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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
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
six years to build a short road
corruption and construction in karbala
23.01.2014  |  Economy
Erbil\'s ancient citadel above the town square.
erbil’s big challenge
tourists vs. locals in fight for facilities
16.01.2014  |  Economy
Iraqi dinars: something Iraqi Kurdish banks do not have enough of.
‘sorry, we’re out of money’
banks in iraqi kurdistan out of cash
2.01.2014  |  Economy
turkish-kurdish oil pipeline
a blessing or a curse?
12.12.2013  |  Economy
At Ashura in Karbala, everyone wears black, even the children.
high price of sadness
in karbala, religious grief translates to big business
14.11.2013  |  Economy
Posters printed for the Iraqi Kurdish elections are causing losing candidates financial problems.
political dreams shattered
kurdish election losers in financial mess over campaign costs
31.10.2013  |  Economy
Karbala draws millions of visitors to its religious sites every year.
karbala real estate boom
sacred city boasts most expensive property in all iraq
31.10.2013  |  Economy
While wealthy Iraqis live in luxury, those living below the poverty line live in shacks.
the one percent in iraq
surveys show gap between rich and poor widening
26.09.2013  |  Economy
entering karbala’s holy city
‘getting a visa to US would be easier’
11.09.2013  |  Economy
Oil workers say they deserve more because they\'re often working in extreme conditions.
back on the street in basra
oil workers demonstrate again
29.08.2013  |  Economy
polite soldiers and lebanese investment
erbil is middle east capital of tourism
15.08.2013  |  Economy
mosul\'s property racket
courts sell houses out from under overseas owners
7.08.2013  |  Economy
It is mostly Iraq\'s poor and pensioners who are burdened with damaged bank notes.
currency class war
damaged dinar notes result in bribery, injustice
4.07.2013  |  Economy
khanaqin’s flaming mystery
who is torching local orchards?
20.06.2013  |  Economy