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Orange and Agility step up legal battle over Korek in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Orange and Agility step up legal battle over Korek in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

Orange has ramped up its legal action against local shareholders in Iraq Telecom, the joint venture that it set up in 2011 together with Kuwaiti conglomerate ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Eurobites: US Lawsuit Alleges Corruption at Iraq's Korek Telecom - Light Reading
Eurobites: US Lawsuit Alleges Corruption at Iraq's Korek Telecom  Light Reading

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hyperoptic extends Thurrock network; Synamedia appoints new CFO; streaming VoD turns into a torrent.


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange files new lawsuit in bid to control Iraq's Korek Telecom - Telecompaper
Orange files new lawsuit in bid to control Iraq's Korek Telecom  Telecompaper

Orange and Agility Public Warehousing, a Kuwaiti company with which it formed a joint venture in Iraq to invest in operator Korek Telecom, have expanded a US ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange battles for control of Iraqi telecoms group - Financial Times
Orange battles for control of Iraqi telecoms group  Financial Times

Dispute involving French company and Kuwait's Agility highlight pitfalls of investing in Iraq.


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Agility and France's Orange sue directors of Iraq's Korek - Reuters
Kuwait's Agility and France's Orange sue directors of Iraq's Korek  Reuters

A joint venture of Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility and France's Orange has filed a claim against three directors of Iraqi mobile telecoms operator Korek, alleging ...


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Local directors of Iraq's Korek reject accusations from foreign shareholders - Reuters
Local directors of Iraq's Korek reject accusations from foreign shareholders  Reuters

Three local directors of Iraqi mobile telecoms operator Korek have rejected accusations from the firm's foreign shareholders that they mismanaged and ...


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Agility and France's Orange file another claim against Korek director - Reuters
Kuwait's Agility and France's Orange file another claim against Korek director  Reuters

A joint venture of Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility and France's Orange, have filed another claim against a director of Iraqi mobile telecoms operator Korek, alleging ...


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UNITED KINGDOM/IRAQ : Raedas supports Agility's battle against Barzani networks - Intelligence Online
UNITED KINGDOM/IRAQ : Raedas supports Agility's battle against Barzani networks  Intelligence Online

According to our sources, the corporate intelligence firm Raedas Consulting, founded by former GPW executives Andrew Wordsworth, Nicholas Bortman and.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad  Reuters

Asiacell and KorekTelecom said on Tuesday they have not yet received a formaldemand from the Iraqi government to move their headquarters fromthe ...


Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Armed group explode Korek Telecom office south of Baghdad, kidnap employees - Kurdistan24
Armed group explode Korek Telecom office south of Baghdad, kidnap employees  Kurdistan24

An armed group on Friday night attacked Korek Telecom's office in the city of Hilla in Iraq's Babil Province and kidnapped employees, the company stated.


Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:25:50 GMT
Orange-directed Korek Telecom's Future Looks Bright if Iraq Recovers - Converge Network Digest
Orange-directed Korek Telecom's Future Looks Bright if Iraq Recovers  Converge Network Digest

On March 1st, Cisco and Ericsson announced that through their cooperative marketing agreement signed in November 2015 Korek Telecom, a 16 year-old ...


Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians - Enab Baladi
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians  Enab Baladi

Enab Baladi's investigation team. Mohamed Homos- Murad Abdul Jalil- Nour Dalati. Starting from areas under settlement agreements, the Syrian regime ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:02:12 GMT
World Bank partner pledges $269 million to develop Iraq telecom Zain - Kurdistan24
World Bank partner pledges $269 million to develop Iraq telecom Zain  Kurdistan24

An international financial institution announced on Tuesday that it was providing a financial package of $269 million to a leading Iraqi mobile network operator to ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:00:53 GMT
Snow-capped Mount Korek attracts Iraqi tourists - Rudaw
Snow-capped Mount Korek attracts Iraqi tourists  Rudaw

The Kurdistan Region's largest winter attraction, Mount Korek, is accessible by cable car. Tourists there can ski, play other winter sports, and dance to stay warm.


Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Korek Mountains Provide Respite From Mosul Conflict - Wall Street Journal
Iraq's Korek Mountains Provide Respite From Mosul Conflict  Wall Street Journal

Just two hours away from the embattled city of Mosul, Iraqis are looking for peace in the Korek mountains. Image: Reuters.


Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Agility files $380 mln telecoms arbitration case vs Iraq - Reuters
Kuwait's Agility files $380 mln telecoms arbitration case vs Iraq  Reuters

DUBAI, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Kuwaiti logistics conglomerate Agility said on Thursday it was seeking to settle by arbitration a $380 million dispute with Iraq's ...


Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region - Kurdistan24
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region  Kurdistan24

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi government has decided to lift another punitive measure against the Kurdistan Region by resuming *service* ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines - Kurdistan24
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines  Kurdistan24

In a recent decree, Iraq's Media and Communication Commission has requested all telecom companies in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to cut off their ...


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:16:24 GMT
Joint venture to take stake in Iraqi telecoms firm Korek - The National
Joint venture to take stake in Iraqi telecoms firm Korek  The National

France Telecom and Agility have taken a 44 per cent stake in Iraqi telecommunications operator Korek yesterday.


Tue, 15 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdish telecom company concerned over Baghdad order to cut landlines - Rudaw
Kurdish telecom company concerned over Baghdad order to cut landlines  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Iraq's Communications and Media Commission has ordered several Kurdish communication companies to stop their landline ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqis hit the slopes in Kurdistan, leave worries behind - AOL News
Iraqis hit the slopes in Kurdistan, leave worries behind  AOL News

A ski resort near Erbil in northern Iraq boasts glistening ski slopes, several restaurants, and amusement park style attractions.


Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
France Telecom eyes stake in Iraq’s Korek - Financial Times
France Telecom eyes stake in Iraq’s Korek  Financial Times

France Telecom is in talks to buy a minority stake in Iraq's third-largest mobile phone operator, as part of a strategy to expand its presence in the Middle East.


Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Kurdistan: intrepid skiers break new ground - The Guardian
Iraqi Kurdistan: intrepid skiers break new ground  The Guardian

Three hours' drive from Mosul, the small unspoilt pistes at ski resorts around Mount Halgurd, northern Iraq, are luring the first overseas tour groups. Will Coldwell.


Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq to Modernise Network with Finnfund Investment - Developing Telecoms
Zain Iraq to Modernise Network with Finnfund Investment  Developing Telecoms

Finnish development financier Finnfund is loaning Zain Iraq US$19 million to modernise its network in Northern Iraq and boost the capacity and quality of its ...


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ski resort brings winter cheer to Iraq displaced - Yahoo Sports
Ski resort brings winter cheer to Iraq displaced  Yahoo Sports

Korek resort (Iraq) (AFP) - In the fledgling ski resort of Korek in war-torn Iraq, the only battles are snow fights between visitors who often leave their traumatic ...


Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Baghdad authorizes boost to heating oil production - Rudaw
Baghdad authorizes boost to heating oil production  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – In an attempt to provide home heating oil for the people, Iraq's energy committee headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi decided ...


Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Korek Mountain to hold first snow festival on Friday - Rudaw
Korek Mountain to hold first snow festival on Friday  Rudaw

Organizers hope to make the festival a memorable event, promising “a surprise”


Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses - Markets Insider
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses  Markets Insider

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunities for Iraq's telecom sector once political unrest stabilisesThe political unrest in Iraq has battered th...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Mount Korek draws many from across Iraq to its snow and winter landscape - Rudaw
Mount Korek draws many from across Iraq to its snow and winter landscape  Rudaw

Mount Korek in Erbil province has become a favorite destination for many tourists from the Kurdistan Region and across Iraq. Local officials say that this year's ...


Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Korek Telecom: An Iraqi Telecom with Nationwide Coverage - Marcopolis
Korek Telecom: An Iraqi Telecom with Nationwide Coverage  Marcopolis

Korek telecom, big telecom operator in Iraq, offers best quality, price and nationwide coverage. Korek is now a partner of Orange and Agility.


Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqi ban on Kurdistan landline calls puts lives at risk: officials - Rudaw
Iraqi ban on Kurdistan landline calls puts lives at risk: officials  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A decision by the Iraqi authorities to force cell phone companies to cut calls to Kurdistan-based landlines puts citizens' lives and ...


Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked - Reuters UK
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked  Reuters UK

DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) - Iraq has lifted a 17-day social media ban imposed to disrupt the communications of armed militants who have seized much of its west ...


Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Kurdistan an attraction for tourists amid regional unrest - The National
Iraqi Kurdistan an attraction for tourists amid regional unrest  The National

The Kurdistan Regional Government aims to develop local tourism in an effort to diversify its economy away from oil and natural gas.


Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Ericsson launches spare parts management service with Korek Telecom - Al-Bawaba
Ericsson launches spare parts management service with Korek Telecom  Al-Bawaba

Ericsson has been chosen by Korek Telecom to provide Spare Parts Management *Service* (SPMS), to ensure deliver a higher standard network performance to ...


Tue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Orange investing in MainOne submarine cable to boost West African connectivity - Developing Telecoms
Orange investing in MainOne submarine cable to boost West African connectivity  Developing Telecoms

Orange is providing significant investment to MainOne's West Africa submarine cable system.


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Untold Story of Syria’s Antifa Platoon - Rolling Stone
The Untold Story of Syria’s Antifa Platoon  Rolling Stone

I first met Karim Franceschi in November 2016, in the hills of northeastern Syria, at a remote compound everyone called the Academy. It was a former oil facility ...


Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqis leave the cares of war behind on the slopes of Kurdistan - The National
Iraqis leave the cares of war behind on the slopes of Kurdistan  The National

The National is the Middle East's leading English-language news *service* bring you the latest news, opinion and features from the region and internationally.


Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Korek Telecom: Erbil-based Company Top Player in Iraqi Mobile Space - Marcopolis
Korek Telecom: Erbil-based Company Top Player in Iraqi Mobile Space  Marcopolis

Korek Telecom is one of the 3 mobile operators in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. View the latest development of Korek's strategy, ownership, involvement of Orange ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts ban on Kurdistan Region landlines - Rudaw
Iraq lifts ban on Kurdistan Region landlines  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq has lifted its ban on Kurdistan Region's landlines, a government official told Rudaw on Wednesday. “Today I received a letter ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies - TeleGeography
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies  TeleGeography

Iraq. The Iraqi government has reportedly granted the country's three national mobile operators – Zain Iraq, a unit of Kuwait's Zain Group, Ooredoo subsidiary ...


Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
The Kurdish independence poll is a KRG elite power grab - Middle East Eye
The Kurdish independence poll is a KRG elite power grab  Middle East Eye

The upcoming referendum is more about President Barzani and the Iraqi Kurdish region's rulers ensuring their hold on power than the aspirations of a long ...


Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Orange Group outlines plans in Tunisia, Iraq; Meditel to rebrand to Orange in 2015 - TeleGeography
Orange Group outlines plans in Tunisia, Iraq; Meditel to rebrand to Orange in 2015  TeleGeography

Iraq · Morocco · Tunisia. Stephane Richard, CEO of French telecoms giant Orange Group, has revealed that Moroccan cellco Medi Telecom (Meditel) will be ...


Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Historic moment as 'Kurdish Mandela' Barzani stands aside - Asia Times
Historic moment as 'Kurdish Mandela' Barzani stands aside  Asia Times

Emotions are running high in Iraqi Kurdistan, as the region's veteran leader Masoud Barzani ends his presidential term on November 1. Millions of Kurds have ...


Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire Fire “Sabotage”, Claims Orange - Developing Telecoms
Cote d'Ivoire Fire “Sabotage”, Claims Orange  Developing Telecoms

A fire which broke out at an Orange technical centre in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire has been deemed an act of professional “sabotage” by the operator group.


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
6 fantastic ski resorts in the Middle East and North Africa - StepFeed
6 fantastic ski resorts in the Middle East and North Africa  StepFeed

It's winter and snow is blanketing the slopes of the Middle East and North Africa. It's time for a ski vacation! There are more options in the region for this than you ...


Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How Iraq turned off the internet - Wired.co.uk
How Iraq turned off the internet  Wired.co.uk

When your internet connection dies the cause isn't likely to be a government-issued blackout. But that's the reality for people living in Iraq.


Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq: Skiing on the edge - New Zealand Herald
Iraq: Skiing on the edge  New Zealand Herald

The ups and downs of ski touring on the border of Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran.


Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
London wrests financial hub title from New York - Consultancy.uk
London wrests financial hub title from New York  Consultancy.uk

London has reclaimed its crown as the financial hub of the world, less than one year before the culmination of Brexit negotiations. The UK's capital city had been ...


Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Millionaire commander protects Kurdish capital against IS - Middle East Eye
Millionaire commander protects Kurdish capital against IS  Middle East Eye

Sirwan Barzani, telecoms magnate and president's nephew, is on the front line against critics and the 'world's most dangerous terrorists'


Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Major campaign launched to immunize 5.8 million Iraqi children against polio - UNICEF
Major campaign launched to immunize 5.8 million Iraqi children against polio  UNICEF

BAGHDAD, Iraq, 24 October 2016 – A five-day polio vaccination campaign is under way in Iraq to reach an estimated 5.8 million children below the age of five, ...


Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:32:50 GMT
Orascom withdraws from Iraq, Zain buys its network - TeleGeography
Orascom withdraws from Iraq, Zain buys its network  TeleGeography

Iraq. Egyptian group Orascom Telecom Holding has withdrawn from the Iraqi market, selling its subsidiary Iraqna and all its assets to MTC Atheer for USD1.2 ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT
World's first 'free' satellite internet service launched - Developing Telecoms
World's first 'free' satellite internet service launched  Developing Telecoms

Start-up Quika is launching what it claims will be the world's first entirely free high-speed satellite internet for consumers in developing countries. The *service* will ...


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence  Reuters

Three existing operators paid $1.25 bln for licences in 2007.


Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Forces Seek Help by Restoring Mosul Cellphone Service - Wall Street Journal
Iraqi Forces Seek Help by Restoring Mosul Cellphone Service  Wall Street Journal

ERBIL, Iraq—Islamic State cut off cellular *service* to Mosul two years ago. Now Iraqi forces trying to recapture the city are trucking in portable cellphone ...


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace - Reuters
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace  Reuters

Networks down in many areas under Islamic State control.


Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq taps Ericsson for five more years of managed services - Developing Telecoms
Zain Iraq taps Ericsson for five more years of managed services  Developing Telecoms

Zain Iraq has extended its managed services contract with Ericsson until 2021. Ericsson has delivered managed services for networks, IT and value-added ...


Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq launches $95m snow sports resort in Kurdistan - BBC News
Iraq launches $95m snow sports resort in Kurdistan  BBC News

Iraq is hoping to attract tourists to a new $95m ski resort in Kurdistan - but will security concerns scare them off?


Sat, 08 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
IN PHOTOS: Five things every foreigner learns when visiting Kurdistan - Kurdistan24
IN PHOTOS: Five things every foreigner learns when visiting Kurdistan  Kurdistan24

1) Kurdistan is not a desert. Kurdistan is a remarkable region which spans dusty flatlands, jagged mountain ranges, powerful rivers, and plunging valleys.


Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:41:34 GMT
Pictures of the day: March 25, 2017 - The Express Tribune
Pictures of the day: March 25, 2017  The Express Tribune

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world.


Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ayad Allawi, Iraqi vice president, warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk - Washington Times
Ayad Allawi, Iraqi vice president, warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk  Washington Times

Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi warned on Monday there could be a "civil war" over the Kurdish-administered city of Kirkuk if talks over Kurdish independence ...


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
KRG Election 10 Questions: Gorran 'saved united Kurdistan' - Rudaw
KRG Election 10 Questions: Gorran 'saved united Kurdistan'  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – At the height of the October events last year, Iran called on the Change Movement (Gorran) to create a breakaway sub-region within ...


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing - Al-Arabiya
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing  Al-Arabiya

Zain Iraq, the countryrsquo;s biggest mobile phone network operator by subscribers, has applied for a listing on Baghdadrsquo;s stock exchange,


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
A new war in Iraq, now between Shia Arabs and Kurds - The Economist
A new war in Iraq, now between Shia Arabs and Kurds  The Economist

WITH its rich reserves of oil and multitude of ethnicities and religions, the city of Kirkuk was always contested. The jihadist takeover of much of northern and ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Telecom and ICT Sector in Iraq and Kurdistan: Deployment of 4G LTE, IPOs and Other Developments - Marcopolis
Telecom and ICT Sector in Iraq and Kurdistan: Deployment of 4G LTE, IPOs and Other Developments  Marcopolis

View the latest analysis of the telecom and ICT sector in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. The latest developments include the IPO of the main players, deployment of 4G, ...


Thu, 30 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Agility expects 'difficult' 2011 - Reuters
Agility expects 'difficult' 2011  Reuters

Kuwaiti logistics company Agility , accused of a multi-billion dollar fraud in its dealings with the U.S. Army in Iraq, expects 2011 to be another difficult year after a ...


Mon, 18 Oct 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Eid visitors to Kurdistan this year doubled, generating $73 million - Rudaw
Eid visitors to Kurdistan this year doubled, generating $73 million  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The number of tourists visiting the Kurdistan Region over the Ramadan holidays compared to last year has doubled to 243,000 ...


Sun, 07 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdistan's 2016 bride, blanket of snow - Kurdistan24
Kurdistan's 2016 bride, blanket of snow  Kurdistan24

The snowfall that the Iraqi Kurdistan Region witnessed in the last days of 2015 has continued into the New Year with a bright blanket covering the mountains of ...


Sat, 02 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Zain and Huawei launch first fully Convergent Billing System in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Zain and Huawei launch first fully Convergent Billing System in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

Zain and Huawei have partnered to bring convergent billing to Iraq for the first time.


Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Cell Phone Industry Thrives Despite War - ABC News
Iraq's Cell Phone Industry Thrives Despite War  ABC News

Fierce bidding for Iraq's cell phone licenses ends in billion-dollar deal.


Fri, 17 Aug 2007 07:00:00 GMT
Corruption and cronyism hinder Kurdistan - Financial Times
Corruption and cronyism hinder Kurdistan  Financial Times

The Kurdish city of Erbil in the north of Iraq is often described as “the new Dubai” because of its booming development since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime ...


Wed, 05 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT
10 reasons to visit Erbil - Your Middle East
10 reasons to visit Erbil  Your Middle East

Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, makes a ...


Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index - domain-B
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index  domain-B

SC rejects RCom's plea for more time to pay to Ericsson; 14 December 2018. Trai's `Do-Not-Disturb' app finally gets into Apple App Store; 03 December 2018.


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 GMT
Ooredoo launches mobile money in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Ooredoo launches mobile money in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

International communications provider Ooredoo has announced the launch of its mobile money *service*, AsiaHawala, in Iraq, claiming to be the first mobile ...


Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Baghdad's Little Manchester - BBC News
Baghdad's Little Manchester  BBC News

Old Trafford's footballing giants help Iraqis escape the uncertainty and violence of everyday life.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Two years on: How does Mosul resist its ISIS occupiers? - Rudaw
Two years on: How does Mosul resist its ISIS occupiers?  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Two years after militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) captured Iraq's second largest city, most people in Mosul are still waiting to be ...


Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ten reasons Irbil is the place to be - Al-Bawaba
Ten reasons Irbil is the place to be  Al-Bawaba

Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, makes a ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 09:37:00 GMT
Orange Group selects ZSmart Digital BSS for IT ecosystem transformation in Africa - Developing Telecoms
Orange Group selects ZSmart Digital BSS for IT ecosystem transformation in Africa  Developing Telecoms

Orange Group has selected ZTE's ZSmart Digital BSS to support the strategic transformation of the IT ecosystems in its subsidiaries in Cameroon, Central African ...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Orange completes rebrand of Cellcom Liberia to Orange Liberia - Developing Telecoms
Orange completes rebrand of Cellcom Liberia to Orange Liberia  Developing Telecoms

Orange has announced the launch of its brand in Liberia, with Cellcom Liberia now rebranded as Orange Liberia.


Thu, 18 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
VIDEO: Snow blankets urban areas of Iraq's Erbil - Al-Arabiya
VIDEO: Snow blankets urban areas of Iraq's Erbil  Al-Arabiya

Many Kurdish cities and towns in Iraq experienced their first heavy snow, with many roads blocked against traffic as a result of the heavy blankets.


Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Asiacell Seeks To Raise $1.35bn From IPO - Gulf Business News
Iraq's Asiacell Seeks To Raise $1.35bn From IPO  Gulf Business News

Iraqi telecommunications operator Asiacell, a unit of Qatar Telecom, plans to raise at least $1.35 billion by offering 25 per cent of its share capital in an initial ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:24:47 GMT
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS - PR Newswire
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS  PR Newswire

LONDON, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- There are a number of countries across the Middle East offering progressive and increasingly competitive mobile ...


Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Agility reports increased profits - MEED
Kuwait's Agility reports increased profits  MEED

Kuwait's Agility has reported an 11.6 per cent jump in net profit for the first half of 2017 as income from operations grew. The logistic firm's net income for the first ...


Sun, 06 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Croatia to help Kurdistan improve tourism sector - Kurdistan24
Croatia to help Kurdistan improve tourism sector  Kurdistan24

The Croatian envoy in Iraq on Monday expressed its country's support to the Kurdistan Region's economy sector by training the Region's tourism employees.


Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:14:36 GMT
ISIS vs. the Kurds - The New Yorker
ISIS vs. the Kurds  The New Yorker

Obama needs Iraq's Kurds to stave off ISIS, but will their separatist ambitions hasten the breakup of Iraq? Dexter Filkins reports.


Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Diaspora boosts Kurdish region’s tourism push as ‘the other Iraq’ - The National
Diaspora boosts Kurdish region’s tourism push as ‘the other Iraq’  The National

Tourism is still developing in the Kurdish region but officials are working hard with their marketing campaign, “Kurdistan: the other Iraq”, in a bid to change public ...


Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdistan tourism devastated by ISIS Iraq chaos - NEWS.com.au
Kurdistan tourism devastated by ISIS Iraq chaos  NEWS.com.au

BILLBOARDS still read “Welcome to Arbil, 2014 Arab Tourism Capital,” but most of the visitors Iraq's Kurdistan region welcomed last year were people made ...


Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap - Reuters
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap  Reuters

The market capitalisation of the Baghdad bourse doubled in February to reach $9.2 billion, boosted by Asiacell share trading, which started in early February.


Tue, 05 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq, the Kurds and me: What went wrong in Kirkuk? - Salon
Iraq, the Kurds and me: What went wrong in Kirkuk?  Salon

I didn't expect Iraq to use military force against the Kurds. And I believed, or hoped, the U.S. would step in.


Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Egyptians launch boycott of Orange-owned Mobinil over complicity in Israeli crimes - The Electronic Intifada
Egyptians launch boycott of Orange-owned Mobinil over complicity in Israeli crimes  The Electronic Intifada

France-based Orange is complicit in Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and provided support to Israeli units that devastated Gaza last summer.


Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Interview: Iraq bourse boss Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye - ArabianBusiness.com
Interview: Iraq bourse boss Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye  ArabianBusiness.com

The Iraq Stock Exchange has been boosted by the recent Asiacell listing, but chief executive Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye says that outdated regulations ...


Sat, 07 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Erbil Stock Exchange working hard to reap fruits of labour - The National
Erbil Stock Exchange working hard to reap fruits of labour  The National

Flush with cash and foreign interest and sat on millions of barrels of oil, a development boom has overtaken Erbil, already home to hunderds of new companies.


Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
VIDEO: Erbil's center for blind, visually impaired persons calls for support - Kurdistan24
VIDEO: Erbil's center for blind, visually impaired persons calls for support  Kurdistan24

The students and teachers at the center still use outdated learning and teaching devices.


Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:02:48 GMT
Building one molecule from a reservoir of two atoms - Science Magazine
Building one molecule from a reservoir of two atoms  Science Magazine

When chemists run reactions, what they are really doing is mixing up an enormous number of reacting partners and then hoping that they collide productively.


Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Summer heat draws thousands of Iraqi tourists to Kurdistan's highlands - Rudaw
Summer heat draws thousands of Iraqi tourists to Kurdistan's highlands  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Eid holidays have seen thousands of tourists pouring into the Kurdistan Region from the center and south of Iraq to escape the ...


Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Stock Exchange - Wealth Daily
Iraqi Stock Exchange  Wealth Daily

The Iraqi Stock Exchange replaced the Baghdad Exchange in 2004, and since then it's begun to grow into a substantial exchange...


Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Saudi aid package to Yemen insufficient unless blockade ends - Norwegian Refugee Council
Saudi aid package to Yemen insufficient unless blockade ends  Norwegian Refugee Council

The recently announced Saudi aid package to Yemen will not solve Yemen's humanitarian needs unless it also allows for unhindered entry of commercial and ...


Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange is After Iran's Largest Mobile Operator - TechRasa
Orange is After Iran's Largest Mobile Operator  TechRasa

Orange has been expanding in the fast-growing countries in Africa and the Middle East. And now with the lifting of the sanctions Iran's largest mobile operator is ...


Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Agility plans $1bn fundraising to support expansion - ArabianBusiness.com
Kuwait's Agility plans $1bn fundraising to support expansion  ArabianBusiness.com

Kuwait's Agility, the largest Gulf Arab transport logistics company, plans to raise around $1 billion to fund future growth across its business, the chief executive ...


Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Ucom acquires Orange Armenia - Developing Telecoms
Ucom acquires Orange Armenia  Developing Telecoms

Orange has confirmed that it will sell its 100% stake in Orange Armenia to local ISP Ucom.


Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Yes, Australia's Anti-Refugee Ads Are Really Now In War Zones - BuzzFeed News
Yes, Australia's Anti-Refugee Ads Are Really Now In War Zones  BuzzFeed News

Wall Street Journal Middle East columnist Yaroslav Trofimov was scrolling through a news story on his phone on Sunday when this Australian anti-refugee ad ...


Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Ericsson and Zain Iraq team up for modernisation push - Comms MEA
Ericsson and Zain Iraq team up for modernisation push  Comms MEA

Under the terms of the deal recently signed between the two companies, Ericsson will provide higher capacity and improve network performance. In an effort to ...


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq to receive $269 million to rehabilitate telecom services - Rudaw
Zain Iraq to receive $269 million to rehabilitate telecom services  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The International Finance Corporation (IFC), sister company of the World Bank, announced plans to invest $269 million in Zain Iraq ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq to Modernise Network with Finnfund Investment - Developing Telecoms
Zain Iraq to Modernise Network with Finnfund Investment  Developing Telecoms

Finnish development financier Finnfund is loaning Zain Iraq US$19 million to modernise its network in Northern Iraq and boost the capacity and quality of its ...


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq: Putting faith in youth - Arabian Business
Zain Iraq: Putting faith in youth  Arabian Business

Ali Al Zahid, CEO of Zain Iraq, is confident that the youth-centric telecomms operator's digital investments will pave the way for a brighter future for the company ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 22:11:01 GMT
Finnfund offers $19 million loan to telecom operator Zain Iraq - Telecom Lead
Finnfund offers $19 million loan to telecom operator Zain Iraq  Telecom Lead

The financing allows Zain Iraq to modernize its network in Northern Iraq as well as enhancement to the capacity and quality of its existing 3G network in other ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ericsson and Zain Iraq Win Network Infrastructure Initiative of the Year Award at CommsMEA Awards 2018 - Al-Bawaba
Ericsson and Zain Iraq Win Network Infrastructure Initiative of the Year Award at CommsMEA Awards 2018  Al-Bawaba

Ericsson and Zain Iraq have jointly won the Network Infrastructure Initiative of the Year award. The award was announced at CommsMEA Awards 2018 in Dubai, ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:16:00 GMT
Ericsson Wins Contract to Upgrade Zain Iraq’s Radio Access Network - Al-Bawaba
Ericsson Wins Contract to Upgrade Zain Iraq’s Radio Access Network  Al-Bawaba

Zain Iraq has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to modernize a number of its legacy sites with Ericsson Radio System in a contract signed recently that serves ...


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IFC Invests $269 million in Iraq to Reconstruct Telecom Operations and Drive Growth [EN/AR] - Iraq - Reliefweb
IFC Invests $269 million in Iraq to Reconstruct Telecom Operations and Drive Growth [EN/AR] - Iraq  Reliefweb

Baghdad, Iraq, June 26, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a financing package of $269 million to Zain Iraq, a leading mobile network ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq to pay $94 mln to settle Iraqna tax case - Reuters
Zain Iraq to pay $94 mln to settle Iraqna tax case  Reuters

DUBAI, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Zain Iraq will pay $94 million to settle a tax case related to the 2007 acquisition of rival operator Iraqna from Egypt's Orascom Telecom ...


Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Zain reports profit increase in first half of 2018 - Comms MEA
Zain reports profit increase in first half of 2018  Comms MEA

The company reported that new profit growth had reached KD 86.4 million (US$287 million) for the first half of 2018. It also reported serving 47.4 million ...


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain achieves significant cost efficiency last year - Telecom Lead
Zain achieves significant cost efficiency last year  Telecom Lead

Telecom operator Zain Group has achieved significant cost efficiency last year with several regions showing 30-45 percent EBITDA margin. Data growth was the ...


Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nokia to boost Zain Iraq radio networks - Trade Arabia
Nokia to boost Zain Iraq radio networks  Trade Arabia

Nokia will modernize and expand Zain Iraq's radio networks with its most advanced technologies across Karbala, Najaf and Basra.


Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Memac Ogilvy partners with Zain Iraq telecom - Kuwait Times
Memac Ogilvy partners with Zain Iraq telecom  Kuwait Times

KUWAIT: Memac Ogilvy, the leading advertising and public relations agency in MENA, succeeded to partner with Zain Iraq, part of Zain Group – the leading ...


Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Zain reports 16% increase in Q4 profit - ArabianBusiness.com
Kuwait's Zain reports 16% increase in Q4 profit  ArabianBusiness.com

Kuwait-based telecom operator Zain Group reported a 16 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit and annual profit rose 2 percent, partly helped by a turnaround ...


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange and Agility step up legal battle over Korek in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Orange and Agility step up legal battle over Korek in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

Orange has ramped up its legal action against local shareholders in Iraq Telecom, the joint venture that it set up in 2011 together with Kuwaiti conglomerate ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq to deploy Ericsson virtual EPC - Technical Review Middle East
Zain Iraq to deploy Ericsson virtual EPC  Technical Review Middle East

Ericsson has partnered with Zain Iraq, the telecom *service* provider across the Middle East and Africa, to upgrade its existing network through Ericsson's virtual ...


Sun, 03 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq taps Ericsson for five more years of managed services - Developing Telecoms
Zain Iraq taps Ericsson for five more years of managed services  Developing Telecoms

Zain Iraq has extended its managed services contract with Ericsson until 2021. Ericsson has delivered managed services for networks, IT and value-added ...


Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain reports robust Q3 2018 results - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Zain reports robust Q3 2018 results - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Revenues rise 55%, EBITDA up 48%, net income surges 26%, total customers served jump 5% to 47.8mn. Zain's main HQ building. KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Zain ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group's 2016 revenues down 4% yoy - TeleGeography
Zain Group's 2016 revenues down 4% yoy  TeleGeography

Iraq · Kuwait · Saudi Arabia. Kuwait-based telecoms giant Zain Group has published its consolidated financial results for the twelve months to 31 December ...


Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Saudi prince faces jail in UK Zain loan disagreement - Gulf Business News
Saudi prince faces jail in UK Zain loan disagreement  Gulf Business News

The royal is alleged to have ignored a UK court ruling.


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Jordan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Zain Jordan; Batelco/Umniah; Virgin Mobile MEA | 2018-2022 - openPR
Jordan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Zain Jordan; Batelco/Umniah; Virgin Mobile MEA | 2018-2022  openPR

WiseGuyReports.com “Jordan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:44:00 GMT
Ship owners dispel rumours and tell the real tale behind heroic evacuation of 722 Indians - Times of India
Ship owners dispel rumours and tell the real tale behind heroic evacuation of 722 Indians  Times of India

People who have grudges against a feature film react variously. They petition the Censor Board, approach courts, tear off the film's posters or stage dharnas.


Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group records 5% profit growth to reach KD 86.4m for first 6 months of 2018 - Kuwait Times
Zain Group records 5% profit growth to reach KD 86.4m for first 6 months of 2018  Kuwait Times

Data revenue grew by 10%, representing 27% of total Group revenues. Zain Group Chairman- Ahmed Al-Tahous and Zain Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, Bader ...


Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq appoints Ali al-Zahid as CEO - Reuters
Zain Iraq appoints Ali al-Zahid as CEO  Reuters

Zain Iraq, a unit of Kuwait's Zain Group, has appointed Ali al-Zahid as chief executive officer effective Feb. 1, the company said on Tuesday.


Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
BRIEF-Zain Kuwait Q4 Profit Rises - Reuters
BRIEF-Zain Kuwait Q4 Profit Rises  Reuters

Feb 7 (Reuters) - MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY : * Q4 GROUP NET INCOME REACHED 37 MILLION DINARS REFLECTING 16 PERCENT ...


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Axiata, PLDT, Telin, Turkcell, Viettel and Zain Join the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) - Business Wire
Axiata, PLDT, Telin, Turkcell, Viettel and Zain Join the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG)  Business Wire

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Carrier Blockchain Study Group (“CBSG”), the global blockchain consortium of telecom carriers, today ...


Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain to champion Iraqi youth - Campaign Middle East
Zain to champion Iraqi youth  Campaign Middle East

An integrated campaign targeting the youth of Iraq has been launched by mobile operator Zain across the country. The campaign, called 'Hassa Eliya' (Now for ...


Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain and Huawei launch first fully Convergent Billing System in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Zain and Huawei launch first fully Convergent Billing System in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

Zain and Huawei have partnered to bring convergent billing to Iraq for the first time.


Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing - Al-Arabiya
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing  Al-Arabiya

Zain Iraq, the countryrsquo;s biggest mobile phone network operator by subscribers, has applied for a listing on Baghdadrsquo;s stock exchange,


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group's revenues, subscribers down in 1Q16 - TeleGeography
Zain Group's revenues, subscribers down in 1Q16  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
MIDEAST - Factors to watch - November 29 - Reuters
MIDEAST - Factors to watch - November 29  Reuters

Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:30:00 GMT
Immigration blocks tour by popular Iraqi singer Nour Al-Zain - Green Left Weekly
Immigration blocks tour by popular Iraqi singer Nour Al-Zain  Green Left Weekly

I could not wait to purchase my ticket to Iraqi singer Nour Al-Zain's scheduled concert in Sydney this weekend. I made a trip to 'Iraqi' Fairfield last week and ...


Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group went through a lot of changes in 2017 and their net profit looks promising, here's a recap - Startup MGZN
Zain Group went through a lot of changes in 2017 and their net profit looks promising, here's a recap  Startup MGZN

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated financial results for the full-year ...


Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq, Ericsson extend managed services deal - Trade Arabia
Zain Iraq, Ericsson extend managed services deal  Trade Arabia

Zain Iraq and Ericsson have announced an extension of their managed services deal, which would otherwise have ended in 2016, for three additional years to ...


Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Trump, Putin and Kim Jong Un Featured in 'Mr. President' Ramadan Ad - Newsweek
Trump, Putin and Kim Jong Un Featured in 'Mr. President' Ramadan Ad  Newsweek

The video shows a young Arab boy appealing for world leaders to end conflicts in the Middle East and recognize Jerusalem as "the capital of Palestine."


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
George Osborne: Seeing Iraq’s suffering reminds me why there is no excuse for inaction - Evening Standard
George Osborne: Seeing Iraq’s suffering reminds me why there is no excuse for inaction  Evening Standard

The cold, hard rain was forming rivers down the mud streets of the refugee camp near Mosul when I visited. Shivering in the entrance of the tent she calls her ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region - Kurdistan24
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region  Kurdistan24

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi government has decided to lift another punitive measure against the Kurdistan Region by resuming *service* ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Donors pledge $30bn for reconstruction of Iraq at Kuwait conference - ArabianBusiness.com
Donors pledge $30bn for reconstruction of Iraq at Kuwait conference  ArabianBusiness.com

Governments, global funds, organisations and investors on Wednesday pledged billions of dollars in loans and investment for the reconstruction of Iraq, a nation ...


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kuwait telecoms giant Zain's profits fall over Sudan, Iraq - Daily Mail
Kuwait telecoms giant Zain's profits fall over Sudan, Iraq  Daily Mail

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain on Sunday reported a drop in its third quarter net profits due to currency exchange losses in Sudan and conflict in Iraq.The...


Sun, 29 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Sudan signs LTE Roaming agreement with Telenor - Total Telecom
Zain Sudan signs LTE Roaming agreement with Telenor  Total Telecom

Zain Sudan and Telenor announced the signing of a global connectivity agreement that will enable Zain Sudan to provide LTE Roaming services. Through this ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Corporate, musical and national notes - #abidinideas - The Star Online
Corporate, musical and national notes - #abidinideas  The Star Online

The government should nurture a shared understanding of our constitution and harmonise the best efforts of corporates and musicians alike.


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace - Reuters
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace  Reuters

Networks down in many areas under Islamic State control.


Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group aims to be a trendsetter in digital revolution, says Al-Kharafi - Kuwait Times
Zain Group aims to be a trendsetter in digital revolution, says Al-Kharafi  Kuwait Times

Q&A with Zain Vice Chairman and Group CEO Bader Al-Kharafi. Zain Vice-Chairman and Group CEO Bader Al-Kharafi. Kuwait Times: You were appointed CEO ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian boy takes incredible path from refugee to red carpet - UNHCR
Syrian boy takes incredible path from refugee to red carpet  UNHCR

Zain Al Rafeaa's childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in an award-winning movie, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses - Middle East Monitor
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses  Middle East Monitor

Saudi Arabia's third biggest telecoms operator, Zain Saudi, has filed its third consecutive quarter of losses, local media have reported. According to an official ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Film changes the life of Syrian refugee boy and his family - UNHCR
Film changes the life of Syrian refugee boy and his family  UNHCR

Discovered by film director Nadine Labaki in the streets of Beirut, Zain Al Rafeaa and his family find new beginning in Norway.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts ban on Kurdistan Region landlines - Rudaw
Iraq lifts ban on Kurdistan Region landlines  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq has lifted its ban on Kurdistan Region's landlines, a government official told Rudaw on Wednesday. “Today I received a letter ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Where Facebook's Fake News Has Deadly Consequences - The Daily Beast
Where Facebook's Fake News Has Deadly Consequences  The Daily Beast

Freedom of speech came to Iraq with the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003. But Iraqis have been blindsided since then by incendiary ...


Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits - Middle East Monitor
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits  Middle East Monitor

The devaluation of Sudan's currency and the on-going military operations in Iraq have been blamed for the 11 per cent decrease in net profits of the Middle East ...


Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi startup incubator launches free ‘Entrepreneurship for All’ training and bootcamp - The Sociable
Iraqi startup incubator launches free ‘Entrepreneurship for All’ training and bootcamp  The Sociable

Today Iraqi startup incubator for refugees and conflict-affected entrepreneurs, Five One Labs, launches its free "Entrepreneurship For All" training program and ...


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IFC commits $2 billion to support Middle East private sector - gulfnews.com
IFC commits $2 billion to support Middle East private sector  gulfnews.com

Dubai: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, stepped up its investments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), committing a record $2 billion (Dh7.35 ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Entrepreneurs in Iraq won’t end corruption but they will drive private sector reform - The National
Entrepreneurs in Iraq won’t end corruption but they will drive private sector reform  The National

Pioneers willing to brave the uncertainty have already driven change in business regulations.


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain KSA announces successful refinance of its Murabaha facility for five years - Arab News
Zain KSA announces successful refinance of its Murabaha facility for five years  Arab News

RIYADH: Mobile Telecommunications Company Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has announced that it has successfully refinanced and extended the maturity date of ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Omantel to buy nearly 10 percent of Kuwait's Zain Group for $846.1 million - Reuters
Omantel to buy nearly 10 percent of Kuwait's Zain Group for $846.1 million  Reuters

Oman Telecommunications Co. (Omantel) is to buy almost 10 percent of Zain Group for $846.1 million, the Omani firm said in a statement on Thursday.


Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Cash-for-work initiative aims to develop Iraq's agriculture sector - The National
Cash-for-work initiative aims to develop Iraq's agriculture sector  The National

Thousands of displaced Iraqi families in more than 30 villages will have access to urgently needed cash.


Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines - Kurdistan24
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines  Kurdistan24

In a recent decree, Iraq's Media and Communication Commission has requested all telecom companies in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to cut off their ...


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:16:24 GMT
Path Solutions announced as top Islamic banking software vendor by IBS Intelligence - IBS Intelligence
Path Solutions announced as top Islamic banking software vendor by IBS Intelligence  IBS Intelligence

Path Solutions, a provider of Islamic banking software systems has topped IBS Islamic Sales League Table (ISLT) 2018. This marks the sixth consecutive year, ...


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence  Reuters

Three existing operators paid $1.25 bln for licences in 2007.


Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Orascom withdraws from Iraq, Zain buys its network - TeleGeography
Orascom withdraws from Iraq, Zain buys its network  TeleGeography

Iraq. Egyptian group Orascom Telecom Holding has withdrawn from the Iraqi market, selling its subsidiary Iraqna and all its assets to MTC Atheer for USD1.2 ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT
Rain in Iraq Ends Drought, Uncovers Historic Ruins - Asharq Al-awsat English
Rain in Iraq Ends Drought, Uncovers Historic Ruins  Asharq Al-awsat English

The heavy rains that hit Iraq over the past two weeks have not only put an end to the dry season, which has almost dried up the historic Tigris River, but it also ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group and Ericsson Create Roadmap to 5G - Al-Bawaba
Zain Group and Ericsson Create Roadmap to 5G  Al-Bawaba

Zain Group and Ericsson have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop and test selected 5G and Internet of ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain CEO: Telco to invest nearly 17% of revenue this year - RCR Wireless News
Zain CEO: Telco to invest nearly 17% of revenue this year  RCR Wireless News

RCR Wireless News talked to the Zain group CEO Scott Gegenheimer about new services, LTE-A, the state of current and future mobile networks and growth.


Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Bank turns to Path's iMAL core for Islamic banking push - Finextra
Zain Bank turns to Path's iMAL core for Islamic banking push  Finextra

Path Solutions today announced that Zain Iraq Islamic Bank for Investment and Finance (Zain Bank), a newly established Islamic retail bank in Baghdad, h...


Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Major campaign launched to immunize 5.8 million Iraqi children against polio - UNICEF
Major campaign launched to immunize 5.8 million Iraqi children against polio  UNICEF

BAGHDAD, Iraq, 24 October 2016 – A five-day polio vaccination campaign is under way in Iraq to reach an estimated 5.8 million children below the age of five, ...


Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:32:50 GMT
IFC supports Middle East, North Africa with $2B in 2017/18 - Egypttoday
IFC supports Middle East, North Africa with $2B in 2017/18  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 29 August 2018: The International Finance Cooperation (IFC) supported the Middle East and North Africa's private sector, boost innovation, drive ...


Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies - TeleGeography
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies  TeleGeography

Iraq. The Iraqi government has reportedly granted the country's three national mobile operators – Zain Iraq, a unit of Kuwait's Zain Group, Ooredoo subsidiary ...


Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Drone services launched in Kuwait - ZAWYA
Zain Drone services launched in Kuwait  ZAWYA

Zain Drone-as-a-*Service* offers a wide-ranging fleet of world renowned drones - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses - Markets Insider
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses  Markets Insider

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunities for Iraq's telecom sector once political unrest stabilisesThe political unrest in Iraq has battered th...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Border calm precarious as Iraq's Anbar revives, slowly - Al-Monitor
Border calm precarious as Iraq's Anbar revives, slowly  Al-Monitor

An airstrike on militias raises tension across the border in Syria, while Qaim, Iraq, is reviving gradually after years of being under control of terrorist groups.


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Meet Shahid-Mira’s son: Zain Kapoor - The Siasat Daily
Meet Shahid-Mira’s son: Zain Kapoor  The Siasat Daily

New Delhi [India], Nov 10 (ANI): Here's the first picture of Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor's baby boy, Zain Kapoor. Mommy Mira took to social media to ...


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Zain telecom profits on the rise - ArabianBusiness.com
Kuwait's Zain telecom profits on the rise  ArabianBusiness.com

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain's net profit rose slightly in the first quarter of 2017 due to difficulties in some regional markets, the company said on Tuesday. Zain ...


Wed, 03 May 2017 12:07:39 GMT
Is Baghdad becoming a new hotspot for young entrepreneurs? - Euronews English
Is Baghdad becoming a new hotspot for young entrepreneurs?  Euronews English

With economic malaise, domestic and regional political tensions plus a lack of government jobs, the start-up movement is gaining momentum in the Iraqi capital ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq fines Zain $262m for SIM card violations - ArabianBusiness.com
Iraq fines Zain $262m for SIM card violations  ArabianBusiness.com

Iraq's Communications and Media Commission has fined Kuwait-based telecoms provider Zain $262m for licensing agreement violations. The fine was imposed ...


Thu, 28 Jun 2018 19:40:50 GMT
IOM Iraq, Re:Coded organize Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq [EN/AR] - Iraq - ReliefWeb
IOM Iraq, Re:Coded organize Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq [EN/AR] - Iraq  ReliefWeb

Arabic News and Press Release on Iraq about Recovery and Reconstruction, IDPs and Refugees; published on 21 Jul 2017 by IOM.


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain KSA, Huawei announce new network strategy in KSA - Arab News
Zain KSA, Huawei announce new network strategy in KSA  Arab News

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, and Zain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Middle East and Africa, have signed a memorandum of ...


Sat, 03 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked - Reuters UK
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked  Reuters UK

DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) - Iraq has lifted a 17-day social media ban imposed to disrupt the communications of armed militants who have seized much of its west ...


Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Zain: Digital transformation, 5G about more than tech - Mobile World Live
Zain: Digital transformation, 5G about more than tech  Mobile World Live

INTERVIEW: Technology is not the main challenge facing operators in terms of digital transformation or preparing for 5G, Zain Group CEO of Operations Scott ...


Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile payment system in Iraq aims to help 12,000 farmers return - Rudaw
Mobile payment system in Iraq aims to help 12,000 farmers return  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Short message *service* (SMS) technology will allow thousands of rural farmers to be paid electronically and return to their agrarian ...


Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Dubai’s Spacetoon Events inks deal with Better Entertainment for children’s shows across MENA - BroadcastProME.com
Dubai’s Spacetoon Events inks deal with Better Entertainment for children’s shows across MENA  BroadcastProME.com

Germany-based events organiser, Better Entertainment, has announced a collaboration with Spacetoon Event, the MENA-based entertainment company aimed ...


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Police arrest duo involved in terrorism facilitation for ISIS - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Police arrest duo involved in terrorism facilitation for ISIS  Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The police have arrested Waleed Ahmed Zein and Halima Adan Ali, alleged terrorism facilitation conduits for the Islamic State. The duo had established an ...


Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Money Goes Live in Iraq With 'Zain Cash' - PR Newswire
Mobile Money Goes Live in Iraq With 'Zain Cash'  PR Newswire

BARCELONA, Spain, February 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- eServGlobal (LSE: ESG.L & ASX: ESV.AX) is pleased to announce the commercial launch of mobile ...


Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group reports revenue, subscriber declines in H1 2016 - TeleGeography
Zain Group reports revenue, subscriber declines in H1 2016  TeleGeography

Kuwait. Kuwait-based telecoms giant Zain Group has published its consolidated financial results for the six-month period ended 30 June 2016, reporting a 2% ...


Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends, Opportunities and Industry Key Players – Newroz Telecom, Asiacell, Zain Iraq, Korek Telecom | 2018 - Market Journal
Iraq Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends, Opportunities and Industry Key Players – Newroz Telecom, Asiacell, Zain Iraq, Korek Telecom | 2018  Market Journal

WiseGuyReports.com “Iraq – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
From the streets of Beirut to the forests of Norway: Zain's story - InfoMigrants
From the streets of Beirut to the forests of Norway: Zain's story  InfoMigrants

In 2016, 12-year-old Zain Al Rafeea was working as a delivery boy on the streets of Beirut when he was discovered by a famous Lebanese film director.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain’s Ramadan Ad, With Images of Terrorism, Divides Twitter - The New York Times
Zain’s Ramadan Ad, With Images of Terrorism, Divides Twitter  The New York Times

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A suicide bomber straps on an explosive vest and boards a bus, but the passengers challenge him with exhortations to love and be ...


Tue, 30 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
TV broadcast services estimated to be worth USD 755.7bn: report - BroadcastProME.com
TV broadcast services estimated to be worth USD 755.7bn: report  BroadcastProME.com

The global television broadcasting services market, which was valued at USD 395.5bn in 2016 is predicted to expand at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2018 to 2026, ...


Sat, 02 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nepotism and corruption enemies of debt-crippled Jordan - The Irish Times
Nepotism and corruption enemies of debt-crippled Jordan  The Irish Times

Economy sags in country with scant agriculture, tourism, energy and rule of law.


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
iflix partners with mobile service Zain to expand MENA consumer reach - Marketing Interactive
iflix partners with mobile service Zain to expand MENA consumer reach  Marketing Interactive

iflix, and Zain, a mobile and data services operator in the Middle East and Africa, have established a joint venture, iflix Arabia, to bring iflix's *service* to the Middle ...


Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Fertile ground for mobile wallets: Iraq - ????
Fertile ground for mobile wallets: Iraq  ????

Hussein Kanber agha says his company has built a user friendly mobile wallet that will allow Iraqis to make payments using their mobile phones. In a country ...


Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government - Gulf Business News
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government  Gulf Business News

Kuwait-based telecom operator Zain Group is in talks with the government of Kuwait to swap Sudanese pounds for hard currency, its chief executive said on ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ISIS presence in Iraq exterminated: Map Update - AMN Al-Masdar News
ISIS presence in Iraq exterminated: Map Update  AMN Al-Masdar News

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (7:30 A.M.) - A few years back, the prospects of the Iraqi nation emerging from the its latest civil strife seemed unimaginable as the.


Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Coding event in Erbil aims to teach, motivate, share gaming knowledge - Rudaw
Coding event in Erbil aims to teach, motivate, share gaming knowledge  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Software developers of all levels came together this weekend to participate in the Middle East and North Africa region's Game Zanga, ...


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad  Reuters

Asiacell and KorekTelecom said on Tuesday they have not yet received a formaldemand from the Iraqi government to move their headquarters fromthe ...


Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain launches Iflix in 5 markets - Mobile World Live
Zain launches Iflix in 5 markets  Mobile World Live

Middle East operator Zain Group launched Iflix, a Malaysian video streaming provider which is rivaling Netflix in emerging markets, in five countries as part of a ...


Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Can Iraq's ailing economy liberate itself in 2018? | Nazli Tarzi - The Arab Weekly
Can Iraq's ailing economy liberate itself in 2018? | Nazli Tarzi  The Arab Weekly

Iraq's vast oil wealth is undoubtedly the country's most crucial stimulus for economic productivity but it is not the only one.


Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
USD 615 Million Queen Alia Airport Transaction Sets Benchmark for MENA Infrastructure Deals - PR Newswire
USD 615 Million Queen Alia Airport Transaction Sets Benchmark for MENA Infrastructure Deals  PR Newswire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- • Jordanian deal is first sale of a secondary infrastructure asset in the Middle East • Groupe...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Palestinian boy is orphaned after his disabled father is killed by Israeli troops - Haaretz
A Palestinian boy is orphaned after his disabled father is killed by Israeli troops  Haaretz

In Hebron, troops killed Mohammed Jabri, a mentally disabled man who was not able to speak and had been raising his 4-year-old son alone.


Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Appoints Ex COO Sultan Al Deghaither as New CEO - Al-Bawaba
Zain Appoints Ex COO Sultan Al Deghaither as New CEO  Al-Bawaba

Mobile Telecommunication Company Saudi Arabia (Zain) announced that its Board of Directors, on Sunday, decided that its CEO, Peter Kaliaropoulos will step ...


Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain net income rises 3% to KD 38mn in Q1 - Group generates revenues of KD 247 mn; serves 46.1 million customers, up 1.4% y/y - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Zain net income rises 3% to KD 38mn in Q1 - Group generates revenues of KD 247 mn; serves 46.1 million customers, up 1.4% y/y - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated financial ...


Wed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Slump hurts refugee schools in Kurdistan region of Iraq - UNHCR
Slump hurts refugee schools in Kurdistan region of Iraq  UNHCR

Teachers at refugee camps in Iraq's only autonomous region have not been paid for months, threatening education for displaced children.


Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Agreement on Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of Investments among Member States - Lexology
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Agreement on Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of Investments among Member States  Lexology

30 years since its entry into force. As the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") Agreement on promotion, protection and guarantee of investments among ...


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
GAR Article: Iraq hit with first ICSID claim - GAR
GAR Article: Iraq hit with first ICSID claim  GAR

UPDATED. After signing the ICSID Convention in late 2015, Iraq is facing its first claim under one of only two in force bilateral investment treaties,


Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Special Report: Between Iraq and a rich place - Reuters
Special Report: Between Iraq and a rich place  Reuters

The first hint that Christopher "Kiffer" Andress is not just your average CEO is the 9mm automatic pistol at his right hip.


Thu, 27 May 2010 07:00:00 GMT
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020 - PR Newswire
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020  PR Newswire

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqnzn7/2g_3g_and_4g) has announced the ...


Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT

HUAWEI launches Mate 20 Series in Sri Lanka - MENAFN.COM
HUAWEI launches Mate 20 Series in Sri Lanka  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) HUAWEI, Sri Lanka's number one smartphone brand unveiled their innovative Mate 20 series smartphones at a gala launc.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:07:28 GMT
How to spend the first 24 hours in Colombo, Sri Lanka - Wanderlust
How to spend the first 24 hours in Colombo, Sri Lanka  Wanderlust

With its rich history, eclectic culture and buzzy culinary scene, the hip Sri Lankan capital deserves to be more than just a side note to the rest of the island, says ...


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index - domain-B
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index  domain-B

SC rejects RCom's plea for more time to pay to Ericsson; 14 December 2018. Trai's `Do-Not-Disturb' app finally gets into Apple App Store; 03 December 2018.


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 GMT
The Three Largest Russian Telco Stocks, And The One Providing Internet to North Korea - Frontera
The Three Largest Russian Telco Stocks, And The One Providing Internet to North Korea  Frontera

Russia-based TransTeleCom, better known as TTK, has established a fiber optic network to provide Internet connection to North Korea. According to a map on ...


Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Clean fingers could stain Cambodia's election - Asia Times
Clean fingers could stain Cambodia's election  Asia Times

The question many Cambodians are asking themselves ahead of this month's general election is not so much which party to vote for but instead whether they ...


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Latest Updates for Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 - UPDATO
Latest Updates for Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082  UPDATO

To check your current Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082's firmware, go to Settings>About phone>Software Updates and look at the build number. Search your ...


Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Galaxy A8 (2018) update brings February patch, stability improvements - SamMobile
Galaxy A8 (2018) update brings February patch, stability improvements  SamMobile

Samsung has been actively updating the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018), its best mid-range phones yet, since before the devices went on sale.


Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Who Uses Google's Public DNS? - CircleID
Who Uses Google's Public DNS?  CircleID

Much has been said about how Google uses the services they provide, including their mail *service*, their office productivity tools, file storage and similar services, ...


Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Samsung Firmware Update for Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and more - UPDATO
Samsung Firmware Update for Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and more  UPDATO

With dozens of smartphones and tablets awaiting Android 7.0, it's almost Nougat season at the Samsung camp. However, not all Galaxy devices will be getting ...


Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020 - PR Newswire
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020  PR Newswire

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqnzn7/2g_3g_and_4g) has announced the ...


Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Using text messaging as weapon in malaria war - IRINnews.org
Using text messaging as weapon in malaria war  IRINnews.org

Cambodian efforts to contain the spread of malaria have been strengthened by a pilot project using text messaging and web-based technology. "My work is ...


Tue, 06 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Samsung Galaxy Note III country distribution list pops up - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com
Samsung Galaxy Note III country distribution list pops up - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Just like the Samsung Galaxy S4, the Samsung Galaxy Note III is allegedly going to launch in a couple of versions each sporting a different chipset under...


Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Econet wireless fights against another naming ceremony for ZAIN - Vanguard
Econet wireless fights against another naming ceremony for ZAIN  Vanguard

By Prince Osuagwu IF Middle East and Africa mobile operator Zain Group finally agrees to sell its Celtel Africa unit to the French company, new Orange, ...


Sun, 21 Jun 2009 07:00:00 GMT

Ooredoo enhances network investment to boost digital experience - Telecom Lead
Ooredoo enhances network investment to boost digital experience  Telecom Lead

Ooredoo has revealed the company's latest network investment to enhance customers' digital experiences. Ooredoo network speed and expansion Ooredoo ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Asiacell to offer free access to Wikipedia in Iraq - Phys.Org
Asiacell to offer free access to Wikipedia in Iraq  Phys.Org

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, said Tuesday that telecoms operator Asiacell will offer free access to the website to its ...


Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Asiacell, Korek have yet to receive demand from Iraq to move HQ to Baghdad  Reuters

Asiacell and KorekTelecom said on Tuesday they have not yet received a formaldemand from the Iraqi government to move their headquarters fromthe ...


Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
World Bank partner pledges $269 million to develop Iraq telecom Zain - Kurdistan24
World Bank partner pledges $269 million to develop Iraq telecom Zain  Kurdistan24

An international financial institution announced on Tuesday that it was providing a financial package of $269 million to a leading Iraqi mobile network operator to ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:00:53 GMT
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region - Kurdistan24
Iraq lifts another punitive decision against the Kurdistan Region  Kurdistan24

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi government has decided to lift another punitive measure against the Kurdistan Region by resuming *service* ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group posts QR15.3bn revenue in first half of 2018 - Gulf Times
Ooredoo Group posts QR15.3bn revenue in first half of 2018  Gulf Times

Ooredoo Group has reported a QR15.3bn revenue in the first half of 2018, driven by strong contributions from Qatar, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, Tunisia, and Myanmar.


Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ICFLIX Enters Iraq in Partnership with Telecom Giant Asiacell - PR Newswire
ICFLIX Enters Iraq in Partnership with Telecom Giant Asiacell  PR Newswire

DUBAI, UAE, August 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ICFLIX, the Middle East and North Africa's leading Internet streaming *service* has forged a strategic partnership...


Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Liquid Telecom appoints new COO - MyBroadband
Liquid Telecom appoints new COO  MyBroadband

Liquid Telecom has appointed Ahmad Mokhles as Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), a new position created in the company. Mokhles will assume the new ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines - Kurdistan24
KRG to take legal actions over Baghdad cutting Kurdistan's landlines  Kurdistan24

In a recent decree, Iraq's Media and Communication Commission has requested all telecom companies in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to cut off their ...


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:16:24 GMT
Mazin al-Eshaiker tells Al Arabiya English on why he's a good choice for Iraq PM - Al-Arabiya
Mazin al-Eshaiker tells Al Arabiya English on why he's a good choice for Iraq PM  Al-Arabiya

Sources with close knowledge of internal political consultations have asserted that among the names being floated by political groups for Iraqrsquo;s.


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq investors stubbornly stake post-ISIS future - Asia Times
Iraq investors stubbornly stake post-ISIS future  Asia Times

Iraqi bonds and stocks held by specialist foreign investors tried to shake off extended torpor, as a donor conference convened in Kuwait to pledge reconstruction ...


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap - Reuters
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap  Reuters

The market capitalisation of the Baghdad bourse doubled in February to reach $9.2 billion, boosted by Asiacell share trading, which started in early February.


Tue, 05 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Asiacell appoints CEO - Telecoms.com
Iraq's Asiacell appoints CEO  Telecoms.com

Iraqi operator Asiacell, a subsidiary of Qatari operator group Ooredoo, has appointed Amer Al Sunna as its CEO.


Mon, 09 Sep 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Asiacell Seeks To Raise $1.35bn From IPO - Gulf Business News
Iraq's Asiacell Seeks To Raise $1.35bn From IPO  Gulf Business News

Iraqi telecommunications operator Asiacell, a unit of Qatar Telecom, plans to raise at least $1.35 billion by offering 25 per cent of its share capital in an initial ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:24:47 GMT
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for 9 months 2018 - ZAWYA
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for 9 months 2018  ZAWYA

Ooredoo's 9M 2018 results were significantly negatively impacted by the overall Foreign Exchange weakness in Emerging Markets - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi court sentences two to death over Daesh links - PRESSTV
Iraqi court sentences two to death over Daesh links  PRESSTV

A court in Iraq has handed down death sentences to two men over their membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and involvement in acts of terror in the ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Will Iraq be the next hot frontier stock market? - Khaleej Times
Will Iraq be the next hot frontier stock market?  Khaleej Times

Iraqi stocks are up 10 per cent in 2018, far better than Europe or Japan, while its market's capitalisation is a mere $10 billion. (Reuters). Iraqi stocks are up 10 per ...


Sun, 29 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mazin Al-Eshaiker, a technocrat who may be new Iraq premier - Saudi Gazette
Mazin Al-Eshaiker, a technocrat who may be new Iraq premier  Saudi Gazette

By Ismaeel Naar and Hassan Al-Saeedi SOURCES with close knowledge of internal political consultations have asserted that among the names being floated ...


Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Iraq to sell fourth mobile licence  Reuters

Three existing operators paid $1.25 bln for licences in 2007.


Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Qatar Telecom to raise Asiacell stake in Iraq share sale - Reuters
Qatar Telecom to raise Asiacell stake in Iraq share sale  Reuters

Qatar Telecom (Qtel) plans to raise its stake in Asiacell as part of the Iraqi unit's $1.35 billion share sale, a Baghdad bourse official said on Thursday, as the Gulf ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Worried About a Global Markets Meltdown: Try Iraqi Stocks - The Wall Street Journal
Worried About a Global Markets Meltdown: Try Iraqi Stocks  The Wall Street Journal

Iraq's stock market is defying the violent swings that have struck the global markets this year. The country's main stock index is up more than 10% this year, ...


Sun, 01 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace - Reuters
Network shutdowns hurt Iraq telcos but 3G offers some solace  Reuters

Networks down in many areas under Islamic State control.


Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Armed group explode Korek Telecom office south of Baghdad, kidnap employees - Kurdistan24
Armed group explode Korek Telecom office south of Baghdad, kidnap employees  Kurdistan24

An armed group on Friday night attacked Korek Telecom's office in the city of Hilla in Iraq's Babil Province and kidnapped employees, the company stated.


Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:25:50 GMT
Only Known Iraq Billionaire Hires Women After Hussein - Bloomberg
Only Known Iraq Billionaire Hires Women After Hussein  Bloomberg

Faruk Mustafa Rasool first saw a mobile phone in 1998 while he was lying in a London hospital bed recovering from quadruple heart bypass surgery. Ignoring ...


Mon, 23 Sep 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses - Markets Insider
Iraq - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses  Markets Insider

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunities for Iraq's telecom sector once political unrest stabilisesThe political unrest in Iraq has battered th...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Liquid Telecom Creates New Position To Help Increase Efficiency Across Countries Of Operation - - KahawaTungu
Liquid Telecom Creates New Position To Help Increase Efficiency Across Countries Of Operation -  KahawaTungu

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Ahmad Mokhles as the company's Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), a new position ...


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fertile ground for mobile wallets: Iraq - ????
Fertile ground for mobile wallets: Iraq  ????

Hussein Kanber agha says his company has built a user friendly mobile wallet that will allow Iraqis to make payments using their mobile phones. In a country ...


Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdish telecom company concerned over Baghdad order to cut landlines - Rudaw
Kurdish telecom company concerned over Baghdad order to cut landlines  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Iraq's Communications and Media Commission has ordered several Kurdish communication companies to stop their landline ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked - Reuters UK
Iraq lifts social media ban, some websites still blocked  Reuters UK

DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) - Iraq has lifted a 17-day social media ban imposed to disrupt the communications of armed militants who have seized much of its west ...


Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Qtel takes majority holding in Asiacell - Financial Times
Qtel takes majority holding in Asiacell  Financial Times

Qtel, Qatar's state telecommunications company, is set to become the majority shareholder in Asiacell, the Iraqi mobile operator that is preparing for its initial ...


Tue, 05 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Volunteers aspire to beautify Erbil through painting colorful walls, murals, bridges - Rudaw
Volunteers aspire to beautify Erbil through painting colorful walls, murals, bridges  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Young volunteers in the Kurdistan Region have come together to add a little bit of color to the capital city through their "Colorful Erbil" ...


Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Giant tourist city project on Lake Dukan gets $1.6 billion investment - Rudaw
Giant tourist city project on Lake Dukan gets $1.6 billion investment  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Plans to build a gigantic tourist city on Lake Dukan, one of the Kurdistan Region's most beautiful, unspoiled nature spots, made a ...


Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Qatar Telecom now owns 64.1% of Asiacell - Arab News
Qatar Telecom now owns 64.1% of Asiacell  Arab News

DUBAI: Qatar Telecom used Iraqi unit Asiacell's $ 1.27 billion share sale, Iraq's largest ever flotation, to raise its stake to 64 percent in a vote of confidence in a ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Orange-directed Korek Telecom's Future Looks Bright if Iraq Recovers - Converge Network Digest
Orange-directed Korek Telecom's Future Looks Bright if Iraq Recovers  Converge Network Digest

On March 1st, Cisco and Ericsson announced that through their cooperative marketing agreement signed in November 2015 Korek Telecom, a 16 year-old ...


Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
APM Terminals Bahrain aims to raise more than $30m with IPO - Gulf Business News
APM Terminals Bahrain aims to raise more than $30m with IPO  Gulf Business News

The offering will start on November 8 and will remain open until November 24.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies - TeleGeography
Iraqi government approves distribution of 3G frequencies  TeleGeography

Iraq. The Iraqi government has reportedly granted the country's three national mobile operators – Zain Iraq, a unit of Kuwait's Zain Group, Ooredoo subsidiary ...


Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi ban on Kurdistan landline calls puts lives at risk: officials - Rudaw
Iraqi ban on Kurdistan landline calls puts lives at risk: officials  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A decision by the Iraqi authorities to force cell phone companies to cut calls to Kurdistan-based landlines puts citizens' lives and ...


Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group Reports QR24 Billion in 9-Month Revenue for 2017 - Al-Bawaba
Ooredoo Group Reports QR24 Billion in 9-Month Revenue for 2017  Al-Bawaba

Ooredoo Group today announced results for the nine months ended 30 September 2017.Financial Highlights: Quarterly AnalysisNine Month AnalysisQ3 ...


Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Estate of MerchantBridge founder faces new lawsuit over Asiacell investment - The National
Estate of MerchantBridge founder faces new lawsuit over Asiacell investment  The National

Former partner in the company alleges that its late founder, Basil Al Rahim, misrepresented the MerchantBridge stake in the Iraq mobile operator.


Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Investing in Iraq: a frontier too far? - Financial Times
Investing in Iraq: a frontier too far?  Financial Times

There are frontier investment markets, and then there is Iraq. Bombings and fighting killed at least 42 people on Thursday alone, in nine or more separate ...


Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Ayad Allawi, Iraqi vice president, warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk - Washington Times
Ayad Allawi, Iraqi vice president, warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk  Washington Times

Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi warned on Monday there could be a "civil war" over the Kurdish-administered city of Kirkuk if talks over Kurdish independence ...


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group pushes forward with network enhancements - Gulf Times
Ooredoo Group pushes forward with network enhancements  Gulf Times

From North Africa and the Arabian Gulf to Southeast Asia, Ooredoo is pushing forward with a group-wide modernisation programme to enhance customers' ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqi entrepreneurs find business success in smartphone apps - Phys.Org
Iraqi entrepreneurs find business success in smartphone apps  Phys.Org

It didn't take long for Ahmed Subhi and his friends to figure out the best project to launch amid Iraq's acute economic crisis. They just looked at their phones.


Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group 2016 revenue inches up 1%; customers grow 19% to 138m - TeleGeography
Ooredoo Group 2016 revenue inches up 1%; customers grow 19% to 138m  TeleGeography

Qatar. Qatar-based Ooredoo Group's consolidated annual revenue increased by 1% in 2016 to QAR32.503 billion (USD8.919 billion), driven by sales growth in ...


Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing - Al-Arabiya
Mobile operator Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing  Al-Arabiya

Zain Iraq, the countryrsquo;s biggest mobile phone network operator by subscribers, has applied for a listing on Baghdadrsquo;s stock exchange,


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Wikipedia down in several countries in EU law protest - Phys.org
Wikipedia down in several countries in EU law protest  Phys.org

Wikipedia went down in at least three countries Wednesday in a protest at an upcoming European Parliament vote on a highly disputed law that could make ...


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Stock Exchange - Wealth Daily
Iraqi Stock Exchange  Wealth Daily

The Iraqi Stock Exchange replaced the Baghdad Exchange in 2004, and since then it's begun to grow into a substantial exchange...


Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Business executives killed in Iraq plane crash - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Business executives killed in Iraq plane crash  Reuters

(Adds details from JPMorgan, paragraphs 6-8). BAGHDAD, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The chief executive of private equity group MerchantBridge and two JPMorgan ...


Sat, 05 Feb 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Bargains on the Baghdad Exchange - Barron's
Bargains on the Baghdad Exchange  Barron's

Iraq's economy is on the mend, and its tiny stock market looks poised to boom. Why Geoff Batt and Grant Felgenhauer of the Euphrates Iraq Fund, the country's ...


Sat, 27 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Exclusive: Lord Lamont may be called as witness in lawsuit over Iraq investments - The Independent
Exclusive: Lord Lamont may be called as witness in lawsuit over Iraq investments  The Independent

The former Conservative chancellor Lord Lamont looks set to be dragged into a High Court legal action over an investment company he advised that went into ...


Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Corruption and cronyism hinder Kurdistan - Financial Times
Corruption and cronyism hinder Kurdistan  Financial Times

The Kurdish city of Erbil in the north of Iraq is often described as “the new Dubai” because of its booming development since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime ...


Wed, 05 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo launches mobile money in Iraq - Developing Telecoms
Ooredoo launches mobile money in Iraq  Developing Telecoms

International communications provider Ooredoo has announced the launch of its mobile money *service*, AsiaHawala, in Iraq, claiming to be the first mobile ...


Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Asiacell, Ericsson partner in network deal - Trade Arabia
Asiacell, Ericsson partner in network deal  Trade Arabia

Asiacell, a leading telecom operator in Iraq has teamed up with Ericsson to transform Asiacell's transmission backbone infrastructure in the country, a report said.


Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
The hidden digital divide - SciDev.Net
The hidden digital divide  SciDev.Net

Data is fast becoming the universal currency that defines personal status and business success. Those with unlimited access to information have a clear ...


Wed, 08 Jun 2016 23:51:54 GMT
AsiaHawala Launches Mobile Money Services - Zawya
AsiaHawala Launches Mobile Money Services  Zawya

This new *service* will allow Asiacell customers in Iraq to transact via Mobile Money. - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Tue, 29 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Interview: Iraq bourse boss Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye - ArabianBusiness.com
Interview: Iraq bourse boss Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye  ArabianBusiness.com

The Iraq Stock Exchange has been boosted by the recent Asiacell listing, but chief executive Taha Ahmed Abdulsalam Al Rubaye says that outdated regulations ...


Sat, 07 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Arab Stars On The Global Stage - Forbes Middle East
Arab Stars On The Global Stage  Forbes Middle East

Forbes Middle East reveals its list of the Arab stars who have been making a mark on the global stage.


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:22:02 GMT
Asiacell, IRC and Ericsson win top CSR award - Trade Arabia
Asiacell, IRC and Ericsson win top CSR award  Trade Arabia

Asiacell, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Ericsson, won the 'Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Campaign of the Year' honour at the recent ...


Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Sulaimani's Newest Hotel Beckons Like a Beacon - Rudaw
Sulaimani's Newest Hotel Beckons Like a Beacon  Rudaw

'It is another success story of the Kurdish economic boom.'


Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Gorran member Haval Abubakir finally takes office as Sulaimani Governor - Rudaw
Gorran member Haval Abubakir finally takes office as Sulaimani Governor  Rudaw

SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region – The long-in-waiting candidate for the post of Sulaimani governor, Haval Abubakir, has finally taken office on Monday morning, ...


Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. “Middle ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Cell Phone Industry Thrives Despite War - ABC News
Iraq's Cell Phone Industry Thrives Despite War  ABC News

Fierce bidding for Iraq's cell phone licenses ends in billion-dollar deal.


