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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 […]

Oshkosh to supply Trucks to Iraq

By John Lee. Oshkosh Defense LLC has been awarded a $16,708,584 firm-fixed-price contract for M1120A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTTs), M977A4 HEMTTs, M978A4 HEMTTs, and M1070A1 Heavy Equipment Transporters. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2022. […]

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 […]

Baghdad hosts Conference on Recovery of Looted Funds

By John Lee. An international conference on the recovery of looted funds has just concluded in Baghdad. The conference was organised by Iraq's Commission of Integrity, and was attended by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi; the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Abul Gheit; ministers, judges and other officials. Praising the efforts of anti-corruption bodies, the […]

Agreement to Support Women in Qadisiyah

UNFPA and Qadisiyah Governorate signed a cooperation agreement on Tuesday to scale up the support to girls and women in the governorate. The agreement signed by Dr Rita Columbia, UNFPA Representative, and Mr Zuhair Ali Al-Shaalan, the Governor of Qadisiyah will ensure that women and girls have access to protection and proper services to respond […]

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 […]

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 […]

Iraq's Latest Corruption Convictions ...

By John Lee. Iraqi courts have recently sentenced several people regarding corruption in office: The Central Criminal Court has issued two judgments six years in prison against Bahaa Alaa Abd and Ali Saleh Hadi, due to the offense of interference of the first person to appoint the second in the position of Director General of […]