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Manuel Langendorf

Manuel Langendorf is a writer and editor focusing on the MENA region. You can follow him on Twitter @m_langendorf

14 July 2019 11:11 AM

Iraq, Jordan seek to further boost economic ties

Addressing the Sulaimani Forum earlier this year, Iraqi President Barham Salih touted Iraq’s capacity to help bring about a new regional order built on cooperation. Iraq, he said, could “be a bridge to the economies of the region by linking the infrastructure between Iraq and the Gulf and Turkey between Iran and the Arab region and the Mediterranean.”

09 June 2019 08:30 AM

Will Iraq have enough electricity for coming hot summer days?

With what is likely to be another hot summer ahead, there is increasing pressure on the Baghdad government to improve access to electricity and water.

14 October 2018 07:57 PM

Will Iraq’s new leadership enact needed reforms?

The Shiite Dawa Party has been the dominating force in Iraqi politics since the toppling of Saddam Hussein. Parliamentary elections in May, however, reversed the party’s fortunes