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The System and the Parallel System in Iraq

By Bjar Sharif 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. The System and the Parallel System in Iraq Instead of blaming the untested constitution for government failures, Iraqi politicians must look inward to the corrupt […]

New Judicial Code of Conduct launched in Iraq

Strengthening judicial integrity in Iraq: New Judicial Code of Conduct launched today The Higher Judicial Council (HJC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the European Union Delegation in Iraq has today launched a Code of Conduct for judges and prosecutors across Iraq. Recently adopted by the Higher Judicial Council, the Code […]

Iraq's PM makes first Foreign Trip to Jordan

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 prime minister makes first foreign trip to Jordan Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani met with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Click […]

Iraqi PM tries to assure Skeptics of Anti-Corruption Initiative

By Mustafa Saadoun 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 PM tries to assure skeptics of anti-corruption initiative The new Iraqi prime minister says there will be no tolerance for human rights abuses in battling corruption. Click here […]

Profile: Iraqi Prime Minister al-Sudani

By May Kadow and Erik Yavorsky 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. Who Is Mohammed Shia al-Sudani? A closer look at the new prime minister's political career, past affiliations, and key cabinet picks as […]

France Renews Commitment to De-Mining in Iraq

France Renews its Commitment to Protecting Civilians impacted by Explosive Ordnance in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the contribution of EUR 500,000 (approximately USD 495,370) from the Government of France, which will support the Government of Iraq in its efforts to protect civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and […]

Belgium Provides Funding for De-Mining in Iraq

Belgium Provides an Additional EUR 1,000,000 for UNMAS Activities in Iraq The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 1,000,000 (approximately USD 980K) from the Government of Belgium, which will support the Government of Iraq in protecting civilians impacted by the threat of explosive ordnance and enabling humanitarian […]

Officials Dismissed following second Fire at Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani has dismissed several senior officials following a second fire this week at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). Losing their positions were the Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), the Director of Baghdad International Airport, and the Director of Airport Security. The announcement came after a […]

Head of Iraq's Integrity Commission Resigns

By John Lee. The head of Iraq's Commission of Integrity has resigned. Judge Alaa Jawad Al-Saadi (pictured) submitted his resignation to Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, on Sunday. The Prime Minister confirmed that he had accepted the resignation, praising Al-Saadi's efforts at the Commission. In a statement, Al-Saadi said he was, "unable to continue in […]

Will Iraq's new Anti-Corruption Campaign succeed?

By Nour H. Ayoub for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Iraq's new anti-corruption campaign succeed? New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani started his government by announcing an anti-corruption program. Many great challenges, however, remain in his […]