For a very long time Baghdad did not have much of a movie theatre scene. Cinemas that used to be packed with movie enthusiasts were empty as the country experienced crisis upon crisis. This did not mean that Baghdadis were not keen movie goers. The country’s first movie projection took place in 1909 and as
In December 2017, Iraq confirmed it had defeated the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, three years after the jihadi group swept through the country, seizing some of its largest cities and wreaking havoc on the local population. Now, authorities estimate Iraq needs nearly US$90 billion to restore the country that has been
In a fortunate turn of events, Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State in December, but the country’s economic challenges are far from over. A nation that has been torn apart by successive wars and plagued by security issues, Iraq is now seeking USD100 billion in foreign investment as part of a plan to rebuild
Moving away from their historical over-reliance on the public sector, Arab youth are empowering themselves by pursuing entrepreneurship avenues and these young Arab entrepreneurs are creating employment at scale The eighth United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) calls for promoting “inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work for all.” A new report by the
The multiple crises and ongoing state of instability and security issues in Iraq have had a greatly adverse effect on the wellbeing and education of children in Iraq. Current statistics from UNICEF show that only 49% of children go on to attend secondary school. Fortunately for him, Ali Agha Jaffar grew up in a different
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