Zawya.com - Iraq Editor's Pick http://www.zawya.com/editors-pick/rss/iraq/ en-us Copyright 2015 Zawya Ltd. All rights reserved. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:12:18 GMT 20 Zawya.com | Middle East Business News and Company Directory 144 76 http://www.zawya.com//editors-pick/rss/iraq/ http://www.zawya.com/images/newsletter_zawya_logo.gif Turkey denies turning blind eye to IS http://www.zawya.com/story/Turkey_denies_turning_blind_eye_to_IS-TR20150721nL5N10116BX2/ Thousands of foreign fighters have crossed through Turkey to join Islamic State over the past few years. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:54:02 GMT Reuters TR20150721nL5N10116BX2 Open Iran deal won't change course of Mideast conflicts http://www.zawya.com/story/Iran_deal__wont_change_course_of__Mideast_conflicts-TR20150714nL5N0ZU20PX2/ Iran's nuclear deal is unlikely to change the course of conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:50:10 GMT Reuters TR20150714nL5N0ZU20PX2 Open Iraq's Shi'ite militias target Falluja http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraqs_Shiite_militias_target_Falluja-TR20150711nL8N0ZQ4BQX2/ Falluja focus marks change in plan from 'Ramadi first' as Shi'ite militias' prominent role reflects growing power. Sat, 11 Jul 2015 05:22:46 GMT Reuters TR20150711nL8N0ZQ4BQX2 Open As Iraq splinters, Kurds' own unity put to test http://www.zawya.com/story/As_Iraq_splinters_Kurds_own_unity_put_to_test-TR20150709nL8N0ZA1HUX2/ Their common enemy is Islamic State, but Iraq's Kurds are preoccupied by a struggle within their autonomous region. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:04:45 GMT Reuters TR20150709nL8N0ZA1HUX2 Open Challenges of investing in Iran http://www.zawya.com/story/Challenges_of_investing_in_Iran-ZAWYA20150708065510/ There could be significant business risks associated with buying assets in Iran. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:37:42 GMT Funds Global ZAWYA20150708065510 Open Homegrown jihadists with Libya ties target Tunisia http://www.zawya.com/story/Homegrown_jihadists_with_Libya_ties_target_Tunisia-TR20150707nL8N0ZJ0P4X2/ Hailed as the only "Arab Spring" success, Tunisia now finds its young democracy under siege. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 03:59:47 GMT Reuters TR20150707nL8N0ZJ0P4X2 Open SPECIAL REPORT-How Greece went bust http://www.zawya.com/story/SPECIAL_REPORTHow_Greece_went_bust-ZAWYA20150701132502/ This Reuters account shows how the debt crisis became a political one. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:32:47 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20150701132502 Open English city stunned by family's flight to join IS http://www.zawya.com/story/English_city_stunned_by_familys_flight_to_join_IS-TR20150621nL5N0Z534CX2/ UK authorities say 700 Britons, men, women, teenagers, well-educated, have been lured by IS to fight in Syria and Iraq. Sun, 21 Jun 2015 11:23:48 GMT Reuters TR20150621nL5N0Z534CX2 Open Saddam's former army is secret of Baghdadi's success http://www.zawya.com/story/Saddams_former_army_is_secret_of_Baghdadis_success-TR20150616nL5N0Z13ORX2/ Taught by Baathist commanders, IS fighters are a fast and flexible military force. Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:10:36 GMT Reuters TR20150616nL5N0Z13ORX2 Open Iraqi migrant finds haven in Cambodia http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraqi_migrant_finds_haven_in_Cambodia-TR20150604nL5N0YQ0TZX2/ Fleeing Iraq in 2014, former blacksmith has been serving Middle Eastern dishes to residents of Cambodia's capital. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:19:40 GMT Reuters TR20150604nL5N0YQ0TZX2 Open The 'bigger future' for transaction banking http://www.zawya.com/story/The_bigger_future_for_transaction_banking-ZAWYA20150525072950/ Representatives of 18 Middle Eastern banks recently discussed the outlook for transaction banking in the region. Thu, 28 May 2015 06:21:40 GMT Cash & Trade ZAWYA20150525072950 Open Islamic State may be reaching limits of expansion http://www.zawya.com/story/Islamic_State_may_be_reaching_limits_of_expansion-ZAWYA20150528043401/ With its two biggest victories in nearly a year in Iraq and Syria,IS has forced Washington to re-examine its strategy. Thu, 28 May 2015 04:42:52 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20150528043401 Open Iraqi bank to open five more branches in bet on future http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraqi_bank_to_open_five_more_branches_in_bet_on_future-ZAWYA20150526041506/ A sign that there is still money to be made in much of the country despite civil war and low oil prices. Tue, 26 May 2015 05:10:25 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20150526041506 Open 'Barbarians at the gate' as Mideast business leaders meet http://www.zawya.com/story/Barbarians_at_the_gate_as_Mideast_business_leaders_meet-TR20150523nL5N0YD3L6X2/ There is concern that Islamic States' expansion could derail efforts to boost trade and investment. Sun, 24 May 2015 06:47:45 GMT Reuters TR20150523nL5N0YD3L6X2 Open IS expands its "state" http://www.zawya.com/story/IS_expands_its_state-TR20150522nL5N0YC3VRX2/ The seizure of cities shows there is no Sunni alternative to Islamic State. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:38:15 GMT Reuters TR20150522nL5N0YC3VRX2 Open Iraq pursues risky option in Ramadi http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraq_pursues_risky_option_in_Ramadi-TR20150519nL3N0YA3HLX2/ Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Tue, 19 May 2015 14:51:06 GMT Reuters TR20150519nL3N0YA3HLX2 Open Iraq to slash investment spending http://www.zawya.com/story/Iraq_to_slash_investment_spending-ZAWYA20150510063030/ The government has put some projects on the back burner due to the downturn in oil prices. Sun, 10 May 2015 06:41:29 GMT Zawya ZAWYA20150510063030 Open Cutting-edge healthcare will help rich live longer http://www.zawya.com/story/Cuttingedge_healthcare_will_help_rich_live_longer-ZAWYA20150509055127/ Could the 1% soon get to live twice as long as the rest of us ? Sat, 09 May 2015 05:56:32 GMT Reuters ZAWYA20150509055127 Open Crises push Turkey, Saudi closer http://www.zawya.com/story/Crises_push_Turkey_Saudi_closer-TR20150508nL5N0XY5WBX3/ The thaw is allowing the two regional heavyweights to cooperate on Syria and Yemen. Sat, 09 May 2015 04:26:05 GMT Reuters TR20150508nL5N0XY5WBX3 Open Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling http://www.zawya.com/story/Lebanon_wages_war_on_antiquities_smuggling-DS08052015_dsart*297209/ Lebanese authorities are working closely with Syrian and Iraqi officials to try to stem the flood of looted items. Fri, 08 May 2015 06:45:23 GMT The Daily Star DS08052015_dsart-297209 Open