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Iraq seeks bidders on $450M Kerbala rail project

Iraq seeks bidders on $450M Kerbala rail project

Iraq has invited foreign companies to compete for a $450 million monorail project in the southern holy city of Kerbala, which hosts millions of Shi'ite pilgrims each year.

January 22, 2012 5:35
 
Iraq shrine city to bid for Guinness World Record

Iraq shrine city to bid for Guinness World Record

Karbala is considering petitioning for a Guinness World Record for the number of Shiite pilgrims who visit the Iraqi shrine city for annual Arbaeen rituals, its governor announced on Saturday.

January 22, 2012 12:30