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Orange Pushed From Iraq as Regulator Takes Mobile Unit Stake - Bloomberg
Orange Pushed From Iraq as Regulator Takes Mobile Unit Stake  Bloomberg

An Iraqi industry regulator has stripped France's Orange SA of its stake in wireless operator Korek and handed it to a group of local investors, according to an ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 13:08:00 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
Korek announces block on their calls has been lifted - Rudaw
Korek announces block on their calls has been lifted  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Telecommunications company Korek has resumed full services after Iraq's regulatory body ordered operators to cut calls between ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive - Kurdistan24
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive  Kurdistan24

Over the past years, people in the autonomous Kurdistan Region and Iraq have repeatedly taken to social media to share their complaints and dissatisfaction ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 04:32:36 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 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
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls - Rudaw
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Mobile phone users faced serious disruption on Sunday when the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission (CMC) ordered ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 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
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
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Odessa American
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Odessa American

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2019--The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 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
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

(Adds Korek). BAGHDAD, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Asiacell and Korek Telecom said on Tuesday they have not yet received a formal demand from the Iraqi ...


Tue, 10 Oct 2017 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
NRT English - NRT
NRT English  NRT

SULAIMANI — Korek Telecom apologized to its customers Sunday (March 24) and described the decision by the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 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.


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 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
Korek Mountain: An escape to Kurdistan's nature - Rudaw
Korek Mountain: An escape to Kurdistan's nature  Rudaw

Standing on top of Korek Mountain you forget where you are. It is worlds apart from the image most people may have of the Middle East. At an elevation of 6,000 ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kurdistan civil defense rescues 5 students lost on Mount Korek - Kurdistan24
Kurdistan civil defense rescues 5 students lost on Mount Korek  Kurdistan24

Civil defense workers in the Kurdistan Region's province of Erbil located and rescued five youths late Friday who had gotten lost while attempting a hike to the ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:46:09 GMT
Tourism sector to double in size by 2025: KRG - Rudaw
Tourism sector to double in size by 2025: KRG  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Making tourism a bigger part of the Region's economy has long been an ambition of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Industry Today
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Middle East - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Tue, 07 May 2019 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
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
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
Falling boulders block main road to Bekhal, Korek tourist destinations - Kurdistan24
Falling boulders block main road to Bekhal, Korek tourist destinations  Kurdistan24

Ongoing heavy rains have caused rockfalls on the main road to Bekhal and Korek Mountain, blocking the way to the these popular tourist destinations in Erbil, ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
Korek Mountain to hold first snow festival on Friday - Rudaw
Korek Mountain to hold first snow festival on Friday  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The Kurdistan Region will hold its first snow festival on Korek Mountain, east of Erbil, aimed at attracting more winter tourists from ...


Mon, 02 Jan 2017 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
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
KRG launches two-month tourism boosting plan - Rudaw
KRG launches two-month tourism boosting plan  Rudaw

KRG aims to reduce its dependence on oil and other sources of income such as tourism and the agriculture.


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 12:51:30 GMT
Ski resort brings winter cheer to Iraq displaced - Yahoo Sports
Ski resort brings winter cheer to Iraq displaced  Yahoo Sports

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


Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Out of Africa: Why has Somaliland succeeded where Iraqi Kurdistan has failed? - AEI - American Enterprise Institute
Out of Africa: Why has Somaliland succeeded where Iraqi Kurdistan has failed? - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Africa, Foreign and Defense Policy, Middle East. Throughout 1988, MiG-17 fighter jets would take off from an airfield on the outskirts of ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 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
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
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
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
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.


Mon, 13 Mar 2017 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
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
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
The battle for Kirkuk A new war in Iraq, now between Shia Arabs and Kurds - The Economist
The battle for Kirkuk 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
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone - Reuters
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone  Reuters

ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Like many young people hungry for change in the Middle East, 21-year-old student Meran Mubarak is embracing social media as fast as ...


Thu, 16 Jun 2011 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'


Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:00:00 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
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, ...


Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
ICSID Roundup: The Latest Claims You Need To Know - Law360
ICSID Roundup: The Latest Claims You Need To Know  Law360

Law360, New York (April 14, 2017, 7:51 PM EDT) -- The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes registered claims centering on the ...


Fri, 14 Apr 2017 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
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
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
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
Iraq ski resort brings cheer to the displaced - The Daily Star
Iraq ski resort brings cheer to the displaced  The Daily Star

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


Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:00:00 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
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
Kurdish forces arrest scores of civilians, cut off internet in Sulaymaniyah - Iraqi News
Kurdish forces arrest scores of civilians, cut off internet in Sulaymaniyah  Iraqi News

Erbil (Iraqinews.com) Kurdish forces have launched a wide-scale arrest campaign in Sulaymaniyah to silence demonstrators, who have taken to the streets ...


Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Screenshots show Yazidi girls as young as 11 being sold on private ISIS messaging app - The Post Millennial
Screenshots show Yazidi girls as young as 11 being sold on private ISIS messaging app  The Post Millennial

Disclaimer: the images at the end of this article are disturbing. Since America became a world power after WWII, its policies in the middle east have ignored ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 16:09:02 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 08:00:00 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
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
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, 22 Sep 2014 07:00:00 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
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.


Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IN PHOTOS: Five things every foreigner learns when visiting Kurdistan - Kurdistan24
IN PHOTOS: Five things every foreigner learns when visiting Kurdistan  Kurdistan24

Despite all that is new to learn here, three things require no effort to understand: a smile, a tea, and some good food.


Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:41:34 GMT
In pictures: Snowfall in Kurdistan attract tourists from central - Rudaw
In pictures: Snowfall in Kurdistan attract tourists from central  Rudaw

Major snowfall atop Korek Mountain in the Kurdistan Region has attracted a large number of vacationers from the central and southern Iraq cities. Snowfall has ...


Thu, 21 Dec 2017 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 ...


Sat, 03 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap - Reuters
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap  Reuters

BAGHDAD, March 5 (Reuters) - The market capitalisation of the Baghdad bourse doubled in February to reach $9.2 billion, boosted by Asiacell share trading, ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Leaving war behind, Iraqis hit the ski slopes - Star2
Leaving war behind, Iraqis hit the ski slopes  Star2

Despite the ongoing fighting in nearby Mosul, Iraqis are travelling from all over the country to experience snow on the slopes of Korek mountain.


Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
First commercial ski trip to north Iraq lands in Mount Halgurd - Middle East Monitor
First commercial ski trip to north Iraq lands in Mount Halgurd  Middle East Monitor

Adventure travel company Untamed Borders took the first commercial overseas tour group to ski in Iraq in January, the Guardian reported today. Six skiers paid ...


Tue, 14 Mar 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
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 ...


Tue, 25 Dec 2012 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
JPMorgan follows Stanchart, Citi, deepens Iraq business - Livemint
JPMorgan follows Stanchart, Citi, deepens Iraq business  Livemint

Baghdad/Dubai: JPMorgan Chase and Co. is the latest international bank after Citigroup Inc. and Standard Chartered Plc to expand business in Iraq as OPEC's ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS - PR Newswire
Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOS  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile communications in the Middle East critical to progress There are a number of countries across the Middle ...


Fri, 16 Dec 2016 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

Islamic State militants cut off cellphone *service* in Mosul after capturing the city two years ago, and Iraqi forces trying to retake the city are restoring coverage and ...


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 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
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
Don't buy Orange's excuse for why it can't end its complicity in Israeli crimes - The Electronic Intifada
Don't buy Orange's excuse for why it can't end its complicity in Israeli crimes  The Electronic Intifada

Orange providing free *service* to Israeli soldiers deployed near Gaza during the assault in the summer of 2014 that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians.


Thu, 04 Jun 2015 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
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid - PhoneWorld Magazine
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid  PhoneWorld Magazine

Ufone is one of the 4G LTE cellular *service* providers in Pakistan. The company started its operations in Islamabad on January 29, 2001. The main focus of the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
48 hours in Erbil: It's not as crazy as it sounds - StepFeed
48 hours in Erbil: It's not as crazy as it sounds  StepFeed

While it may be true that there are major security problems throughout Iraq, large parts of the Kurdish region are actually very safe.


Fri, 23 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdish merchants, Turkish goods take back Mosul food trade - Reuters
Kurdish merchants, Turkish goods take back Mosul food trade  Reuters

Iraqi-Kurdish trader Kasim Dilbrin lost everything when Islamic State seized his warehouses in Mosul. Now the militants are retreating, he is back in business, ...


Tue, 11 Apr 2017 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
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
The Iran I Saw - Politico
The Iran I Saw  Politico

Far from the nuclear negotiations, a new tech-savvy Iranian generation takes shape.


Sun, 28 Jun 2015 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
Poor morale, fear of Islamic State hamper Iraqi offensive to free Mosul - Stars and Stripes
Poor morale, fear of Islamic State hamper Iraqi offensive to free Mosul  Stars and Stripes

Coalition airstrikes pounded the Islamic State-held village of Nasra in northern Iraq, softening up enemy positions for the Iraqi army.


Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Kurdistan Ever closer to independence - The Economist
Kurdistan Ever closer to independence  The Economist

THEY are questions that no politician can avoid in what the international lexicon calls the Kurdish Region of Iraq. Is Kurdistan going to be independent? And ...


Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Pictures of the day: March 25, 2017 - The Express Tribune
Pictures of the day: March 25, 2017  The Express Tribune

A bird flies over electronic candles left in tribute on Westminster Bridge opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 24, 2017 two days after ...


