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Economic Reform: The Need for Focus and Persistence

By Ali Al-Mawlawi, for the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Economic Reform in Iraq: The Need for Focus and Persistence Iraq is facing the biggest challenge to its economy since 2003. Even during the… Read More

UNICEF aims to Train 30,000 Healthcare Workers

UNICEF aims to train 30,000 primary health care workers in Iraq in efforts to prevent and control Covid-19 infection With numbers soaring since early June, as of the end of August Iraq has confirmed 231,177 cases of COVID-19 and 6959 deaths. To stem the tide against the pandemic, UNICEF is supporting the training of an… Read More

KRI Schools and Unis to Remain Closed

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting on safely reopening schools and universities. The Cabinet voted for online learning for the first semester, except for twelfth-graders who will study on campus. The Ministries of Education and Higher Education have been tasked to prepare health and safety guidelines for in-person learning, and… Read More

Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended another Month

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended another month Turkey’s flight suspension to and from Iraq has been extended through October 1, Iraq’s civil aviation authority announced Monday amid a rising number of coronavirus cases…. Read More

Iraqi Govt needs more Female Voices to Fight the Pandemic

By Hanar Marouf, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s government needs more female voices to fight the pandemic Iraq is in a precarious condition. It has faced major challenges on multiple fronts, including political instability, a… Read More

US announces $204m Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

On Wednesday in Washington, the United States announced nearly $204 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the region, and to generous communities hosting them. This funding includes nearly $133 million from the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and more than $71 million from USAID‘s Bureau… Read More

US continues to Support UNHCR in Iraq

United States of America continues its support to UNHCR critical work in Iraq UNHCR welcomes the new contribution of USD 41.8 Million from the United States of America that aims at supporting the response for Internally Displaced Iraqis, the 2020/2021 Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, refugees and asylum seekers as well as the response… Read More

Addressing Iraq’s Fragility crucial to Recovery from COVID

Addressing Iraq’s fragility crucial to recovery from COVID-19 pandemic Failure to address Iraq’s multi-faceted fragility could lead to an increase in extreme poverty across the country, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq. Impact of the Oil Crisis and Covid-19 on Iraq’s Fragility explores the major… Read More