From The Economist. Iraq's dismal election prompts militias to threaten violence Parties are talking war rather than wrangling over cabinet posts. Read the full article here (subscription needed).
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From The Economist. This week's edition of The Economist carries two articles on developments in Iraq: Few things are harder than building a state in Iraq (subscription needed) Relative peace gives Iraq a chance to build a functioning state (subscription needed)
From The Economist. Getting into Iraq may soon be much easier Visa-free travel is supposed to woo expats and tourists. Read the full article here (subscription needed).
From The Economist. Iraq is too broken to protect itself from covid-19 Most Arab regimes have dealt with covid-19 by tightening their grip. Not Iraq. It gave up on lockdowns long ago. The government seems powerless to enforce social distancing or the wearings of masks (some men see the coverings as an insult to their […]
From The Economist. The Risk that Iraq might Fall Apart In Sadr City, the vast shantytown east of Baghdad, cars still pack the roads, pilgrims still pray at shrines and people still gather in shops. Many see covid-19 as either a Zionist hoax or a fast track to paradise, so they feel no obligation to […]
The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its annual weekend retreat on 7-9 July at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park, a venue dedicated to the advancement of international societal issues through constructive dialogue. Around 60 IBBC Members and guest speakers attended this unique event to discuss pressing issues on the future of Iraq’s economy, prospects and […]
Members of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), leading political figures and experts gathered in the tranquil setting of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, at the weekend for the IBBC's annual retreat. The weekend was spent holding discussions and talks on different aspects that affect doing business in Iraq. The event opened on Friday evening […]
The investment outlook in Iraq will be probed at a key summit in Bahrain. In its ongoing commitment to provide intelligent market analysis for the region in a frank and open forum, Economist Conferences, part of The Economist Group, will host the Iraq Business and Investment Summit. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, […]