Sat, 25 Mar 2017 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
Duhok city entertains more than 10000 tourists on New Year's Eve - Rudaw
Duhok city entertains more than 10000 tourists on New Year's Eve  Rudaw

DUHOK, Kurdistan Region—The city of Duhok saw a record number of visitors in a single night on New Year's eve with more than two dozen parties and music ...


Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
ISIS Leader Takes Steps to Ensure Group’s Survival - New York Times
ISIS Leader Takes Steps to Ensure Group’s Survival  New York Times

In delegating authority, the Islamic State's reclusive leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has drawn lessons from the fates of other militant groups, intelligence officials ...


Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water - BBC News
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water  BBC News

In an exclusive series of diary instalments, residents describe what life is like in the Iraqi city of Mosul since Islamic State militants took over in June.


Fri, 19 Dec 2014 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
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 ...


Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:00:00 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

Zain Iraq sees 77% Growth in Net Income - MENAFN.COM
Zain Iraq sees 77% Growth in Net Income  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Iraq Business News) Zain Iraq has posted a growth in net income of 77 percent. In its results statement for Q1 2019, the company said:


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Iraq almost doubles profit in Q1 - Telecompaper
Zain Iraq almost doubles profit in Q1  Telecompaper

Zain Iraq's revenue increased to USD 262 million in the first quarter while EBITDA advanced 13 percent to USD 109 million. The EBITDA margin amounted to 42 ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 14:47:00 GMT
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits - Comms MEA
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits  Comms MEA

In the first quarter of 2019, Zain served 50 million customers, for growth of 6% increase year-on-year (Y-o-Y). Consolidated revenues were KD 404 million ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
IBBC holds Iraq's First Int'l Tech Conference in Baghdad - MENAFN.COM
IBBC holds Iraq's First Int'l Tech Conference in Baghdad  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Iraq Business News) The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held Iraq's first International Tech Conference in Baghdad at the Babylon Rotan.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo Digital, Zain launch mobile gaming with direct billing in Iraq - Mobile Payments Today
Docomo Digital, Zain launch mobile gaming with direct billing in Iraq  Mobile Payments Today

Docomo Digital is launching its mobile gaming platform with Zain Iraq, which gives more than 16 million subscribers the ability to access hundreds of titles using ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Zain net profit rises 15% in Q1 to $155m - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Zain net profit rises 15% in Q1 to $155m - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Group's consolidated revenue up 56% to $1.33 billion, EBITDA for the quarter jumps 111%. 00:00 / 00:00. An error occurred. Please try again later.


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei Mobile Services launches AppTouch for global carriers - Comms MEA
Huawei Mobile Services launches AppTouch for global carriers  Comms MEA

The new Huawei AppTouch platform provides a new way for carriers to integrate global digital *content* ecosystem and channel resources and will become an ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:02:12 GMT
Zain Group Net Profit rises 15% in Q1 2019 to reach USD 155 million, Revenue up 56% to reach USD 1.33 billion - MENAFN.COM
Zain Group Net Profit rises 15% in Q1 2019 to reach USD 155 million, Revenue up 56% to reach USD 1.33 billion  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Editorial) Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated fin.


Sat, 04 May 2019 04:00:00 GMT
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:56:00 GMT
Zain Iraq, CMC and Ericsson launching IoT competition for university students in Iraq - Comms MEA
Zain Iraq, CMC and Ericsson launching IoT competition for university students in Iraq  Comms MEA

The first-of-its-kind competition will run for six weeks during which the students are invited to present use cases to address the possibilities of 5G-IoT and industry ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Iraqi Mobile Gaming Gets New Mobile Payments Edge With Docomo Digital and Zain - Payment Week
Iraqi Mobile Gaming Gets New Mobile Payments Edge With Docomo Digital and Zain  Payment Week

Mobile gaming is increasingly part of the landscape, as people take advantage of a few minutes here or there to enjoy a quick game of something, or to browse ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Industry Today
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Middle East - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Tue, 07 May 2019 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
Jordan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2020, Upcoming Trends, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Jordan Telecom; Zain Jordan; Batelco; Virgin Mobile - Amazing Newspaper
Jordan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2020, Upcoming Trends, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Jordan Telecom; Zain Jordan; Batelco; Virgin Mobile  Amazing Newspaper

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


Fri, 24 May 2019 13:21:07 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
MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi; most Gulf markets down - Reuters
MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi; most Gulf markets down  Reuters

Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday for the fourth straight day, weakened by a combination of lower oil prices and geopolitical tension in the Middle East, ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 13:48:00 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
How Syrian refugees to Canada have fared since 2015 - Maclean's
How Syrian refugees to Canada have fared since 2015  Maclean's

It hasn't been easy, and Syrian newcomers are forced to overcome serious language and employment barriers, but early fears about how thousands of new ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 10:30:59 GMT
Zain CEO talks-up investment impact - Mobile World Live
Zain CEO talks-up investment impact  Mobile World Live

