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US backs Iraqi Progress on Budget Deal with KRI

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. US backs Iraqi progress on budget deal with Kurdistan Region The Trump administration says it supports Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's progress so far in working out a budget agreement with […]

Trump, Kadhimi discuss New Phase in US-Iraq Relationship

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Trump, Kadhimi discuss new phase in US-Iraq strategic relationship "We very much feel that if Iran should do anything, we will be there to help the Iraqi people," US President Donald Trump […]

Joint Statement of PM Al-Kadhimi and President Trump

The following is a Joint Statement issued by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following a bilateral meeting at the White House on Thursday 20 August 2020: The strategic partnership between Iraq and the United States is based on a mutual desire for security and prosperity. […]

PM meets Trump: What Outcome for Iraqi Economy?

By Dr Amer K. Hirmis, Capital Business Strategies Ltd. - UK. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's PM meets the President of the United States... What outcome...for the Iraqi economy?  Introduction This Thursday, August 20th, the "President Donald J. Trump will […]

Iraqi Prime Minister to visit United States

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is to visit the United States later this month. In a statement, he White House said: "President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of the Republic of Iraq to the White House on August 20, 2020. "The visit comes at a critical time for […]

To Stop a US-Iran War, Finlandize Iraq

By Albert B Wolf, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To Stop a U.S.-Iran War, Finlandize Iraq A the coronavirus pandemic rages around the world and Americans remain divided on reopening the economy, lawmakers in the United States […]

US signals support for New PM-Designate

By Bryant Harris for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Intel: US signals support for Iraq's latest prime minister-designate Secretary of State Michael Pompeo signaled support for Iraq's newest prime minister-designate, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, in a statement on Monday. "The […]

Soleimani's Successor visits Iraq

By Bryant Harris for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Soleimani's successor visits Iraq, then Trump tweets warning to Iran President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to warn Iran against further attacks on US forces in Iraq […]

Fears Mount as US Guts USAID's Iraq Presence

By Robbie Gramer, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Fears Mount as Trump Administration Guts USAID's Iraq Presence The United States' top aid agency is dismantling its presence in Iraq, leaving a skeleton crew ill-equipped to oversee over […]

US "Builds New Bases" in Iraq, near Iran

From Breaking Defense. Contrary to declarations made by President Donald Trump, the U.S is not withdrawing forces from Iraq, but is building at least three semi-permanent new bases very close to the Iranian border in northern Iraq, Israeli sources tell Breaking Defense. Click here to read the full story. (Picture: Balad Air Base, September 2011)

Trump "Reiterates Support for Iraq"

As a part of his meetings with a number of leaders and heads of State, President Salih held in-depth talks with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. The President stressed the need to intensify international efforts to establish international and regional security and stability, […]