Fri, 17 Aug 2007 07:00:00 GMT
Why It Makes Sense To Invest In Iraq… Yes, Iraq - International Business Times
Why It Makes Sense To Invest In Iraq… Yes, Iraq  International Business Times

Hidden behind the constant news flow of suicide bombings, sectarian violence and other atrocities in Iraq, something quite extraordinary occurred recently in the ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS - PR Newswire
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS  PR Newswire

LONDON, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- There are a number of countries across the Middle East offering progressive and increasingly competitive mobile ...


Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group subscribers up 9% to 117m in 2015 - TeleGeography
Ooredoo Group subscribers up 9% to 117m in 2015  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Wed, 02 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq widens Internet blocks to disrupt insurgent communications - Livemint
Iraq widens Internet blocks to disrupt insurgent communications  Livemint

Dubai: Iraq widened a clampdown on social media on Monday, blocking secure private communications channels to prevent Sunni militants from using them in ...


Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq is a state but not a nation; Kurdistan is the opposite - MinnPost.com
Iraq is a state but not a nation; Kurdistan is the opposite  MinnPost.com

Iraq is disintegrating along sectarian lines, but the state of “Kurdistan” might be a prosperous nation if it ever existed.


Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Government to Remove Blast Walls Along Baghdad's Main Roads in 40 Days - Washington Post
Iraqi Government to Remove Blast Walls Along Baghdad's Main Roads in 40 Days  Washington Post

BAGHDAD, Aug. 5 -- Iraq's government announced Wednesday that it intends to take down within 40 days the concrete blast walls erected by the U.S. military ...


Thu, 06 Aug 2009 07:00:00 GMT
Qatar telco Qtel rebrands as 'Ooredoo' - ArabianBusiness.com
Qatar telco Qtel rebrands as 'Ooredoo'  ArabianBusiness.com

Qatari telco rebrands in Barcelona, names footballer Lionel Messi as brand ambassador.


Tue, 05 Jan 2016 02:12:58 GMT
5 [NOT Netflix] video streaming platforms available in MENA - Wamda
5 [NOT Netflix] video streaming platforms available in MENA  Wamda

2016 was a year of celebration for young MENA users hungry for video on demand (VOD) and online streaming services. Netflix entered our region and finally ...


Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Diaspora boosts Kurdish region’s tourism push as ‘the other Iraq’ - The National
Diaspora boosts Kurdish region’s tourism push as ‘the other Iraq’  The National

Tourism is still developing in the Kurdish region but officials are working hard with their marketing campaign, “Kurdistan: the other Iraq”, in a bid to change public ...


Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
ISIS, Mosul and Iraq: Selfies show citizens are just trying to survive - NEWS.com.au
ISIS, Mosul and Iraq: Selfies show citizens are just trying to survive  NEWS.com.au

WE TAKE selfies at Taronga Zoo or at the Big Banana. But the harsh reality of life is highlighted in a selfie from just outside the besieged city of Mosul.


Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water - BBC News
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water  BBC News

Illness from drinking contaminated water is just the latest affliction affecting civilians in Mosul, months after the Iraqi city was taken over by Islamic State (IS) ...


Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Hotel fire kills 30 in Iraq's Kurdish north - Reuters
Hotel fire kills 30 in Iraq's Kurdish north  Reuters

A fire at a hotel in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya, possibly triggered by a gas leak or electric fault, killed 30 people, including many foreigners, and injured ...


Fri, 16 Jul 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Telecom and ICT Sector in Iraq and Kurdistan: Deployment of 4G LTE, IPOs and Other Developments - Marcopolis
Telecom and ICT Sector in Iraq and Kurdistan: Deployment of 4G LTE, IPOs and Other Developments  Marcopolis

View the latest analysis of the telecom and ICT sector in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. The latest developments include the IPO of the main players, deployment of 4G, ...


Thu, 30 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT
France Telecom eyes stake in Iraq’s Korek - Financial Times
France Telecom eyes stake in Iraq’s Korek  Financial Times

France Telecom is in talks to buy a minority stake in Iraq's third-largest mobile phone operator, as part of a strategy to expand its presence in the Middle East.


Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:00:00 GMT
New study shows the surprising power of Wikipedia in science - Phys.Org
New study shows the surprising power of Wikipedia in science  Phys.Org

A new MIT working paper released last month and featured on Wikimedia Monthly Research Showcase demonstrated the surprising scientific power of ...


Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Baghdad money squeeze tests limits of Iraqi Kurdistan's autonomy - Reuters UK
Baghdad money squeeze tests limits of Iraqi Kurdistan's autonomy  Reuters UK

Baghdad funding cuts spark salary crisis in Kurdistan.


Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Banking on Iraq - ArabianBusiness.com
Banking on Iraq  ArabianBusiness.com

Wadie Habboush gave up a comfortable life as a top-flight lawyer in the US to return to his roots in Iraq. Now, his company, the Habboush Group, is hoping to ...


Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:53:16 GMT
The Iraq war: ten years on, was it worth it? - Spectator.co.uk
The Iraq war: ten years on, was it worth it?  Spectator.co.uk

More than 20 years ago I stood on the burning sands of Iraq's southern deserts and watched in horror as tens of thousands of desperate men, women and ...


Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
HSBC considers quitting Iraq by selling Dar Es Salaam bank stake - Reuters
HSBC considers quitting Iraq by selling Dar Es Salaam bank stake  Reuters

HSBC Holdings said on Tuesday it is considering selling its majority stake in Dar Es Salaam Investment Bank , which has made it the main international lender ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq's 'Jon Stewart' on crossing 'red lines,' death threats - Al-Arabiya
Iraq's 'Jon Stewart' on crossing 'red lines,' death threats  Al-Arabiya

Ahmed Albasheer, a rising Iraqi satire star seen by some as the war-torn countryrsquo;s version of U.S. TV host Jon Stewart, vows to keep on breaking.


Thu, 05 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
The Middle East's Best Banks for Asia 2018 - Euromoney magazine
The Middle East's Best Banks for Asia 2018  Euromoney magazine

The financial connection between the countries of the Middle East and the trading nations of Asia becomes ever closer and more active. This new set of ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq's Stock Exchange: Bull in Iraq - Marcopolis
Iraq's Stock Exchange: Bull in Iraq  Marcopolis

Bull in Iraq article argues that 2 important events are going to trigger significant inflow of capital into Iraq's stock exchange leading to a bull market. Log on to ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Sansar Capital: 'Just Showing Up' Gives You Edge In Iraq - FINalternatives
Sansar Capital: 'Just Showing Up' Gives You Edge In Iraq  FINalternatives

The U.S. State Department says travel within Iraq “remains dangerous” and warns U.S. citizens against “all but essential” trips to that country. But elsewhere in ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Hilton signs third hotel in Kurdistan, Iraq - Hotelier Middle East
Hilton signs third hotel in Kurdistan, Iraq  Hotelier Middle East

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Kurdonia Company for Tourism & Hospitality Ltd., owned fully by Hiwa Rauf Company, for its third ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Is Erbil's growth spurt hype or for real? - gulfnews.com
Is Erbil's growth spurt hype or for real?  gulfnews.com

Erbil in Kurdistan's capital was once Saddam Hussain's pet hate, but now its economy is thriving.


Sun, 05 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Passenger traffic, flights at Kurdistan airports on the rise - Rudaw
Passenger traffic, flights at Kurdistan airports on the rise  Rudaw

by Rawa Abdulla. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The number of flights and passengers who passed through Kurdistan airports last year was considerably higher ...


Wed, 04 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Asia Frontier Capital - Outlook For 2018 - Seeking Alpha
Asia Frontier Capital - Outlook For 2018  Seeking Alpha

Asian frontier markets expected to continue showing robust GDP growth rates. China-led One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative can have positive economic ...


Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Erbil Stock Exchange working hard to reap fruits of labour - The National
Erbil Stock Exchange working hard to reap fruits of labour  The National

Flush with cash and foreign interest and sat on millions of barrels of oil, a development boom has overtaken Erbil, already home to hunderds of new companies.


Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Kadhim al-Sahir says he wants to sing in Kurdish again - Rudaw
Kadhim al-Sahir says he wants to sing in Kurdish again  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The king of Arabic crooners, Kadhim al-Sahir, says he is looking for another song to sing in Kurdish. The Iraqi singer who used to be a ...


Mon, 19 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Eleven Years On, Saddam's Legacy Still Alive - Rudaw
Eleven Years On, Saddam's Legacy Still Alive  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan – Most Iraqis do not know how to read a simple map. That is because, under the former regime, maps were secret. But how many of the habits ...


Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Five-volume Mango Tree Encyclopaedia launched - Oman - Muscat Daily
Five-volume Mango Tree Encyclopaedia launched - Oman  Muscat Daily

Muscat, A Royal Order of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said commissioned writing the encyclopaedia.


Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo's mWomen scheme now extended to Myanmar - Gulf Times
Ooredoo's mWomen scheme now extended to Myanmar  Gulf Times

Ooredoo yesterday announced the on-going extension of its award-winning mWomen programme, which aims to use mobile technology to empower women ...


Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo showcases achievements at Mobile World Congress - Trade Arabia
Ooredoo showcases achievements at Mobile World Congress  Trade Arabia

Leading telecommunications operator Ooredoo is showcasing its achievements last year at the Mobile World Congress that kicked off in Barcelona, Spain today ...


Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group reports an increase of 4% in Net Profit for 9M 2016 - Zawya
Ooredoo Group reports an increase of 4% in Net Profit for 9M 2016  Zawya

Revenue stood at QAR 24 billion: In local currency terms growth in Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Algeria, Maldives, Indonesia and Myanmar. Excluding Foreign ...


Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo extends mWomen initiatives to Myanmar - Al-Bawaba
Ooredoo extends mWomen initiatives to Myanmar  Al-Bawaba

Ooredoo today announced the on-going extension of its award-winning mWomen programme, which aim to use mobile technology to empower women across ...


Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Research into why we remember some aviation disasters and forget others - Phys.org
Research into why we remember some aviation disasters and forget others  Phys.org

Oxford University researchers have tracked how recent aircraft incidents or accidents trigger past events and how some are consistently more memorable than ...


Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Top 20 global mobile operator groups by connections and revenue, Q1 2013 - Mobile World Live
Top 20 global mobile operator groups by connections and revenue, Q1 2013  Mobile World Live

NEW ANALYSIS: China has consolidated its position as the world's largest mobile market, according to GSMA Intelligence's latest 'Scoreboard' operator ranking ...


Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
“mHealth” in the Middle East - Your Middle East
“mHealth” in the Middle East  Your Middle East

The digital revolution is about to change more than just the realms of freedom of speech and expression. Meet digitized medicine and the mobile health ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT

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