Zain Group CEO Bader Al-Kharafi (pictured) hailed heavy infrastructure investments and organisational changes for preparing the company to commercialise 5G ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Zain revenue, Opex, EBITDA and profit in Q3 - Telecom Lead
Zain revenue, Opex, EBITDA and profit in Q3  Telecom Lead

Zain Group has revealed its revenue, Opex, EBITDA and profit during the third quarter of 2018. Zain Group, which has presence in eight markets across the ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Is Baghdad becoming a new hotspot for young entrepreneurs? - africanews
Is Baghdad becoming a new hotspot for young entrepreneurs?  africanews

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
Zain investing heavily in its ‘4Sight’ digital strategy - Kuwait Times
Zain investing heavily in its ‘4Sight’ digital strategy  Kuwait Times

Zain Group holds AGM with a quorum of 73.91%; dividend of 30 fils for 2018 approved. KUWAIT: The annual Ordinary General Assembly of Zain Group was held ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive - Kurdistan24
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive  Kurdistan24

Over the past years, people in the autonomous Kurdistan Region and Iraq have repeatedly taken to social media to share their complaints and dissatisfaction ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 04:32:36 GMT
MIDEAST - Factors to watch - May 5 - Reuters
MIDEAST - Factors to watch - May 5  Reuters

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


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Out Of Africa, Into MENA - Global Finance
Out Of Africa, Into MENA  Global Finance

With more people holding a smartphone than a bank account, the MENA region offers giant opportunities for telcos offering payments and money-transfers.


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 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
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls - Rudaw
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Mobile phone users faced serious disruption on Sunday when the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission (CMC) ordered ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi index - Business Recorder
Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi index  Business Recorder

Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday for the fourth straight day, weakened by a combination of lower oil prices and geopolitical tension in the Middle.


Wed, 08 May 2019 05:47:42 GMT
HOT! Starz Play launches in Iraq - BroadcastProME.com
HOT! Starz Play launches in Iraq  BroadcastProME.com

Starz Play has launched in Iraq, according to a brief announcement from Danny Bates, CCO and Co-Founder of Starz Play. “We have signed and partnered with ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Zain expands mobile pay in Iraq as carrier tackles debt - RCR Wireless News
Zain expands mobile pay in Iraq as carrier tackles debt  RCR Wireless News

Iraqi mobile commerce firm Iraq Wallet expanded its ZainCash *service* by introducing an online payment solution, dubbed Pay with ZainCash, to expand the ...


Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Selects Parallel Wireless Open RAN to Modernize Existing 2G and 3G Infrastructure - PRNewswire
Zain Selects Parallel Wireless Open RAN to Modernize Existing 2G and 3G Infrastructure  PRNewswire

NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Parallel Wireless, Inc., the leader in providing the world's first software-based unified end-to-end network solution ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group 2018 net profit soars 23% to reach KD 197 million - Kuwait Times
Zain Group 2018 net profit soars 23% to reach KD 197 million  Kuwait Times

Board of Directors recommends a cash dividend of 30 fils per share. Zain Group Chairman- Ahmed Al-Tahous and Zain Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, Bader Al- ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Zain Iraq selects Ericsson vEPC to upgrade network - Telecom Lead
Zain Iraq selects Ericsson vEPC to upgrade network  Telecom Lead

Zain Iraq has selected Ericsson to upgrade its existing network using Ericsson's virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) to meet the growing data demands of its ...


Mon, 28 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Iranian militias in Iraq seek to shift Middle East features - Egypttoday
Iranian militias in Iraq seek to shift Middle East features  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 18 February 2019: The Iran Militia in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) has revealed plans to relocate most of the group's offices outside the country's main cities, ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 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
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
Zain, Asiacell launch 3G in quick succession - TeleGeography
Zain, Asiacell launch 3G in quick succession  TeleGeography

Iraq. Zain Iraq, the country's largest mobile operator by subscribers, reportedly turned on its 3G network on 31 December, making it the first cellco in the country ...


Fri, 02 Jan 2015 08:00:00 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 phone network sees 11% drop in profits – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits – Middle East Monitor  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
Pakistans World Cup qualifiers participation becomes more entangled: Ashfaq-led PFF to hold camp at Islamabad next month - The News International
Pakistans World Cup qualifiers participation becomes more entangled: Ashfaq-led PFF to hold camp at Islamabad next month  The News International

KARACHI: In order to counter FIFA-recognised Pakistan Football Federation's expected move to hold a camp on foreign soil and field the national team in the ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
Starz Play launches Iraq channel | - Advanced Television
Starz Play launches Iraq channel |  Advanced Television

Starz Play, the SVoD platform, has confirmed the launch of a new TV Channel in Iraq. Danny Bates, Co-Founder of Starz Play, commented: “We have signed and ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
NRT English - NRT
NRT English  NRT

SULAIMANI — Korek Telecom apologized to its customers Sunday (March 24) and described the decision by the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
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’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
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
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
Middle East: 2018 Fixed Broadband Market -- Encouraging Signs for Fixed Broadband Development - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press
Middle East: 2018 Fixed Broadband Market -- Encouraging Signs for Fixed Broadband Development - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

Press release *content* from BusinessWire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Saudi Arabia's 2018 profit soars to record on royalty deal - The National
Zain Saudi Arabia's 2018 profit soars to record on royalty deal  The National

The Saudi unit of Kuwait-based telecoms operator Zain Group reported record profit for 2018 thanks to an agreement signed in December between the ...


