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Baghdad's Green Zone Opens to Public

By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani has ordered that the Baghdad Green Zone be opened to the public to ease traffic in the city. The heavily fortified area houses embassies and Iraqi government buildings. Security forces have removed major checkpoints leading to the zone to allow citizens to enter. The zone will be […]

Traffic Snarls, Violence Accompany Motorcades

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On Feb. 18, the bodyguards of national security adviser Faleh al-Fayad beat up a group of journalists and media workers in the Al-Nahrain Center for Strategic Studies when they refused to leave the conference Fayad […]

Vacation Gridlock in Karbala City

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Vacation Gridlock: Too Many Holidays Paralyse Karbala City Of all Iraqi cities, Karbala may well be the one with the most holidays. That’s because when there is a major […]


5 Traffic Helicopters Arrive in Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has taken delivery of five helicopters to help control traffic, says Aswat al-Iraq. We bought helicopters to develop the traffic system in the region and to use the modern technology to tackle the all traffic problems, The Kurdistan Region has seen a steady increase in the number of victims of […]

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Nahrwan Bridge Opened

The Mayor of Baghdad has inaugurated new al-Nahrwan bridge, which links Baghdad to northern and southern Iraqi provinces and helps traffic of trucks to the northern areas of the country without having to pass by the capital, according to the Baghdad Mayoralty in a statement on Sunday. “The project, a vital one for the movement […]