Tag Archives | Arab League

Iraq Negotiates Debt Exemption

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States, which includes exempting Iraq from 75% of its debts within the support funds provided to Arab countries, scheduling the remaining amount and paying for its contributions to the budget of the General Secretariat of the […]

How IS Uses Water as Weapon of War

By Walaa Hussein for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Middle East is facing a water crisis. As the region experiences conflicts over water and faces the continuous risk of war breaking out, experts on water predict that the Islamic State […]

Iraq Contributes $28m to Palestinian Authority

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly donated $28 million to the Arab League (pictured) as part of its contribution to support the Palestinian Authority. According to Maan News Agency, Iraq’s representative to the Arab League, Diya al-Dabbas, said that the payment highlights Iraq’s commitment to the Palestinian cause. (Source: Maan News Agency)

New Permanent Mission of Iraq to the Arab League

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari inaugurated on Sunday evening, March 9, 2014, the residence of the Permanent Mission of Iraq to the Arab League in the presence of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency the Secretary General of the League of Arab States Dr. Nabil al-Arabi , Mr. Amr Moussa, several Arab Ambassadors and permanent delegates […]

Iraq’s Arab League Presidency: Wasted Opportunity?

By Mustafa al-Kadhimi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A few days ago, Iraq handed over the Arab League presidency to Qatar a year after taking the reins, thus marking its return to the Arab political sphere and confirming its […]

Iraqi Delegation Meets Arab Leaders

By John Lee. During its participation in the 24th Arab Summit held in Doha, the Iraqi delegation headed by His Excellency the Vice President Dr. Khudair al Khuzaie, with Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and their accompanying delegation, met a number of Arab kings, presidents and leaders. The delegation met Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa […]

Zebari Delivers Arab Summit Presidency to Qatar

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari headed the Arab League Council at the ministerial level on Sunday. In the opening session minister Zebari gave a speech in which he stressed the achievements of the Iraq’s presidency to the 23rd Arab Summit, indicating the Iraq’s positions towards the issues of the Arab region, particularly the Palestinian issue and […]

Zebari Chairs Follow-Up Meeting on Baghdad Summit

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari has chaired the Ministerial Meeting of the Follow-up Commission on the implementation of decisions and commitments to Baghdad Summit in Cairo. The Commission includes its Troika of the Summit; Libya, Iraq, and Qatar, and Troika of the Ministerial Council; Kuwait, Lebanon, and Egypt. The meeting was present by Secretary General of […]

Iraq Calls on Arabs to “Use Oil as Weapon”

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iraq’s representative to the Arab League said that Arab states should use oil as a weapon to put pressure on the United States and Israel over the attacks on Gaza. Qais al-Azzawy told reporters in Cairo on Friday: “Iraq will invite (Arab) ministers to use the weapon of oil, […]

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