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Culture - Capernaum: Heart-wrenching films about childhood - BBC News
Culture - Capernaum: Heart-wrenching films about childhood  BBC News

The Lebanese film Capernaum has been nominated for an Oscar. Arwa Haider looks at how some movies reveal stories of conflict and tragedy – through a ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 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
CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed - Washington Technology
CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed  Washington Technology

CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed to lead the federal civilian and law enforcement practice.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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

21 July 2017. Erbil – The first Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq, will take place on 21–22 July organized by Re:Coded, a humanitarian innovation ...


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses – Middle East Monitor  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
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
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
Zain Saudi Arabia inks cloud deal with Alibaba Cloud and Jawraa - Comms MEA
Zain Saudi Arabia inks cloud deal with Alibaba Cloud and Jawraa  Comms MEA

Zain Saudi Arabia has signed a new deal with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba Group, and Jawraa. This agreement aims to promote private ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 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
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
UNHCR Regional Cash Assistance Update Syria & Iraq Situations, January to June 2017 - Syrian Arab Republic - Reliefweb
UNHCR Regional Cash Assistance Update Syria & Iraq Situations, January to June 2017 - Syrian Arab Republic  Reliefweb

UNHCR continues its strategic shift from the distribution of in-kind relief items to the provision of humanitarian cash assistance to refugees, primarily through ...


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Chinese language to enter Saudi education - MENAFN.COM
Chinese language to enter Saudi education  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN) Amid efforts to boost relations, Saudi Arabia decided to introduce Chinese language in its curriculum.Saudi Arabia reached the decisi.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Air raids kill 7 militants in S. Afghanistan's Uruzgan province - MENAFN.COM
Air raids kill 7 militants in S. Afghanistan's Uruzgan province  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Trend A total of seven militants have been confirmed dead as military aircraft struck Taliban hideouts in Afghanista.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 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
Egypt's real estate giants form JV - MENAFN.COM
Egypt's real estate giants form JV  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN) Giant Egyptian property companies EFG Hermes, Talaat Mostafa Group and GB Capital announced the inauguration of a joint venture between them.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Azerbaijani oil prices for April 15-19 - MENAFN.COM
Azerbaijani oil prices for April 15-19  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22 By Kheyraddin Nasirzade - Trend: Average price of AZERI LT CIF, extracted at.


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Azerbaijani military pilots start training flights on Super Mushshak, L-39 aircraft, Mi Series helicopters [PHOTO/VIDEO] - MENAFN.COM
Azerbaijani military pilots start training flights on Super Mushshak, L-39 aircraft, Mi Series helicopters [PHOTO/VIDEO]  MENAFN.COM

By Trend. Intensive training is underway to improve professional qualification of the military pilots of Azerbaijani Air Force in accordance with the combat training ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 27 times - MENAFN.COM
Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 27 times  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Trend Over the past 24 hours, Armenian armed forces have violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Az.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 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
Saudi telcos settle disputes and agree new service royalties with government - The National
Saudi telcos settle disputes and agree new service royalties with government  The National

The annual royalty for commercial *service* will drop from 15% to 10% of net revenues under the agreement.


Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
US, China aiming for trade deal by late May or early June - MENAFN.COM
US, China aiming for trade deal by late May or early June  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) The U.S. and China are planning for two more rounds of trade talks with the aim of completing a deal by late May or early.


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 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
UAE convicts deadly attack on Afghan Communications Ministry - MENAFN.COM
UAE convicts deadly attack on Afghan Communications Ministry  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN) The United Arab Emirates has convicted the terrorist attack on the Communications Ministry in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, which caused deat.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Parallel Wireless wins mobile broadband deal in Iraq - Telecom Lead
Parallel Wireless wins mobile broadband deal in Iraq  Telecom Lead

Parallel Wireless has won a telecom equipment contract from Kalimat Telecom, a subsidiary of Kuwait's Trade Links, to build their mobile broadband network in ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Saudi's third-quarter net income up 15-fold as revenues rise - The National
Zain Saudi's third-quarter net income up 15-fold as revenues rise  The National

Zain Saudi Arabia, the telecoms company in which Kuwait's Zain Group has a 37 per cent stake, reported a 15-fold profit rise, surprising the market, as revenues ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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, ...


Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain profit up on data use, though forex woes continue - Mobile World Live
Zain profit up on data use, though forex woes continue  Mobile World Live

Zain Group booked a 7 per cent increase in Q1 2018 profit, despite foreign exchange and regulatory headwinds, as the company said its focus on promoting ...


