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National Bank of Iraq sings a strategic partnership with IFC

National Bank of Iraq sings a strategic partnership with IFC to support Iraq’s Trade Sector and Boost Imports and Spur Economic Growth PRESS RELEASE from NBI Baghdad, Iraq 11/11/2018: National Bank of Iraq, one of the leading

Forget the Donations, Stupid”: New dynamics in funding the reconstruction of Iraq

By AHMED TABAQCHALI This article was originally published in the Marsh to Mountain blog SUMMARY In the months following the Kuwait Conference a sea change has taken place in Iraq’s financial health that has yet to be reflected

The Long Term Plan for Iraq

By Samar Whitticombe The Long Term Plan for Iraq Since my last article the major development is the battle of retaking Mosul from ISIS.  The discussion can now turn from war to the subjects of construction, repairing

A Call for Protection over Patriarchy

By Tamanna Yasmin. The ISIS invasion and ensuing crisis has led to the displacement of millions and it is the women who are suffering the most. Women in Iraq are facing more turmoil than they have in many

The Lost Middle

There is a famous Arabic saying that basically means the best of things lies in the middle. It makes sense, right? The middle is where you find moderation, compromise, and solutions that satisfy all parties to some

Iraq 2017 – United We Stand, Divided We Fall

By Samar Rassam I think you might all agree that 2016 has been a challenging year in general as well as in the oil and gas Industry. May I take this opportunity to wish you all Season’s

“Women are the carriers of tradition, carriers of history, of culture” says Haifa Zangana in an exclusive interview with Nina

Iraqi women were once among the most progressive in the Middle East. Entering the workforce in the 1930s, they were supported by women’s magazines and many women’s organisations fighting for equal rights. In the late 50s, Iraq was

“Iraqi women way beyond their male counterparts,” says author of Upbeat, The Story of The National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.

Upbeat is a story of the creation of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq. The project, led by renowned Scottish conductor Paul MacAlindin, was spurred by an advert placed in the Glasgow Herald by a young Iraqi

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

By Anneliese Frew. Connectedness. What does this actually mean? In the current times, for most of us it means being obsessively and relentlessly contactable and in-contact with the outside world 24 hours a day, 7 days a

Iraqi Transnational Collective Celebrates Diversity of Iraqi Women at Home and Abroad

“Iraqi women: between Home and Diaspora” was the subject those in attendance had come to learn more about. The gathering was the first public event to be hosted by the London branch of the newly formed Iraqi