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How significant is Pope Francis's visit to Iraq?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Pope Francis is the first head of the Roman Catholic Church to travel to Iraq. Can this visit appease the concerns of Iraq's Christians?

Video: Anti-Govt Protests Resume in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Protesters gathered in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Sunday to mark one year since their movement against a corrupt ruling class they say has failed to meet their demands. It was the most significant […]

Video: IBBC Alumni Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted a virtual conference chaired by Prof. Mohammed Al-Uzri to inaugurate its newly launched network of Iraqi Alumni of UK universities. The conference was opened by Baroness Nicholson. The guest speaker, Dr. Hamid Ahmed, Deputy Minister of Iraq's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, confirmed the ministry's strong […]

Video: Protesters call for Basra Governor to Resign

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Protesters in southern Iraq have given the local governor until now to either resign or face more unrest. The rallies have been sparked by the killings of several prominent activists and people are […]

Video: Killing of Prominent Expert Sparks Outrage

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The United Nations, foreign governments and Iraq's leaders are condemning the killing of a well-known Iraqi expert on al-Qaeda, ISIL (ISIS) and other armed groups. Husham al-Hashemi was shot outside his home in […]

Video: Coronavirus Threatens Herders in Iraq's Marshes

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting a community in Iraq's historic marshes. For years, people there have relied on the wetlands for herding water buffaloes. But the pandemic is now threatening their livelihood. Al […]

Video: Doctors Warn of Surge in COVID-19 Cases

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is seeing an unprecedented rise in the number of coronavirus infections as doctors warn the healthcare system is close to collapse. Ten days after the government decided to partly ease the curfew […]

Iraq's Traditional Crafts at Risk of Vanishing

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Some of Iraq's most traditional craft works are at risk of vanishing, as a nationwide financial crisis hits home-grown industries. The government hopes prioritising the development of its private sector will help its […]

Video: Anger as Iraq announces Pension Cuts

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is facing its worst economic crisis since 2003, worsened by the global drop in oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic. Mustafa al-Kadhimi's government led by has proposed austerity measures, including capping the […]