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  • FlyErbil Announces London-Erbil Route

    FlyErbil is set to inaugurate its newest route, connecting Erbil, Iraq, to London Gatwick starting May 31, 2024. Operating every Friday, this service will be facilitated by Airbus A320 aircraft. The schedule for the inaugural flights is as follows: UD115 departing Erbil at 14:30, arriving at London Gatwick at 20:25…

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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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  • Haydarkhana Mosque in Baghdad

    The Haydarkhana mosque, constructed in 1826 under the supervision of Daoud, the Pasha of Baghdad, and subsequently refurbished in 1893 and 1920, is located within Baghdad’s al Rusafah neighbourhood, on al-Rasheed street. Despite its modest size, it is highly regarded for its exemplary Ottoman architectural style. The primary structure, crafted…

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  • The Great Ziggurat of Ur: A Structure of 4,000 Years Ago

    Nasiriyah – (iina) Considered one of the most well-preserved ancient architectural innovations, the Ziggurat of Ur, consists of a pyramid-like structure with long stairs reaching the top of the tower. It is made out of bricks which date back to approximately 2100 B.C.E. The building is located close to Nasiriyah,…

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  • The Head of Tourism Authority of Iraq Speaks on New Touristic Developments

    https://youtu.be/-6Yo5pMzMFM London – (iina) The Head of Tourism Authority, Dhafer Mahdi, reveals all the new resources Iraq is putting in place in order to make tourism easier and approachable in Iraq. Mr. Dhafer Mahdi’s presence at the World Travel Market suggests that Iraq is ready to welcome tourism. Published: 20th…

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  • The World Travel Market Showcases the Rich Culture of Iraq

    London – (iina) The World Travel Market in London offers an immersive experience into many countries of the world. Iraq particularly showcases its cultural history through Achaemenid statues, traditional Iraqi dances, and names carved in Sumerian scriptures on mud. The exhibition gives an insight into what it is like to…

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  • Dr. Al-Badrani Reassures the Safety of Travelling in Iraq

    https://youtu.be/HdEErc9z_5o London – (iina) In an exclusive interview at the World Travel Market, the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities of Iraq speaks on the rich and unique history of Iraq, as well as the growth of tourism as they are developing strong resources for tourists to be guided in…

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  • Infographic: Iraqi Borders With Neighbouring Countries

    This infographic shows the borders that Iraq shares with Iran (1300 km), Saudi Arabia (812 km), Syria (600 km), Turkey (377 km), and Kuwait (195 km) which measure approximately 3,462 km in total.

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  • Prime Minister Al-Sudani Initiates Railway Link between Iraq and Iran

    Baghdad – (iina) The new railway project linking Iraq and Iran, marks a significant step towards the improvement of regional connectivity and trade relationships. The new railway line is poised to become a pivotal transportation corridor, opening up opportunities for increased trade and cultural exchanges, as well as strengthening diplomatic…

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  • Iraqi Prime Minister Initiates Landmark Railway Link with Iran

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gxlF1ptMHw Baghdad – (iina) Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Al-Sudani marked a historic moment as he laid the foundation stone for a ground-breaking railway project linking Iraq with Iran. The ambitious initiative aims to facilitate seamless transportation for both commuters and visitors between the two neighbouring nations, fostering stronger ties and…

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