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Yemen War Fuels Iraqi Sectarianism

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has stirred the Iraqi sectarian divide. While the Shiite majority opposes the campaign, the Sunnis are voicing support for it. These differing positions, expressed for the Shiites by the […]

Iraq to Grant $5m for Yemen's Development

By John Lee. Iraq is to give a $5 million aid to support the development process in Yemen, Iraq's ambassador to Yemen said on Tuesday that Iraq is to give a $5 million to support the development process in Yemen. Speaking to the Yemeni news agency Saba, Asad al-Samarai said many agreements were signed between […]

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Iraq Pledges $15m to Sudan, Yemen

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has decided to grant both Sudan and Yemen a total of $15 million. The Republic of Sudan is to get $10 million in the form of direct funding to Sudan's federal budget for FY 2013. "The funds will be channeled to the post-conflict rehabilitation in Darfur region, west Sudan," […]

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Unrest in Iraq - the Risk of Contagion

With unrest in several Arab cities, many in the region are worried about the risk of contagion. The latest flashpoints are Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Jordan and Algeria; but is Iraq vulnerable as well? The people certainly have a lot to complain about. Electricity The heat and increased use of air conditioning put a major strain […]