the Eid 15,000 tourists visited Erbil province, 13,000 Dohuk, and 8,500 Sulaimaniya. Eid al-Adha is an Islamic celebration that takes place at the […]

Work Starts on Sulaimaniyah's New $150m Mall

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government,  Barham Ahmed Salih [Barham Saleh], laid the cornerstone of the second largest shopping complex in Kurdistan. The ceremony in the city of Sulaimaniyah city underlined the region's growing economic power. The complex will be built by the Kurdish investment group, Hiwa [Hewa], owned by Ahmed Majidi, who […]

New Wireless Internet Access for Sulaimaniyah, Mosul and Kirkuk

A new wireless broadband network is to be launched in Iraq by Fanoos Telecom. Fanoos will begin deployment of the WiMAX network in Sulaimaniyah, Mosul and Kirkuk, using the existing tower infrastructure from AsiaCell. Rollout is expected to be complete by the end of the year. The network will address both the residential and enterprise […]

Air Berlin to Start Regular Services to Erbil, Sulaymaniyah

From 6th November 2010 airberlin will be operating one non-stop flight each week from Düsseldorf to Erbil in Northern Iraq. In addition the airline will also be offering fortnightly flights from Düsseldorf to Sulaymaniyah. Many of the seats have already been booked by a tour operator. The flights to Iraq are now available for booking […]

American University in Sulaimaniya to Grant Degrees in Engineering

The American University in north Iraq’s Sulaimaniya city has decided to grant Bachelor degrees in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. All Iraqi students have been invited to join it, whatever their national, racial or religious background may be, the University’s Academic Adviser said on Tuesday. “The University shall accept […]

Conference on Technical Education in Duhuk

The first scientific conference on vocational education in the northern Kurdistan region will be held in Duhuk in October, a local official said on Tuesday. “We have agreed to organize the first scientific conference on vocational education in Iraq’s Kurdistan region at the Technical Institute in Duhuk on October 20, 21,” the assistant chairman of […]