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NIC may Compensate Investors who suffered due to ISIS Terrorism

By John Lee. The Chairwoman of the National Investment Commission (NIC), Suha Daoud Najjar, has confirmed that the NIC is studying compensating investors who are still continuing their investment projects despite suspension for four years due to ISIS terrorist gangs. She indicated that the study includes submitting a proposal to the Council of Ministers and […]

Ranj Alaaldin: "Treat Iraq's Iran-aligned militias like ISIS"

By Ranj Alaaldin, for The Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Treat Iraq's Iran-aligned militias like ISIS The necessity of defeating ISIS cannot be overstated, but one of the more understated enablers of the group's preeminence is the continued dominance […]

Iraq "still needs US help to defeat IS"

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq still needs US help to defeat Islamic State, foreign minister says Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein made the remarks ahead of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's visit to Washington on Monday. […]

IS "takes Border Station" in Iraq's Western Desert

By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Islamic State takes border station in Iraqi desert with 'drug smuggling wali' A recent incident along Iraq's western border and alleged connections between drug smuggling and Islamic State cells […]

Terrorist Attack on Bai Hassan Oil Field

By John Lee. A terrorist attack on the Bai Hassan oilfield in Kirkuk early on Wednesday has caused casualties and damage. A statement from the Ministry of Oil said that wells 177 and 183 were bombed, and "a number of security forces and energy police were killed and wounded". The safety and firefighting teams from […]

Iraq's Resurgent Paramilitaries

By Tamer Badawi, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Resurgent Paramilitaries Paramilitary surrogates are popping up in Iraq with strong links to existing militant networks. The application Telegram has been crucial in fostering […]

PM vows Security Changes after Baghdad Bombing

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi PM vows security changes after Baghdad bombing Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi also sacked a number of Iraqi security officials within hours of the attacks. Click here to read the full […]

Islamic State resurfaces with attacks in Diyala

By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Islamic State resurfaces with attacks in Iraq's Diyala province The Islamic State's gruesome killing of a sheikh and some of his relatives by rigging his corpse with explosives has […]

US Seizes Militia-Affiliated News Websites

By John Lee. The United States has seized control of two Iraqi news websites, which it says were unlawfully utilized by Kata'ib Hizballah, a Specially Designated National and a Foreign Terrorist Organization. In a statement, the US Department of Justice said: The United States has seized "Aletejahtv.com" and "Aletejahtv.org," two websites, which were unlawfully utilized […]