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Kurdistan Parliament Session on Financial Disputes with Baghdad Postponed

December 1, 2020

ERBIL — The presidency of Kurdistan Region parliament has postponed Wednesday’s session on Erbil and Baghdad’s financial disputes.......

UN ''Gravely Concerned'' about IDP Camp Closures

December 1, 2020

I am gravely concerned about the thousands of civilians who have been moved from camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Iraq in the last......

Norway Renews Commitment to Stabilization in Iraq

December 1, 2020

The Government of Norway has contributed NOK 70,000,000 (US$7.7 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Iraq's Funding Facility......

KRG will deliver civil sector salaries regardless of receiving budget share from Baghdad: spokesperson

December 1, 2020

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will pay civil servants their salaries “soon” regardless if Baghdad......

Norway renews commitment to stabilization with new $7.7m contribution

November 30, 2020

Baghdad, 29 November 2020 – The Government of Norway has contributed NOK 70,000,000 (US$7.7 million) to the United Nations Development Programme......

Kurdistan school suspension nears end, as PM Barzani says virus still ‘a threat’

November 30, 2020

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – An order that suspended schools across the Kurdistan Region is about to expire, with the regional parliament’s......

Governments urged to back sustainable jet fuel

November 28, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)......

DEWA Innovation Centre and 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park inaugurated

November 26, 2020

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated Dubai Electricity and......

Biden and Iraq: A Chance to Address Past Mistakes

November 26, 2020

A Biden administration is likely to change a few policies in the Middle East while keeping others essentially the same. Iran, long considered an......

Germany's New EUR 10m Contribution to Iraq

November 24, 2020

German Government's KfW Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Government of Iraq, have......