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Orange turns up heat in Iraq legal battle

Orange and a Kuwaiti company with which it formed a joint venture in Iraq to …

Zain moving toward Iraq IPO

Reuters reports that Zain is set for an initial public offering of its Iraq unit …

Zain facing Iraq IPO fine

The Iraq authorities are set to fine market leader Zain for failing to meet a …

Iraqs fourth licence to fetch US1-2B, says minister

Iraq’s communications minister expects the country’s fourth mobile licence to raise between $1 billion and $2 billion in an auction which the government hopes will happen by the end of 2011.

France Telecom confirms Iraq deal

A partnership of France Telecom and Agility, a Kuwaiti logistics company, has announced an agreement to acquire a 44 percent stake in Korek Telecom, the Iraqi mobile operator.

Etisalat denies MoU for stake in Korek

UAE-based telecoms operator Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) has rejected claims it signed a memorandum of understanding with Kurdish mobile operator Korek Telekom to buy a majority stake in the firm.

Iraq fines operators US20M

The Iraqi government has slapped fines totalling more than US$20 million on the three mobile operators in Iraq for poor service and not honouring contracts, reports AFP.

Iraq approves two new mobile licences

Iraq’s government has approved two new mobile operator licences for auction soon, one of them for a 3G network, reports Reuters. Iraq currently has three mobile operators – Zain, Korek and Asiacell.