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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

Free coaching for Nina readers

Nina is grateful to have been gifted 3 hours every month of free coaching for its readers; please read below if you would like to benefit from this offer or to know why it is good to be

Hopscotch Heroes

This article has been first published at Hopscoth and is been republished with their consent… Hopscotch.ae was set up in April 2016 by Helen McGuire as the first platform to source flexible work for women in the

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

“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

Amelia Cox meets Danae Kyriakopoulou: Managing Economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) in London

Amelia Cox meets Danae Kyriakopoulou: Managing Economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) in London. Danae Kyriakopoulou is an Oxford graduate from Greece and is now the Managing Economist at the Centre for Economics

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