Tag Archives | Mustafa al-Kadhimi

PM vows Security Changes after Baghdad Bombing

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. Iraqi PM vows security changes after Baghdad bombing Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi also sacked a number of Iraqi security officials within hours of the attacks. Click here to read the full […]

Kadhimi promotes Iraq to Turkish Businessmen

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met on Thursday with a number of businessmen, investors and heads of Turkish companies, on the sidelines of his official visit to the Turkish capital, Ankara. Kadhimi discussed with businessmen and investors ways to facilitate investment procedures, lift obstacles and reduce bureaucratic procedures. He also listened to […]

Saudi-Iraqi Business Forum Launched; New Projects Announced

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received a delegation of Saudi officials and business people in Baghdad on Monday. Among the visitors was the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Acting Minister of Media, and Chairman of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi. The delegation included businessmen representing 22 Saudi companies. During the […]

HRW: "No Justice for Enforced Disappearances"

By John Lee. Iraqi authorities should fulfill a commitment to locate victims of enforced disappearance and ensure that those responsible are held accountable, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. Since taking office in May 2020, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi announced that his government was creating a new mechanism to locate victims of enforced disappearances, […]

PM encourages Saudis to Invest in Iraq

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. Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to boost ties Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi had a virtual meeting Nov. 10 with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, to discuss Saudi investments […]

Rhetoric Without Action Weakens Iraqi State

By Rasha Al Aqeedi, for the Center for Global Policy (CGP). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Rhetoric Without Action Weakens Iraqi State Unlike his predecessors, the current Iraqi prime minister has spoken out against militia violations. But his failure to […]

Lukoil and Iraqi PM discuss Cooperation

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail, received a delegation from LUKOIL on Monday, headed by its President Vagit Alekperov (pictured). The meeting was also attended by the Russian Ambassador Maxim Maximov. The parties discussed the progress of the West Qurna-2 project and Eridu field (Block-10), as […]

Iraq's October Revolution - A Look Back and a Look Ahead

By Sarah Waggoner, for The International Affairs Review (IAR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. One Year After Iraq's October Revolution - A Look Back and a Look Ahead While 2020 has proven to be a tumultuous year across the globe, […]

UK to return 5,000 Ancient Artifacts to Iraq

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. UN project hopes to preserve Iraq's marshlands The British government will return nearly 5,000 stolen artifacts to Iraq, the office of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Friday. Click here to […]

Iraq and France sign 3 Agreements

By John Lee. Iraq and France have signed three Memorandums of Intent during a visit by Mustafa Al Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq, to Paris. According to a statement from the Government of Iraq, the agreements relate to the Baghdad suspension railway project; strengthening the institutional capacities of the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture; and, increasing […]

Iraqi Cabinet Approves Financial Reforms

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved the White Paper on Financial Reform presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ali Allawi. The document outlines more than 200 reforms aimed at tackling the immediate financial crisis facing Iraq. Click here to download the white paper (Arabic only) Click here to read analysis […]