Terex Wins Port Crane Order

Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order from a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in Iraq for two Terex ship-to-shore cranes (STS) and three Terex rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG). With this order including comprehensive services, TPS and ICTSI, a leading global port operator, are writing the next chapter in the history […]

US Announces $38.7m in New Econ Assistance to Iraq

On November 22-23, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken (pictured) traveled to Iraq to discuss a range of political, security, and economic issues with government officials. While in Baghdad, Deputy Secretary Blinken met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Speaker of Parliament Salim al-Jabouri, and other senior officials. During his meetings, Deputy Secretary Blinken reaffirmed the […]

Video: MSF helps treat Iraq’s Poorest

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A clinic set up by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Abu Ghraib, a poor area west of Baghdad, is helping reduce the spread of poverty-related diseases by providing medical services and medication to those […]

Canada to assist KRG to Develop Governance

Minister Falah Mustafa and President of Institute on Governance discussed ways of advancing better governance in Kurdistan and consolidating federal system in Iraq. The president of the Institute, Ms. Maryantonett Flumian, briefed Minister Mustafa on the mission of the institute, which is advancing better governance in the public interest by exploring, developing and promoting the […]

US Man gets 27 mths Jail for Iraq Fraud

By John Lee. A US District Court has sentenced an American man to 27 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for operating two investment schemes that defrauded people of more than $200,000. Joseph T. Morris, aged 52, and two others set up a company whose initial focus was on establishing a […]

How Renewed Turkey-PKK Conflict Threatens KRG

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan’s prospects of stability might be affected by the renewed resolve by Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) to fight the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), even after its spectacular […]

Thoughts From Martha Friday Evening 11-27-15

Martha:  The day isn’t over and we need the RI to be in before the 30th.The UN operational rate isn’t even done yet and people are already looking toward Jan.IMO China is giving us a gift of a lead (to exchange before public)to prevent the storming of the banks.THE RV HAS HAPPENED ALREADY actually several times since April 22,2015.We are hearing that no one is stopping this. I see some people are throwing dispersions at Bruce because we don’t have the 800# right this second.The negati […]

Keeping Iraq Together May Be A Fading Hope (Opinion)

Keeping Iraq Together May Be A Fading Hope  (OPINION)By GARY KENT Parliamentary debate about potential British airstrikes also concerns de facto partition at home and abroad. Will Labour formally split before or after the world recognises that Iraq and Syria probably cannot continue in their current form? First, David Cameron’s government must win enough MPs to agree that RAF jets fly over Syria and help crush Daesh. Cameron’s campaign of persuasion began with a detailed Commons s […]

Currency Chatter ​News & Links With Discussion 11-27-15

Post From Currency Chatter 11-27-15​News & Links With Member DiscussionBrule:  Economic parliamentary: the currency of the 50 000 dinars does not affect the value of the Iraqi dinarDirection Press / Agenciesn   Reduced member of the parliamentary Economic Committee Najiba Najib, on Friday, of the importance of the printed 50 000 dinar coin being ineffective on the value of the currency in general. Najib said in a press statement that “the printed 50 000 dinars cate […]