Month: November 2019

Iraqi angry protesters on Wednesday evening burned down the Iranian consulate in the southern city of Najaf. The staff managed to evacuate through a back door before the building was set on fire. The entire facility was set on fire by the protesters, the sources added, and a curfew was announced in the city.The security […]

The Netherlands Consul General in Erbil Willem Cosjin & Orange Corners’ Program Manager David Tannourji joined The Breakfast Club to talk about Orange Corners Erbil which is a start-up incubator helping entrepreneurs from the Kurdistan Region to launch and grow their businesses.  Click here to listen to the interview.

Three simultaneous bomb explosions rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday night, leaving five people dead, while more than a dozen were injured. Iraqi officials explained that the first explosion occurred in the southern neighborhood of Baiyaa, resulting in the killing of three people, and wounding of five others, while the second one was in […]

Ary joined The Breakfast Club to talk about Rwanga Awards 2019 ceremony, which is taking place this thursday at 3:30 PM, at Saad Abdullah Palace Conference Centre. Click here to listen to the interview.

Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban announced on Monday that Erbil and Baghdad had reached an agreement on the oil and budget disputes. The federal government and the KRG agreed that Erbil would start submitting 250,000 barrels of oil to Baghdad daily from January 1, 2020. The deal came after several meetings between officials from the […]

Todd and Massimiliano joined The Breakfast Club to talk about The Spot and tell us all about their upcoming events. Click here to listen to the interview.

The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran’s communications minister for his role in “widescale internet censorship”, a reference to a five-day-long nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle protests against fuel price hikes by Tehran. The sanctions imposed on Mohammad Javad Azari would block, or “freeze”, any of his property under US jurisdiction, the Department of the Treasury said in […]

Dr. Hassan who graduated from HMU – College of Dentistry four years ago, joined the Breakfast Club to update us on the situation with dental students and graduates. Click here to listen to the interview.

As part of the efforts for reforms, 13 Iraqi ministers are said to be removed from their posts in the near future. MP Fazil Fatlawi pointed out that apart from the 13 ministers, several general directors and other officials will lose their positions as well in the upcoming parliamentary sessions, pointing that the replacements would […]

Tribal leaders in the Iraqi Shia holy city of Karbala refused on Wednesday an invitation by PM Adil Abdul Mahdi to meet him for talks on the current situation in the country. Abdul Mahdi reportedly invited the tribal leaders in hopes of giving him advice on the current evolving situation as the premier noted that […]

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