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January 20, 2018

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday appealed for participants in the donor conference for the reconstruction of Iraq to be attentive to the needs of children in terms of education and healthcare.
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The International Summit for Iraq, to be hosted by the State of Kuwait on February 12-14, is another unique opportunity for the Government of Iraq and the international community to further strengthen commitments towards children in Iraq,' UNICEF Regional Director Geert Cappelaere said"...

Airbus reportedly in talks to sell A380s to British...
January 21, 2018

Airbus is in talks to sell new A380 superjumbo planes to British Airways this year after securing a program-saving deal from Arabian Gulf operator Emirates, according to people familiar with the matter.

The UK carrier, which currently has 12 A380s in its fleet, had said in the past that it was looking for six to seven second-hand A380s."...



 

January 21, 2018

Crude oil prices were down on Saturday (January 20), compared to the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was at $68.75 a barrel, down from $69.31, and U.S. WTI crude was at $63.57 from $63.95.

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018. The producer group is coping with a global glut of crude"...

 
 
January 21, 2018

A university economics expert argues if there was good trust and coordination between private and central banks and the Ministry of Finance, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could overcome its financial crisis by revising its expenses and borrowing money from private banks.

According to figures compiled by the Kurdistan Region’s central bank, there are 91 banks"...

 
 
January 21, 2018

About half the 2.6 million people displaced in Iraq after a three-year war with Daesh militants are children and persisting violence hampers efforts to ease their suffering, the United Nations said on Friday according to Reuters.

While the Baghdad government last month declared victory over Daesh after wresting back almost all the territory"...

 
 
January 21, 2018

Abu Dhabi-based investment firm, KBBO Group, will invest in growing technologies in the education sector having successfully built the largest healthcare portfolio in the region, its CEO, Yazen Abu Gulal, said at a recent forum.

In a round table session with senior regional leaders at the recent Milken Institute London Summit, Yazen Abu Gulal said digital learning has evolved from a useful ability"...

 
 
January 21, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- The Brightline™ Initiative, a non-commercial coalition dedicated to helping organizations bridge the gap between strategy design and strategy delivery, along with Project Management Institute (PMI) and The Boston Consulting Group are hosting The Economist Events on the panel discussion, “The Business Case for Openness: Implementing Strategy in a Drawbridge up World.”

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