Tag Archives | Mustafa al-Kadhimi

PM receives Iraq's first 'Babel' Handgun

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, in his role as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, has been presented with the first pistol to be produced by Iraq's Defence Industries Commission (Military Industrialization Authority). The 'Babel' handgun was presented by the Commission's President, Mohamed Sahib Al Daraji, to the Prime Minister on the sidelines of […]

Foundation Stone laid for Iraq-China 1000 Schools Project

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has laid the foundation stone for the project to build 1,000 schools across Iraq. The schools will be built with support from the People's Republic of China.. Contracts for the project were signed last December with the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) and Sinotech. (Source: Media Office […]

Iraq to hold National Census next year

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has decided hold an "electronic national population census" in the last quarter of next year. The decision was taken at a meeting of the country's Higher Population Council, which was chaired by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. (Source: Govt of Iraq)

Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan […]

New Arrivals to Iraq must have COVID Vaccination Cert

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has chaired a meeting of the Higher Committee for Health and National Safety in Baghdad. The committee decided that all arriving passengers, including Iraqi nationals, must hold a Covid-19 vaccination certificate. It also decided to end the exemption for umrah pilgrims from the requirement to have a Covid-19 […]

PM announces new Development Fund for Najaf

By John Lee. The Iraqi government is working to set up a special fund to contribute to the development of Najaf province. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi made the announcement following a visit to Najaf on Thursday. He also instructed the Ministries of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Public Works to find solutions to the problems of […]

Assassination Attempt on PM "a Reminder of Iraq's deferred priorities"

By Abbas Kadhim, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The failed assassination attempt on PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi is a reminder of Iraq's deferred priorities The failed November 7 assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in […]

Details of Assassination Attempt targeting PM

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. Iraq reveals details on assassination attempt targeting PM In its first press conference, the special committee responsible for investigating the drone attack on the house of Iraqi Prime […]

Keeping an Eye on Baghdad

By Michael Young, for Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Keeping an Eye on Baghdad In an interview, Ali Hashem discusses Iran's role following an apparent assassination attempt against Iraq's prime minister. Click here to read the […]

FT: The Future of Iraq is in the Balance

Writing in the Financial Times, David Gardner says that last week's assassination attempt on Iraq's prime minister has raised fresh questions about militias backed by Iran. Click here to read the full article (subscription required)