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The Tigris river runs through Baghdad. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
The Tigris river runs through Baghdad. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
The Tigris river runs through Baghdad. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Water Wars:

Multi-Billion Dollar Budget Needed To Keep Iraq’s Water Flowing

Ibrahim Saleh
In Baghdad, locals have been fretting about dramatic falls in the level of the Tigris river. The government has a plan. Only problem is, that plan requires billions in funding that Iraq does not have.
14.06.2018
Currency Crunch:

Iraqi Depositors ‘Trapped’ In Iranian Banking System

Abbas Sarhan
The Iranian banking system was seen as an attractive alternative to Iraq’s shaky financial institutions. But a recent, drastic devaluation in the Iranian rial means Iraqi money is stuck over the border.
7.06.2018
A Fantasy Island In An Islamic State:

One Of Iraq’s Best-Loved Tourist Resorts Slowly Returns To Life

Kamal al-Ayash
One of the country’s best known resorts, where different community groups used to holiday together, is slowly coming back to life, after several years in the middle of extremist-held territory.
22.03.2018
Money Go-Round:

A Debtor’s Crisis In Iraqi Kurdistan

Hayman Hassan
The Iraqi Kurdish authorities owe many state employees months in back pay. The citizens of Iraqi Kurdistan owe the government a variety of fees. But right now, it seems nobody is getting anything.
15.03.2018
Tankers in Basra: Iraq depends on oil exports, the country's main source of revenue. (photo: عصام السوداني : جيتي) Tankers in Basra: Iraq depends on oil exports, the country's main source of revenue. (photo: عصام السوداني : جيتي) Tankers in Basra: Iraq depends on oil exports, the country's main source of revenue. (photo: عصام السوداني : جيتي)
Fraught Funding:

New Iraqi Budget, New Rules To Anger and Upset

Mustafa Habib
For the first time in over ten years, Iraq managed to pass a federal budget with MPs’ votes. In the process there have been last minute deals, Kurdish losers, angry militias and deeply rooted economic problems revealed.
8.03.2018
No oversight: The Iraqi Kurdish government has not been accountable for how it spends money. (photo: يوري كورتز)
Creative Accounting:
The Financial Dictatorship In Iraqi Kurdistan
21.04.2016  |  Economy
The black flag of Sunni Muslim extremist group, ISIS, hangs from a Mosul overpass.
Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent:
How Extremists Rig Mosul’s Money Markets In Their Favour
17.03.2016  |  Economy
Bai Hassan field in Kirkuk. (photo: شالاو محمد)
Where Are The Petrodollars?
Kirkuk Oil Flowing Fast, But Locals Never See Any Money
28.01.2016  |  Economy
خارطة تبين البنية التحية لاقليم كردستان  (photo: الموقع الرسمي لحكومة الاقليم )
A Pipeline In The Pipeline:
Can Exporting Natural Gas Save Iraqi Kurdistan?
15.01.2016  |  Economy
حي النفط (photo: محمد الزيدي)
Between Black Gold, Bleak Prospects:
Visiting The Iraqi Shanty Town Between Two Oil Fields
14.01.2016  |  Economy
One of the poorest places in Iraq: A working woman in Diwaniya. (photo: حيدر الحمداني)
Iraq's Poorest Province:
Where Locals Sell Their Children To Make Ends Meet
10.12.2015  |  Economy
Made in Iraq: Cigarette packet from the Iraqi State Tobacco Company.
The End of An Industrial Era:
Cheap Imports Mean 'Made In Iraq' Is Disappearing
29.10.2015  |  Economy
The opening titles for a new video from extremist group, the Islamic State.
Gold at End of Extremist Rainbow:
Islamic State Release Their Own 'Fake' Currency
3.09.2015  |  Economy
An oil well near Kirkuk, a city that the Iraqi Kurdish currently control.
Chinese Company Pollutes, Causes Disease:
Is The Oil Industry Killing The Poor in Wasit?
9.07.2015  |  Economy
النيران تلتهم أحد البساتين في واسط
The Mysterious Fires of Wasit:
Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Iraqi Farms?
2.07.2015  |  Economy
On the border between Mosul and Iraqi Kurdistan: Mosul under extremist rule has closed itself to Iraq, and opened roads to Syria.
The New Masters of the Market:
Syrian Traders Flock to Mosul For Iraqi Profits
18.06.2015  |  Economy
Iraq has lost hundreds of billions in the fight against the IS group.
Can The Country Ever Recover?
How Much Iraq's Fight Against Extremists Is Really Costing
4.06.2015  |  Economy
أحد حقول القمح
Extremists Go Against The Grain:
Security Crisis Sees Harvests Halved in Northern Iraq
28.05.2015  |  Economy
Water worries: Women collecting water from a well in Iraq. (photo: آرام كمال - ميتروغرافي)
A Cruel, Cruel Summer?
In Karbala, Locals Plan Ahead For Serious Drought
28.05.2015  |  Economy