Fri, 11 May 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
Memac Ogilvy wins Zain Iraq PR services - Trade Arabia
Memac Ogilvy wins Zain Iraq PR services  Trade Arabia

Memac Ogilvy, a leading advertising and public relations agency in Mena, has partnered with Zain Iraq, a top telecom provider, to offer communication services.


Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-Iraqi government wants Kurdistan-based mobile phone... - Reuters
UPDATE 2-Iraqi government wants Kurdistan-based mobile phone...  Reuters

(Adds Korek shareholder shares down). BAGHDAD, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Iraqi government will seek to impose control over Kurdistan-based mobile phone ...


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 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
Nepotism and corruption enemies of debt-crippled Jordan - The Irish Times
Nepotism and corruption enemies of debt-crippled Jordan  The Irish Times

The taxi nuzzles gently into dense rush-hour traffic as car headlamps flicker over the walls of white stone villas and residential and office blocks. High in the sky, ...


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sexual assault charges dismissed against tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer - Axios
Sexual assault charges dismissed against tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer  Axios

Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child. He was immediately ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Ramadan Humiliating Commercial: A Blatant Call for which Sort of Peace? - Modern Diplomacy
A Ramadan Humiliating Commercial: A Blatant Call for which Sort of Peace?  Modern Diplomacy

The Kuwait-based Zain Group, a leading Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has released a three-minute ad by ...


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

ICSID Roundup: The Latest Claims You Need To Know - Law360
ICSID Roundup: The Latest Claims You Need To Know  Law360

Law360, New York (April 14, 2017, 7:51 PM EDT) -- The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes registered claims centering on the ...


Fri, 14 Apr 2017 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
Investment Treaty Arbitration in United Arab Emirates - Lexology
Investment Treaty Arbitration in United Arab Emirates  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Background. Foreign investment.


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 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

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The first hint that Christopher “Kiffer” Andress is not just your average CEO is the 9mm automatic pistol at his right hip. Employees of the ...


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

Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone - Reuters
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone  Reuters

ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Like many young people hungry for change in the Middle East, 21-year-old student Meran Mubarak is embracing social media as fast as ...


Thu, 16 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT
[List] Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update available in these countries - SamMobile
[List] Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update available in these countries  SamMobile

To find out if the official Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update is available in your country, you can check out our constantly updating list. - SamMobile.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid - PhoneWorld Magazine
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid  PhoneWorld Magazine

Ufone is one of the 4G LTE cellular *service* providers in Pakistan. The company started its operations in Islamabad on January 29, 2001. The main focus of the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sri Lanka qualify for World Team Cup at wheelchair tennis - Sunday Observer
Sri Lanka qualify for World Team Cup at wheelchair tennis  Sunday Observer

The Sri Lankan wheelchair tennis team comprising D. Gamini, DS Dharmasena and RALS Ranweera participated in the Asian Oceania qualifying round for the ...


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
Network convergence: Are we there yet? - Telecom Asia
Network convergence: Are we there yet?  Telecom Asia

This report will look at the changing convergence landscape, key trends that will shape its growth and the challenges that it still needs to overcome.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tea exports up to 25.2 mnkg in July - Ceylon Daily News
Tea exports up to 25.2 mnkg in July  Ceylon Daily News

Sri Lanka tea exports in July which stood at 25.2 million kilogrammes (Mnkg) dropped a sharp 6% compared to last year but is up on June quantity of 24.7 Mnkg.


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Galaxy S8 Android 9 update release country & carrier list, Have you got? - nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Galaxy S8 Android 9 update release country & carrier list, Have you got?  nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper

(The Order Has A to Z and also you can try CTRL + F keys to find the word). Argentina (ANC) Argentina (ARO) Argentina (Claro) (CTI) Argentina (Movistar) (UFN)


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sri Lanka warned of ISIS activity | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka warned of ISIS activity | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka  The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

A state intelligence arm has warned the Government over what it fears is the radicalisation of Muslim groups turning out to be supporters of the ISIS - the.


Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:00:00 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
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index - domain-B
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index  domain-B

Vodafone network access to rival to secure Liberty deal in Germany; 09 May 2019. Reliance Jio wins 3 awards at Golden Globe Tigers Award 2019; 08 May ...


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 GMT
Samsung Galaxy S7 Firmware update country list- Download Android 8 - nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Samsung Galaxy S7 Firmware update country list- Download Android 8  nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper

Samsung Galaxy S7 Firmware (Software) update release country & carrier list. Have you got a new Android 8 update? If you find the Samsung S7 firmware ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
China Mobile's Pakistan unit to provide 4G to NTC - Telecom Asia
China Mobile's Pakistan unit to provide 4G to NTC  Telecom Asia

Signs a deal to provide white-label LTE services to NTC's government customers.


Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Men who talk on their mobile phones 'more likely to have lower sperm quality' - Daily Mail
Men who talk on their mobile phones 'more likely to have lower sperm quality'  Daily Mail

Men who carry their mobile phone in a trouser pocket or talk on it for just an hour a day risk suffering with fertility problems, scientists warn (stock photo).


Sun, 21 Feb 2016 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
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
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
Samsung Firmware Updates for Galaxy S7, Galaxy A7, and more - UPDATO
Samsung Firmware Updates for Galaxy S7, Galaxy A7, and more  UPDATO

Being a multi-billion dollar tech company that has hundreds of devices in the Android market, Samsung does have its hands busy with updates all the time.


Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Dubai collector Shad Abdulkarim plans to build first Kurdish museum of art - The National
Dubai collector Shad Abdulkarim plans to build first Kurdish museum of art  The National

The Salam Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is due to open in Abdulkarim's native Sulaymaniyah next year.


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq Stock Market Report - MENAFN.COM
Iraq Stock Market Report  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Iraq Business News) Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 2nd May 2019). Please click here to downloa.


Fri, 03 May 2019 09:28:32 GMT
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for Q1 2019 - ZAWYA
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for Q1 2019  ZAWYA

Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS today announced results for the quarter ended 31 March 2019. Financial Highlights: Group EBITDA ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Iraqi stockpickers see a silver lining as public mood darkens - Financial Times
Iraqi stockpickers see a silver lining as public mood darkens  Financial Times

Despite challenges, fund managers eye potential for returns in the thinly traded exchange.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Market Review: Economy continues to Recover - MENAFN.COM
Market Review: Economy continues to Recover  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Iraq Business News) By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 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
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Industry Today
Research Deliver Insight into Middle East Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Middle East - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Odessa American
The Middle Eastern Mobile Infrastructure & Mobile Broadband Market, 2019 - 5G Mobile Infrastructure is a Key Focus in Parts of the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Odessa American

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2019--The "Middle East - Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband" report has been added to ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls - Rudaw
Phone network chaos as regulator orders block on Korek calls  Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Mobile phone users faced serious disruption on Sunday when the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission (CMC) ordered ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive - Kurdistan24
Order to disrupt telecom networks affects thousands after failed bid to make sector more competitive  Kurdistan24

Over the past years, people in the autonomous Kurdistan Region and Iraq have repeatedly taken to social media to share their complaints and dissatisfaction ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 04:32:36 GMT
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Middle East: Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs, 2019 - Growth Opportunities Exist for Mobile Operators in the Middle East - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:56:00 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

(Adds Korek). BAGHDAD, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Asiacell and Korek Telecom said on Tuesday they have not yet received a formal demand from the Iraqi ...


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 telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap - Reuters
Iraq telco Asiacell shares double bourse market cap  Reuters

BAGHDAD, March 5 (Reuters) - The market capitalisation of the Baghdad bourse doubled in February to reach $9.2 billion, boosted by Asiacell share trading, ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2013 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
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
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
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
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
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
Zain, Asiacell launch 3G in quick succession - TeleGeography
Zain, Asiacell launch 3G in quick succession  TeleGeography

Iraq. Zain Iraq, the country's largest mobile operator by subscribers, reportedly turned on its 3G network on 31 December, making it the first cellco in the country ...


Fri, 02 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Ooredoo Group records QR30bn in revenue for 2018 - The Peninsula Qatar
Ooredoo Group records QR30bn in revenue for 2018  The Peninsula Qatar

Driven by strong contributions from Oman and Kuwait, Ooredoo recorded QR29.9bn in revenue for the year 2018. Most of Ooredoo's operations delivered a solid ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
First IPO on Iraqi stock market since invasion is a whopper: $1.3 billion for Asiacell - Quartz
First IPO on Iraqi stock market since invasion is a whopper: $1.3 billion for Asiacell  Quartz

Iraqi mobile phone operator Asiacell is seeking to raise some $1.3 billion on the Baghdad stock market in the first major IPO since the 2003 US-led invasion.


Thu, 03 Jan 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
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
Liquid Telecom appoints new chief operating officer - BusinessTech
Liquid Telecom appoints new chief operating officer  BusinessTech

Liquid Telecom has appointed Ahmad Mokhles as group chief operating officer (GCOO), a new position created in the company.


Wed, 18 Jul 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

A dismal legacy of civil war, sanctions, insurgency, foreign invasion and terrorism has had a catastrophic impact on the Iraqi economy. Prime Minister Haider Al ...


Sun, 29 Apr 2018 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
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for 9 months 2018 - ZAWYA
Ooredoo Group announced revenue for 9 months 2018  ZAWYA

Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS today announced results for the first nine months ended 30 September 2018. Financial Highlights:.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NRT English - NRT
NRT English  NRT

SULAIMANI — Korek Telecom apologized to its customers Sunday (March 24) and described the decision by the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid - PhoneWorld Magazine
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid  PhoneWorld Magazine

Ufone is one of the 4G LTE cellular *service* providers in Pakistan. The company started its operations in Islamabad on January 29, 2001. The main focus of the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 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 ...


