Baghdad

  • Inauguration of the Captain Fareed Foundation

    The Captain Fareed Development and Innovation Foundation, named after Fareed Lafta, the Iraqi pilot and athlete who has appeared in Guinness World Records for participating in the first skydive above Mount Everest, celebrated its inauguration. This marks a historic moment as it is Iraq’s first institution dedicated to aviation and…

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  • Baghdad’s 13th International Flower Festival

    The 13th International Flower Festival was recently held in Baghdad, featuring the participation of numerous Arab and foreign countries. Hosted within the Al-Zawraa Grand Park, this annual event, organised under the patronage of the Prime Minister and overseen by the Capital Secretariat, graces the city’s mid-April calendar with five days…

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  • Revenues of Iraqi Mobile Phone Companies to be Audited by KPMG

    Dr. Ali Moayyed, head of the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), revealed that KPMG, a renowned global auditing firm, has been enlisted to conduct a comprehensive audit of mobile phone companies’ revenues in Iraq over the past six years, spanning the period from 2017 to 2022. This strategic move, highlighted…

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  • The CMC Meets the Iranian Deputy Minister of Culture and Media

    Dr Ali Moayyed, the head of the Communications and Media Commission (CMC) met in the presence of Mr. Hisham Al-Rikabi, a member of the Board of Commissioners at the Commission, and Dr. Farshad Mehdi Pour, the Iranian Deputy Minister of Culture for Media and Communications Affairs, along with a delegation…

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  • Experience Timeless Luxury: Baghdad Hotel’s Historic Elegance

    Established in the heart of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad Hotel holds the distinction of being the oldest hotel in the Middle Eastern region, with a legacy dating back several centuries. Over the years, it has witnessed the changes and flow of history, serving as a center for travelers, diplomats, and…

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  • IBC Economic Forum: Bridging Iraq and Jordan Businesses

    The upcoming Economic Forum, scheduled for May 5th and 6th, is a collaborative effort between the Iraqi Business Council in Jordan, the Jordan Chamber of Commerce, and the Amman Chamber of Industry. This highly anticipated event in Amman promises to be a pivotal moment highlighting the burgeoning economic ties between…

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  • Baghdad Heritage Site: Khan Marjan

    Khan Marjan, founded in 1358 by Wali Amin al-Din Mirjan, stands as one of Baghdad’s oldest khans, embodying a rich tradition of hospitality and commerce. Serving as a hub for social and economic activity, it provided a secure overnight stay for travelers crossing the region. This historic establishment not only…

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  • Iraq Launches Electronic Payment Services at Fuel Stations

    Iraq has taken a significant step forward in modernising its fuel distribution system via automated fuel filling and electronic payment services at fuel stations across the country, introduced earlier this year. This initiative, reduces human intervention, marks a significant step in Iraq’s journey towards technological advancement and efficiency in its…

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  • Baghdad’s Traffic Solutions

    In the past two decades, Baghdad has experienced significant population growth, resulting in persistent traffic congestion. The city’s road infrastructure, initially designed for a smaller population, has more recently struggled to accommodate the surge in vehicles, leading to prolonged commute times. Another contributing factor to the traffic, has been the…

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  • Tigris Transit: Navigating Traffic-Free with River Taxis

    Baghdad – (iina) In response to the traffic congestions in Baghdad, the Iraqi Ministry of Transport introduced a transportation solution: the river taxi system. This initiative offers citizens an efficient and affordable means of travel along the Tigris River, marking a significant advancement in the city’s transportation sector, long obstructed…

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