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From Dubai to France: a day embraced by Iraqi warmth and hospitality

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Loan Laux and Kauthar, a couple on a unique journey, passed through Iraq and were captivated by the country’s beauty and the warmth of its people. Their adventure left them with unforgettable memories of the kindness and…

Iraq counts cost of celebratory gunfire in joy or anger

Baghdad – At weddings, football matches and other special events, some Iraqi men like to fire salvos of celebratory gunfire into the sky, worrying little about where the bullets might fall. For some Iraqis, the tradition has been devastating, as…

US dollar exchange rate remains stable in Baghdad, drops in Erbil

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The US dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar remained stable in Baghdad and dropped in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, on Thursday with the closure of the two main stock exchanges in…

Caretaker Iranian FM to meet with top Iraqi officials

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Caretaker Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani arrived on Thursday in Baghdad in a visit aimed at promoting bilateral relations and discussing regional issues with top Iraqi officials. Following his arrival, Kani paid tribute to the memorial…

Italian university in Baghdad: a boost for Iraqi education

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – In a move to enhance educational and cultural ties, Iraqi President Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid has welcomed the proposal to establish an Italian university in Baghdad. During their visit to Baghdad Palace, Italian Ambassador to Iraq,…

US dollar exchange rate jumps to new levels in Iraq

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The US dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar increased in Baghdad and the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Erbil, on Sunday with the closure of the two main stock exchanges in the country. The…

Modern art in Baghdad: the 10th Tarkib Contemporary Arts Festival

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – This past May, the Modern Art Museum in Baghdad hosted the 10th edition of the Tarkib Contemporary Arts Festival. This exhibition featured 20 art pieces created by a group of talented Iraqi artists. Through their innovative works,…

Sharjah’s Air Arabia resumes flights to Basra

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Low-cost airline (LCC) Air Arabia of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, announced the start of its inaugural trip from Sharjah International Airport to Basra, Iraq. The new route operates four weekly flights between Basra and Sharjah. After Baghdad,…

US dollar exchange rate continues to rise in Iraq

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The US dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar rose in Baghdad and the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Erbil, on Thursday with the closure of the two main stock exchanges in the country. The…

Baghdad celebrates International Music Day

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The famous Iraqi composer Mustafa Zair announced that the National Theater will host a musical concert titled “From Spain to Baghdad” on June 28th. The Shaghaf Center for Culture and Arts is organizing the concert, with support…