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Agility claims Win in Korek Fraud Case

By John Lee. UAE-based Agility has announced an arbitration decision by the Lebanese Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, in the lawsuit filed by its subsidiary Iraq Telecom against the Intercontinental Bank of Lebanon (IBL) and Korek Telecom (Iraq). and International Holding Company Limited in the… Read More

Digital Democracy Challenge

The Digital Democracy Challenge is a global hackathon led by Seedstars that aims to develop innovative solutions that strengthen and enhance digital democracy for citizens living under strict cyber restrictions and control. Interested applicants can sign up here before 13th September 2021: https://seedsta.rs/3jDq82s. The Digital Democracy Challenge seeks innovative, low-cost, and viable digital solutions to… Read More

Contract Awarded for supply of Laptops

By John Lee. Baghdad-based Albilad Alhurra Company has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the supply of laptops. The contract is valued at $171,600. Albilad Alhurra is a joint venture between Habtoor Leighton Group, Kuwait Construction Company and M + W Group. (Source: UNGM)

Zain Hit by Iraqi Dinar Devaluation

By John Lee. Zain Iraq‘s H1 2021 revenue reached USD 376 million, and EBITDA amounted to USD 145 million, reflecting an EBITDA margin of 39%. Net profit reached USD 24 million for the period. The operator’s customer base increased by 7% to reach 16.1 million customers maintaining its market leading position. It should be noted… Read More

Ex-Dentons Partner to represent KRG for Arent Fox

By John Lee. Washington DC-based law firm Arent Fox LLP has entered an agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to provide legal advice on various issues including legal and regulatory matters in the United States. It will also advise on strengthening the KRG’s alliance with the United States, tracking and monitoring legislation in Congress,… Read More

The Ongoing Assassinations of Iraqi Activists

By Ali Al-Mikdam, 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 Ongoing Assassinations of Iraqi Activists In the period after the 2020 assassination of Soleimani and al-Muhandis, many activists in Iraq believe that Iran’s focus… Read More

Iraq Replaces Head of State Media

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq replaces state media head An Iraqi court has reinstated the former president of the Iraqi Media Network (IMN), annulling the appointment of Nabil Jasem. Click here to… Read More

Iraqi Photojournalist sentenced to 7 Years Prison in “Secret Trial”

In response to the sentencing of Iraqi Kurdish photojournalist Qaraman Shukri to seven years in prison in a secret trial, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) issued the following statement: “Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq are making an appalling habit of sentencing journalists to prison without any regard for due process and for the rights… Read More

UNOPS awards Contracts for ICT Equipment

By John Lee. Baghdad-based Iraq Technical Support for Trading and General Contracts Ltd. has won contracts with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of ICT equipment to Iraq: Lot 1 – Laptops , Monitors and Keyboard Kits: Contract value $19,327.00 Lot 2 – Smart Mobile Phones: Contract value $3,839.00 Lot… Read More