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Further $600m Paid to Kuwait for Invasion by Iraq

The United Nations Compensation Commission has made available $600 million to the Government of the State of Kuwait towards the Commission's remaining claim with an outstanding award balance. The United Nations Compensation Commission is a subsidiary organ of the United Nations Security Council. It was established in 1991 in accordance with Security Council resolutions 687 […]

World Bank President discusses Iraqi Projects

By John Lee. World Bank Group President David Malpass met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi during his visit to the United States this week. During the meeting, they discussed the cooperation in financing infrastructure projects in the fields of water, airports, natural gas and energy projects, especially solar. President Malpass affirmed to Prime Minister […]

Moody's affirms Iraq Credit Ratings

By John Lee. Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the Iraqi Government's long-term issuer and foreign currency senior unsecured ratings at Caa1, and maintained the stable outlook. It notes Iraq's exceptionally high reliance on oil, and "very weak institutions and governance", while adding that ongoing discussions with the IMF indicate a possibility of a supported adjustment […]

New Program to Counteract Financial Crime in Iraq

New program to help counteract serious financial crimes in Iraq The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, in partnership with the United States Government and the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq has launched a multi-year training initiative today, to strengthen and improve complex organized and financial crime investigations in Iraq. The training program, called […]