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July 23, 2018

The ACCA & Thomson Reuters VAT Return Filing and Compliance survey has found many businesses still seem unsure about what is required of them in relation to certain aspects of the VAT regime and therefore require further clarification.

The survery also"...



 

July 22, 2018

The Islamic State is making a comeback in Iraq argues the Washington Post, a claim which the United States has found particularly sensitive given that Prime Minister Abadi declared victory over IS last December.

'We are proud to work alongside these highly professional and brave forces,' the Department of Defense said in a press release in reference to a joint operation between Kurdish Peshmerga and the Iraqi military, 'who have sacrificed"...

 
 
July 22, 2018

In the First World War, Indian blood was shed copiously in Iraq. Iraq was a key war front for the British as it was the most bountiful possession of Ottoman Turkey and had to be kept at any cost. Being quite near India, it was not surprising that in 1914-1918, about 7,00,000 Indian troops were fielded there.

By mid-1915, however, the British expedition was tottering: the tenacious Turks were determined to eject Britain from the region. The capricious"...

 
 
July 22, 2018

A man was killed on Friday in a new day of protests in Iraq as authorities struggle to contain social unrest that has reached the capital Baghdad.

The latest death brings the number of people killed in protests to nine as Iraqis hit out against social and economic woes.

The man killed was aged about 20 and was shot in the southern city of Diwaniyah, a medical source said, as"...

 
 
July 22, 2018

The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Mission to the European Union told Kurdistan 24 on Saturday that the KRG was pleased with the decision to include Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the new NATO training mission in Iraq.

Although he said the details of the mission are not clear yet, Delavar Ajgeiy did specify that the issue of training Peshmerga was discussed in a high-level meeting at the July NATO summit in Brussels.

“What"...

 
 
July 22, 2018

Amnesty International has learned that the Iraqi authorities disabled internet access shortly before the security forces attacked, and in some cases killed, people protesting over unemployment and inadequate government services across the south of the country.

In the past week, witnesses in Basra governorate have reported to Amnesty that security forces have been using tear gas and live ammunition against peaceful protesters. At least eight people are"...