No End to Christian Suffering as Iraq Staggers in Turmoil


Iraq Daily News –     For around 100 Christian refugees forced into making an Assyrian church in Tel Kaif their home, there was no question of staying behind in Mosul after an ultimatum by the city’s new Islamic State (IS) rulers.   “They stormed into our home in the middle of the night and ordered us to leave with only […]

Cargo Flights to Kurdistan

Iraq: Resumption of Cargo Flights to Kurdistan

Iraq Daily News –     International cargo flights are set to resume today into the Kurdistan Region, an Iraqi transportation official said, after Baghdad banned such flights earlier this month following Erbil’s announcement of plans for an independence referendum.   “This evening it was decided to allow the cargo planes to resume their flights from the Kurdistan Region’s airports,” Bengin […]


Splitting Up Iraq – It’s All for Israel

Iraq Daily News –     “It is no longer plausible to argue that ISIS was a result of unintentional screw ups by the US. It is a clear part of a US strategy to break up the Iran-Iraq-Syria-Hezbollah alliance. Now that strategy may prove to be a total failure and end up backfiring, but make no mistake, ISIS IS the […]

Euphrates Airport

Iraq Allocates Two Trillion Iraqi Dinars for the Establishment of the Middle Euphrates Airport

Iraq Daily News –     Confirmed that the Ministry of Transport seeking to direct the establishment of airport Euphrates during the current year of 2014, confirming that it was the only party responsible for the implementation of the project, at the time the company’s general rail plan aimed at the reconstruction of 50 locomotive Chinese, Spanish and German origins at […]


Specialists: The Need to Harness the Resources to Bring About Economic Development

Iraq Daily News –     Draw specialists in economic affairs that the process of economic and social development depends on the mobilization of all the possibilities of society, including the energies and resources in both the public and private sectors to participate in the regulation of institutional holds the establishment and operation of projects of various kinds competent economic affairs […]


Iraqi President Jalal Talabani: A Pragmatic Negotiator

Iraq Daily News –     Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who returns home Saturday from months of convalescence abroad, is an avuncular politician and a skilled negotiator toughened by his decades-old struggle for Kurdish independence.   The ailing octogenarian spent 18 months in Germany for medical treatment after suffering a stroke flies back to Iraq where a jihadist-led insurgency has plunged […]


Exodus of Christian Families From Mosul Because of Threats

Iraq Daily News –     Security source said Ba’shiqah in hand, on Friday, the arrival of about 20 Christian families have fled the city of Mosul, indicating that the militants “Daash” and directed them to threats, “the final deadline”, which ends at 12 noon on Saturday.   Said the source, who asked not to be identified, in an interview with […]

Kurdistan Map

The Independence of Kurdistan

Kurdistan News –     The winds of violence and fighting between the Iraqi army and the organization of the Islamic State (Daash), and the control of the organization extremist on cities and the western provinces of the country, including crave ships Msoala Kurdistan region, who waved to the independence of their region, calling for a referendum mass, and confirm the […]


Stop the National Industry Forcing Citizens to Resort to Imported Products

Iraq Daily News –     Criticized lawmakers and economists government steps timid in addressing the crisis of industrial rampant for years, pointing to a lack of strategic plans are able to promote the reality of industrial country, as confirmed Iraq‘s possession of potential human and material able to build a balanced economy depends on its industrial exports without relying on […]


Kurdistan Bowling Camp Cancels Due to Security Events

Kurdistan News –     Union decided to cancel the Iraqi bowling training camp for the youth team, which was scheduled to take place in the province of Kurdistan.   A member of the Union of the game Mustafa Rauf, in an interview with “Twilight News”, “The union decided to cancel the game Almahkur training for the youth team, which was […]


Baghdad Allocated 500 Billion Iraqi Dinars for the Development of the Regions

Baghdad Daily News –     Baghdad Secretariat said yesterday that the provincial council allocated 500 billion Iraqi dinars them within the budget of the development of regions, indicating it is awaiting the approval of the budget by Parliament for the purpose of release of funds to departments in the province.   According to the newspaper of integrity, said a spokesman […]


Iraq a Rise in the Prices of Most Internet Services

Iraq Daily News –     With little economic reports issued recently that Iraq is the biggest gainer in the prices of Internet services among Arab countries, says citizens interviewed by radio Iraq these services deteriorating in Iraq, as well as higher prices for processing.   It is noteworthy that the citizen Karrar “Internet services available now poor in particular with […]


Kurdistan and the Caliphate

Kurdistan News –     Starting with the fall of Mosul, I stated that the current war in Iraq should not be interpreted as an action by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, but as a combined jihadists and local Kurdish government offensive to implement the US map for remodeling the country. I was quite alone and this view […]


Govt Now “Illegal” – but Does Anybody Care?

