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Baghdad Firm to import US Cosmetics

By John Lee. AA for Global Trading and Commercial Agencies has been appointed exclusive agent and distributor in Iraq for the American E.T. Browne Drug Company. The Baghdad-based company says it has already started importing, marketing and distributing skin care, beauty and hair products of one of the company's top brands, Palmer's. (Source: AA)

US Consul General supporting American Brands in Kurdistan

By John Lee. US Consul General Robert Waller has met with Ahmed Qadir [Ahmad Kadir Ismail Al Majidi], Chairman of HewaHolding, which owns the Fatburger and The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf franchises in Erbil. While visiting Erbil's Majidi Mall, they discussed the company's future plans to expand and bring other American brands to the […]

UN, USAID to support UN Electoral Assistance to Iraq

UN signs financing agreement with the USAID to support UN electoral assistance to Iraq The United Nations in Iraq welcomes the contribution of USD 9.7 million from the USAID to a UN-led project to support and assist capacity-building within the Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC). The USAID funding will also support the deployment of […]

Dyncorp Wins Contract for Aviation Maintenance Services

By John Lee. Dyncorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $42,000,000 modification (P00121) to contract W58RGZ-19-C-0025 for aviation maintenance services. Work will be performed in Iraq and Afghanistan with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2021. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

UK National Charged with Bribery in Iraq Reconstruction

United Kingdom National Charged with Bribery and Kickback Scheme Involving Iraqi Reconstruction Contracts A United Kingdom national is charged with wire fraud and conspiracy to commit bribery for his role in a scheme involving the award of millions of dollars of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reconstruction contracts in Iraq, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael […]

Iraq's Disappearance From Biden's Agenda "a Big Mistake"

By Mina al-Oraibi, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Disappearance From Biden's Agenda Is a Big Mistake Upcoming elections offer an opportunity to turn Iraq around-and contain Iran in the process. Click here to read the full […]

US Designation of Kataib Hezbollah's Abu Fadak

By Michael Knights, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The U.S. Designation of Kataib Hezbollah's Abu Fadak The latest sanctions against a senior leader in the Iranian-backed terrorist militia are a reminder that such […]

US Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leader

By John Lee. The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Iraqi Popular Mobilization Committee (PMC) Chairman and former National Security Advisor Falih al-Fayyadh for what it says is his connection to serious human rights abuse. In response, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry has expressed its surprise on the decision, and […]

Iraq issues Arrest Warrant for Donald Trump

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 judge issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over Soleimani killing The charge of premeditated murder carries a death sentence under Iraqi law but is not likely to be enforced. Click […]

US Firm wins $15.7m Iraq Training Deal

By John Lee. Spartan Air Academy Iraq LLC, Irving, Texas, has been awarded a $15,684,449 firm-fixed-price modification (P00006) to contract FA8617-20-C-6232 for the Iraq T-6A contractor logistics support and training maintenance program. The modification provides for the exercise of an option to extend the term of the contract for the continued services needed in order […]

General Dynamics awarded Iraq Defense Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $15,509,730 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for contractor logistics support services for M1A1SA Abrams tanks and M88A1/A2 recovery vehicles in Iraq. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Camp Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2022. […]