Tue, 25 Dec 2012 08:00:00 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
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.


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 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
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
Business executives killed in Iraq plane crash - Reuters
Business executives killed in Iraq plane crash  Reuters

The chief executive of private equity group MerchantBridge and two JPMorgan executives were among seven people killed when a small plane crashed in ...


Sat, 05 Feb 2011 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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, 30 Sep 2015 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
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone - Reuters
Mobile technology, broadband flourish in Iraq Kurdish zone  Reuters

ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Like many young people hungry for change in the Middle East, 21-year-old student Meran Mubarak is embracing social media as fast as ...


Thu, 16 Jun 2011 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...


Sat, 03 Feb 2018 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
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
Iraqi entrepreneurs find business success in smartphone apps - Phys.Org
Iraqi entrepreneurs find business success in smartphone apps  Phys.Org

In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Ali Raad, a taxi driver who workes for the ride-hailing app Ujra, receives a call from a customer, in Baghdad, Iraq. Tech-savvy ...


Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 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
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
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water - BBC News
Mosul diaries: Poisoned by water  BBC News

In an exclusive series of diary instalments, residents describe what life is like in the Iraqi city of Mosul since Islamic State militants took over in June.


Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
After Liberation Came Destruction | Iraqi Militias and the Aftermath of Amerli - Human Rights Watch
After Liberation Came Destruction | Iraqi Militias and the Aftermath of Amerli  Human Rights Watch

At the end of August 2014, following a three-month siege by the armed group Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Iraqi and United States air strikes and ground ...


Wed, 18 Mar 2015 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
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
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
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
JPMorgan follows Stanchart, Citi, deepens Iraq business - Livemint
JPMorgan follows Stanchart, Citi, deepens Iraq business  Livemint

Baghdad/Dubai: JPMorgan Chase and Co. is the latest international bank after Citigroup Inc. and Standard Chartered Plc to expand business in Iraq as OPEC's ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
The Birth of Kurdistan? Not So Fast... - The National Interest Online
The Birth of Kurdistan? Not So Fast...  The National Interest Online

As Iraq slides into the abyss, the Kurds stand to be big winners. On Thursday Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, entered Kirkuk as the Iraqi military melted ...


Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Iraq gets LTE - Telecoms.com
Iraq gets LTE  Telecoms.com

LTE services have been deployed in Iraq, by network infrastructure vendor Alcatel-Lucent and Regional Telecom, a communications *service* provider in ...


Wed, 05 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
Emma Nicholson writes: Was the war worth it? … a resounding Yes from me - Liberal Democrat Voice
Emma Nicholson writes: Was the war worth it? … a resounding Yes from me  Liberal Democrat Voice

Today is the 10th Anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. We are marking it by publishing reflections on the war and its aftermath by senior Liberal Democrats.


Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
ISIS lessens Muslim prayers from five to three time per day in Nineveh - Iraqi News
ISIS lessens Muslim prayers from five to three time per day in Nineveh  Iraqi News

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Al Sumaria News reported on Sunday, that the Islamic State group (ISIS) decided to decrease Islamic 'Salah' (Obligatory Muslim.


Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:00:00 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
ISIS, Mosul and Iraq: Selfies show citizens are just trying to survive - The Advertiser
ISIS, Mosul and Iraq: Selfies show citizens are just trying to survive  The Advertiser

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
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
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
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
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, 26 Feb 2013 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
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
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
Qatar Telecom offers $2.2 billion for Wataniya stake - Reuters
Qatar Telecom offers $2.2 billion for Wataniya stake  Reuters

DOHA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar Telecom QTEL.QA (Qtel) is offering $2.2 billion to buy the remaining 47.5 percent stake it does not already own in Kuwaiti ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
PRWeek Awards 2013: The roll call of winners - PRWeek UK
PRWeek Awards 2013: The roll call of winners  PRWeek UK

The PR industry gathered at an exclusive awards night at Grosvenor House to celebrate the best people, agencies and campaigns of 2013. Take a look at the ...


Tue, 22 Oct 2013 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
Top 12 Biopharma Manufacturing Trends - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Top 12 Biopharma Manufacturing Trends  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

A report from BioPlan Associates says that biomanufacturing is looking good. Processes are improving, market opportunities are emerging, and pipelines are ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2018 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
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
Asia Frontier Capital - AFC Asia Frontier Fund: 2018 Review And Outlook For 2019 - Seeking Alpha
Asia Frontier Capital - AFC Asia Frontier Fund: 2018 Review And Outlook For 2019  Seeking Alpha

Global uncertainties in 2018 led to risk-off sentiment across frontier and emerging markets. Current pessimism has made valuations across Asian frontier ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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 ...


Thu, 04 Sep 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
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
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

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