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Iraq's Economy: Spotlight on Oil and Gas

On April 20, 2020, IRIS held a webinar entitled Iraq's Economy: Spotlight on Oil and Gas. The discussion focused on Iraq's economy amidst falling oil prices and additional pressures from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers included IRIS Senior Fellow and AFC Iraq Fund Chief Investment Officer Ahmed Tabaqchali, Iraq Correspondent for Associated Press (AP) Samya Kullab, […]

Video: Volunteers step up efforts to Feed the Poor

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Poverty is on the rise in Iraq as more cases of COVID-19 are reported. Daily wage earners are being forced to stay at home because of the lockdown there. Volunteers are helping some […]

Video: NASA Astronaut supports Children of Iraq

Iraqi-American NASA Astronaut, Jessica Meir, has sent an empowering message of support to kids on the Hope Buses in Baghdad, all the way from the International Space Station! In light of the current global crisis, this message reminds us that our family is so important and also bigger than we think; it's a time where […]

Video: Healthcare System challenged by Coronavirus

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has seen a relatively low number of infections compared to its neighbour, Iran, the regional hotspot of the pandemic. Iraq has reported 547 confirmed cases and 42 deaths. But there is growing […]

Video: Pilgrimage Continues despite Coronavirus

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has so far registered 214 coronavirus cases and 17 deaths. To prevent further spread of the virus, the government imposed a weeklong curfew in Baghdad and other cities and cancelled all domestic […]

Video: Iraq Bans Iran Arrivals amid Coronavirus Fears

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is setting up quarantine areas aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus from across the border with Iran. Neighbouring Iran has reported its sixth death from the disease. There are fears that […]

Video: Iraq Struggles to switch to LPG

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq struggles to switch from use of imported fuel to national gas The Iraqi government is trying to get people to switch from imported fuel to locally produced gas. All new public transport […]

Video: Iraq Economic Crisis - 'Everyone is Suffering'

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Many of Iraq's protesters have been driven by worries about the economy and high unemployment levels. But months of demonstrations, along with a weak government, have pushed an already struggling economy to the […]

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Video: Iraqi Youth Angry at Slow Pace of Reform

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform Protests escalated across Iraq's capital Baghdad as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government's slow pace of reform. […]

Video: What lies ahead for Iraq?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With Iraq the site of Iran's biggest single security loss in years, is there any prospect of Iraq plotting its own independent course? We put that question to a panel of experts:

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Video: Protests Against US and Iranian Interference

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Students protest against American and Iranian interference Iraqi students take to the streets in the Iraqi city of Karbala to protest against the US and Iran's interference in Iraq. View on YouTube