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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 […]

Al-Sadr Reverses Decision to stay Out of Iraqi Elections

By Hassan Ali Ahmed, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Muqtada al-Sadr reverses decision to stay out of Iraqi elections After his withdrawal from October elections due to public anger against the ministers of health and electricity - […]

Baghdad Summit "Clear Win" for Kadhimi

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Even without breakthrough, Baghdad summit clear win for Kadhimi The Aug. 28 Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership ultimately managed to gather senior officials from neighboring and regional countries in a bid to […]

Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership

Final statement of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership On August 28, Baghdad hosted the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, at the level of leaders and presidents to support Iraq and discuss challenges, common issues and future prospects. The participants expressed their thanks and appreciation for the efforts of the Republic of Iraq […]

Baghdad conference to establish Cooperation, Partnership in Region

By Ali Mamouri for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad conference to establish cooperation, partnership in region Baghdad Conference stressed the necessity of supporting Iraq, providing a great boost to the Iraqi government. Click here to read the […]

We risk replaying the Kabul calamity in Iraq

From The Times. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. We risk replaying the Kabul calamity in Iraq Max Hastings argues that, unless Biden is prepared to keep American boots in the sand, Iran will sweep into the Middle East's power vacuum. Read […]

Digital Democracy Challenge

The Digital Democracy Challenge is a global hackathon led by Seedstars that aims to develop innovative solutions that strengthen and enhance digital democracy for citizens living under strict cyber restrictions and control. Interested applicants can sign up here before 13th September 2021: https://seedsta.rs/3jDq82s. The Digital Democracy Challenge seeks innovative, low-cost, and viable digital solutions to […]

EU proposes Visa Restrictions for Iraq

By John Lee. The European Commission has proposed to the Council to adopt temporary restrictive measures on short-stay visas for visa applicants who are nationals of Iraq, Bangladesh and The Gambia. Under the revised Visa Code in force since February 2020, the EU's short-stay visa policy is linked to cooperation with partner countries on readmitting […]

Japan extends $300m Loan for Basra Refinery

By John Lee. Japan's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Motegi Toshimitsu, visited Iraq on Saturday, meeting with Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and President Barham Salih. Minister Motegi announced that Japan intends to extend the "Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project (Phase 3)" Yen loan project (up to the amount of 32.7 billion yen) [$300 […]

Iraqi PM improves ties with Kuwait

By John Lee. On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met with the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. During the meeting in Kuwait, the Prime Minister stressed the need to take advantage of the potential offered by being neighbouring states, the interdependence of strategic and economic interests between the two […]