For the first time, travellers passing through Baghdad International Airport can pack a taste of Iraq in their carry-ons.
For decades, Iraqi citizens had no say in government.
Today that is changing with the election of Iraq’s Council of Representatives and the convening of public hearings where people express their views about proposed laws.
Khalil Ismail Elyas, a farmer from Ninewa Province,is growing more than tomatoes and peppers. Thanks to a USAID-supported microfinance loan, the 25-year-old is expanding his business, hiring workers, and increasing revenue.
On July 25, 2011, the Iraq Grandparents Feed Mill opened for business becoming the fifth feed mill upgraded to international standards by the USAID-Inma Agribusiness Program.
Tragedy is a word still often heard and used in Iraq.
Last updated: August 12, 2014