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Getting Reconstruction Right and Wrong: Lessons from Iraq. By Hideki Matsunaga

Bitter experiences of reconstruction in the last two decades have made the international community hesitant to engage in robust reconstruction activities. Iraq’s reconstruction after the United States-led invasion in 2003 contributed significantly to this reluctance. Between 2003 and 2014, more than $220 billion were spent on rebuilding the country. Despite the huge a

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Iraq urges Indian companies to participate in energy and infra projects: Envoy

By: Huma Siddiqui | New Delhi | Published: September 25, 2019 7:14:07 PM Being one of the largest oil and LNG importer, India is looking at other countries to fulfill its demands. Being one of the largest oil and LNG importer, India is looking at other countries to fulfill its demands. Soon, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting Iraq

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Iranian Bank Opening 7 Branches in Iraq

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian private bank has been authorized by the Central Bank of Iraq to open seven branches in the Arab country, an official said. According to Chairman of Iranian Private Banks Institute Koorosh Parvizian, the Iranian private bank has already opened two of the seven branches in Iraq. He noted that opening of the new banks in the Arab country are part

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Iraqi PM ends China visit with flurry of agreement signings

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region —  Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi concluded his five-day trip to China with the signing of eight broad-ranging agreements on Monday in a bid to diversify ties between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi was heading a delegation consisting of, among others, Iraqi ministers and provincial governors. On the fifth day of the visit, the Iraqi PM met

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