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Lake Habbaniyah resort, which opened in the late 1970s, in its heyday.
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
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
Easy Prey:

Influential Iraqis Exploit Extremists’ Families For Cash In Anbar

Kamal al-Ayash
Trapped in special camps and pilloried by the rest of Iraqi society, the families of Islamic State group members have no choice but to pay influential outsiders to help them with legal and bureaucratic matters.
1.03.2018
Books in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: بيار رشيد) Books in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: بيار رشيد) Books in Iraqi Kurdistan. (photo: بيار رشيد)
No More Books:

In Iraqi Kurdistan, Publishing Business Faces Final Chapter

Narim Rostam
Over the past few years, Kurdish publishing houses have been finding it increasingly difficult to make a living. Even some of the best known are closing down or going into debt.
1.03.2018
The Iraqi flag flutters during the official opening of the second refinery for crude oil in Al-Dora refinery complex in Baghdad on September 16, 2010. The refinery will produce 70,000 barrels per day of white oil, gas, diesel and liquid gas. AFP PHOTO/ AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images) (photo: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
Truth, Lies And Barrels Per Day
Confusion Reigns in Iraq-Kurd Oil Dispute
19.03.2015  |  Economy
Iraqi bank notes: The Kurdish government wants more of these.
The Kurdish Plan To Take Out International Loans
Financial Folly?
8.01.2015  |  Economy
The Iraqi dinar: there might not be enough oil revenue coming into Iraq next year.
A Bigger Threat Than The Extremists
Iraq On Verge Of Economic Collapse?
20.11.2014  |  Economy
A view of Mosul, before the extremists took over.
Money-Making Plots
Extremists Now In Real Estate Business In Mosul
9.10.2014  |  Economy
An Arabic computer keyboard: The Iraqi government has blocked some social media recently.
Online Security In The Middle East
Iraq’s Activists Bypass Govt. Blocks
25.09.2014  |  Economy
Dinar worries: some Mosul locals fear that extremists will take all of thier money.
Paying For The Caliphate
When Extremists Become Bad Bank Managers In Mosul
4.09.2014  |  Economy
In Karbala, old mobile phones are just thrown in the ordinary rubbish.
e-waste comes to karbala
old phones and computers threaten public health
27.03.2014  |  Economy
stuffing money in the mattress
why iraqis refuse to use iraqi banks
20.03.2014  |  Economy
Oil refineries in Basra make the province one of the wealthiest in Iraq.
basra’s mighty petro-dollar
but does the province have anything to show for it?
13.03.2014  |  Economy
Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan, Nechirvan Barzani, defending the region\'s right to export oil at a press conference. Pic: Getty
baghdad\\\'s financial blockade
iraqi kurdistan talks independence while locals strike
27.02.2014  |  Economy
open sewers, unpaved roads
baghdad boasts 700 unfinished reconstruction projects
27.02.2014  |  Economy
sister wives of kirkuk
iraqi kurdish men circumvent law to marry twice
20.02.2014  |  Economy
changing sea lanes
basra wrecks pose ecological and political risks
20.02.2014  |  Economy
An oil refinery in Basra - Baghdad says it is the only body that can sell oil.
iraqi kurdistan vs baghdad
oil crisis not about money, its about independence
6.02.2014  |  Economy