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Iraq's Parliamentary Plague

From The Economist. Iraq's parliamentary plague After throwing away his plurality in the legislature, Muqtada al-Sadr seizes the building instead. Read the full article here (subscription needed).

The Economist: There is Cause for Hope in Iraq

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)

Iraq "Too Broken to Protect itself from Covid-19"

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 […]

The Risk that Iraq might Fall Apart

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 […]

Experts discuss Future of Iraq’s Economy at IBBC Retreat

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 […]

IBBC Members Enjoy Annual Retreat

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 […]