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Iraqi Elections" Still Don't Deliver Democracy"

By Dr Renad Mansour, for Just Security. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Elections, Coming Again Soon, Still Don't Deliver Democracy Iraqis are due to head to the polls on October 10th in their country's sixth parliamentary election since the U.S.-led […]

Baghdad Conf goes to NY; Iran-Saudi Talks set to Resume

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad Conference goes to NYC as Iran-Saudi talks set to resume A follow-up meeting of the recent Baghdad Conference has been held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. As on […]

How Taliban is Impacting Iran's policies in Iraq, Syria

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How the Taliban takeover is impacting Iran's policies in Iraq, Syria Beyond Afghanistan's geopolitical importance as Iran's immediate neighbor, what affects Tehran's calculations about the Taliban's rise are the implications it may have […]

Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers

From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers People with disabilities in Iraq are facing significant obstacles to participating in upcoming parliamentary elections on October 10, 2021, due to discriminatory legislation and […]

Iraqi President Meets US President Biden

US President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met on Tuesday with the President Barham Saleh of Iraq on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York. Together they discussed strengthening the bilateral relationship and deepening cooperation on regional diplomatic initiatives. President Biden stressed the U.S. commitment to Iraq's long-term stability and the leaders reaffirmed […]

KRG "Bans Tomato Imports from rest of Iraq"

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan's unemployed youth blame the government The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has banned imports of tomatoes from Iraq, following protest from farmers because of the low price of their fruit. Click here to read […]

Sistani vs. the Militias: The Future of Iraqi Sovereignty

By Hamdi Malik, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sistani vs. the Militias: The Future of Iraqi Sovereignty The international community needs to pay more attention to developments in Najaf, where Sistani-backed groups are […]

Prime Minister Kadhimi meets with Iranian President

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Kadhimi meets with Iranian president In meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi acknowledged "deep relations" between the two countries. Click here to read the full […]

Iraqi PM visits Iran, Aims to Expand Trade

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited Tehran on Sunday and met with Iran's President, Ebrahim Raisi. According to media sources, Kadhimi is the first first foreign leader to meet the new Iranian leader. He also met the Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council, Muhammad Baqir Qalibaf, and the First Vice President of […]

Updated Cooperation Framework for Sustainable Development in Iraq

UN and Government of Iraq sign the updated Cooperation Framework for Sustainable Development to support prosperity and development The Government of Iraq and the United Nations have signed the updated version of the Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2020-2024, which will guide the work of the UN system in Iraq. The signing ceremony for the […]

Iraqi Govt "Thwarted Cyber Plot to Rig Elections"

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi government says it thwarted cyber plot to rig elections Iraqi authorities succeeded in uncovering plans by cyber hackers to rig the elections, which may end up persuading Iraqi […]