Mohammed Jaffar Dawood

 Head of Iraq Operations

Mohammed Jaffar Dawood al-Salal joins the Ziyen Inc. Board of Directors as Head of Iraq Operations.

Mohammed was an ex-diplomat in the 1970s having worked in China and the Iraqi mission to the United Nations. He worked as editorial secretary of the only English newspaper in Iraq in 1975, then the secretary of the Iraqi News Agency in 1978.

Mohammed has also worked as correspondent to the British Reuters and Italian ANSA news agencies in the 1980s, as well as Baghdad’s correspondent for the Italian Agi news agency in 2010.

In 1998 Mohammed launched the first ever English and Arabic newspaper in the country called ‘The New Economist’ which is currently still in publication today.  Mohammed is also the Editor in Chief of the Iraq TradeLink News Agency based out of Baghdad.