OpenSooq.com launches in Iraq by Talal Abu Issa in Marketplace 29 Dec 2014 OpenSooq.com, the Arabic general-classifieds platform, is now open for business in Iraq. Iraq is a dynamic market and Iraqis remain vigilant to continue free trade despite surroundings. Opensooq.com is committed to growing the Internet sector and especially the online classified ads in Iraq. OpenSooq’s strategy is to empower Iraqis to buy and sell locally, and to encourage Iraqi businesses to This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share general classifiedsIraqMiddle East Talal Abu Issa Talal Abu Issa has been working with the AIM Group since 2007. He has followed developments in interactive media and classified advertising in the Middle East and Europe, and has participated in several research projects. He works with a global telecoms provider in Jordan as a project manager, primarily on mobile and GSM projects. He has more than 10 years of experience in IT, including four in telecom applications and six in Web-based applications, along with software life-cycle issues. He is based in Dubai.