Iraq Daily News –     After last week’s abject failure by the new Iraqi Parliament to achieve anything, the country is now being run by an illegal government operating in a power vacuum. Meanwhile Parliament cannot manage any business and merrily violates the Iraqi Constitution it once wrote, several times, in one single session. And nobody seems to care.   […]

Central Bank of Iraq

Central Bank of Iraq Issues Visa Cards

Central Bank of Iraq News –     The Central Bank of Iraq announced adopting the electronic payments of funds (Visa Cards) to limit the phenomena of carrying and dealing with cash.   A statement by the CBI received by AIN cited “The CBI adopted the Visa card system to develop the financial and banking sector and to create an atmosphere […]

Central Bank of Iraq

Central Bank of Iraq Announces the Use of Payment Systems for the Settlement of Financial Transactions

Central Bank of Iraq News –     Iraqi Central Bank on Saturday, starting with the financial systems of payments in settlement of accounts and bank transfers between accredited institutions and individuals.   The bank governor said Abdul Basit Turki for “Tomorrow’s Press,” that “the Bank begin using the systems financial payments in settlement of accounts and bank transfers approved between […]


Iraq Nominates a Woman for the Presidency of the Parliament

Iraq Daily News –     Still dispute going on between the political blocs to resolve the candidates for the positions of the sovereign of the three, which reflected the views of politicians on today’s meeting, where he National Alliance and state law need to speed up the resolution of the positions of key parliament and the Republic away from the […]

Iraqi dinar

The Stability of the Dinar, the Markets Did Not Experience Any High Prices

Iraqi Dinar News –     Government sources responsible for the stability of the Iraqi dinar, at the time revealed the Directorate to combat economic crime in the Interior Ministry that the Iraqi market has not seen any significant rise in prices.   Said senior agent of the Ministry of the Interior Adnan al-Asadi, that the Iraqi dinar Hafez the price […]


Opportunities and Difficulties for Exporters in the Middle East

Iraq Daily News –     For the French fruit producer and exporter Blue Whale, as well as for many others, the Middle East has become an area of great interest with key trading partners. It is, however, a region with many countries in different circumstances offering various conditions for exporters.   “In the Middle East, only a few countries are […]


Turkish Exports Fell to Iraq by 21%

Iraq Daily News –     According to a report of the Turkish exports to Iraq that Turkish exports to Iraq have fallen by 21%, after the takeover militants organization (Daash) on the city of Mosul and some border crossings between Turkey and Iraq since June 10, 2014.   The economist said Abdul Rahman al-Mashhadani, in an interview with Radio Free […]


Iraqi Court Rejects Compensation Claim Against Zain for 4.5 Billion Dollars

Iraqi Business News –     Zain Kuwait said on Thursday that an Iraqi court has rejected a lawsuit worth $ 4.5 billion against the unity of Iraq, while suggesting that she would seek to end the receivership imposed on some of its revenue.   Zain said in a statement seen by Agency / JD /: The applicant company without revealing […]

Kurdish crude

Iraq: The Oil Will Continue to Flow

Iraq Daily News –     The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has upped the ante in the continuing dispute with Baghdad over oil export revenues.   In response to what it describes as “the Iraqi federal government … not sharing revenues in accordance with the Iraqi Constitution“, the KRG has threatened to take legal action against anyone who buys oil from […]


Isis American Company Changed Its Name to Its Similarity in Short Daash

Iraq Daily News –     Operating company, “Isis” Isis, portfolio of electronic payment service that provides payment of the mobile phone, to change its name, which resembles the abbreviation of the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” – Daash – in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist group which is referred to in English as “Isis.”   Said […]


Iraq to Split in Three: So Why Not?

Iraq Daily News –     Iraq is tearing itself apart. Its government has lost control of large parts of the country; intercommunal violence is rife and al Qaeda is resurgent. A description not of 2014 but 2006 — and a situation that led Joseph R. Biden, then a U.S. Senator and now Vice President, to argue that it was time […]

Barham Salih

Kurdistan: Our Candidate Is Ready to Assume the Presidency After Replacing Maliki

Kurdistan News –     A source familiar with the Kurdistan region that the region’s president, Massoud Barzani, will be announced Tuesday, the name of the candidate Kurdish presidency of the Republic, noting that, Barham Salih, is the favorite to win the job on according to contexts in the forefront replace Maliki.   He announced former spokesman for the Kurdistan Alliance […]

China Oil

China Pushes for Speedy Political Solution in Iraq

Iraq Daily News –     China hopes that Iraq can form a new inclusive government as soon as possible and will support efforts by Baghdad to protect its sovereignty, state media cited China’s special envoy to the Middle East as saying on a visit to a key energy supplier.   China is Iraq‘s largest oil client, and its state energy […]

Iraqi dinars

Treasury Sells Remittances Worth 500 Billion Iraqi Dinars

Iraqi Dinars News –     Ministry of Finance announced it would set up on Monday auction of Treasury Notes of the order of 364 days at 500 billion Iraqi dinars.   Said a source in the ministry said the auction is the sixth this year and the third of its kind, which is the sale of treasury transfers to government agencies […]

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian

Iran Strongly Opposes Iraq’s Disintegration

Iraq Daily News –     Iran will never allow any plan aimed at disintegrating Iraq and separating parts of the country to take place, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday.   Amir-Abdollahian blamed Israel for what he called its pushes for “disintegration plans” in Iraq, saying that “talking of breaking Iraq up […]

Kurdistan region

History of Iraq’s Autonomous Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan News –     Iraqi Kurdistan, whose President Massoud Barzani aims to organise a referendum on a long-held Kurdish dream of independence, has been a de facto autonomous region since 1991. Situated in the rugged, mountainous north of the country, the region of around 4.69 million people has long been at odds with the federal government in Baghdad.   The […]

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