Tag Archives | Mustafa al-Kadhimi

PM says PMU should be under State Authority

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi prime minister stresses PMU should be Iraqi institution under state authority Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi faces a difficult task in implementing his reform plan for the Popular Mobilization Units organization […]

Iraq's New PM Taking Things Slow

By Renad Mansour, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's New Prime Minister Is Taking Things Slow After nearly 20 years of political chaos in Baghdad, Mustafa al-Kadhimi is trying incremental reform. Despite this dire context, the new […]

PM Al-Kadhimi: Iraqi Treasury was Almost Empty

Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi: Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it Prime Minister Mustafa Al-ccalled for national unity as he outlined the difficulties facing the country, saying that Iraq is greater than the challenges facing it. In an article published on Monday, Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi said that he wanted to put before the Iraqi people, […]

Special Briefing: The Challenges facing PM Kadhimi

From The Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq special briefing: The challenges facing Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi Six briefing notes from Hafsa Halawa, Shahla Al-Kli, Yesar Al-Maleki, Randa Slim, Robert S. Ford, and Alex Vatanka. Click here […]

Iraq's New PM must Manage Expectations

By Rend Al-Rahim (pictured), for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's new prime minister must manage expectations Mustafa al-Kadhimi was confirmed as prime minister of Iraq on May 6 and the task before him has rightly been […]

Peshmerga pushes for Joint Security Talks with Baghdad

By Jared Szuba for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Peshmerga Ministry pushes for joint security talks with Baghdad The Peshmerga Ministry of Iraq's Kurdistan Region said it will send a delegation to Baghdad to discuss security cooperation and the […]

Biog of New Finance Minister, Ali Abdul Amir Allawi

From Rabee Securities; re-published with permission by Iraq Business News: Mr. Allawi was born in Baghdad in 1947. He left Iraq in 1958 with his family after the 14 July Revolution (the 1958 Iraqi coup d'état, that resulted in the overthrow of the Hashemite monarchy in Iraq that had been established by King Faisal I in […]

Biogs of Iraq's New Cabinet

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Meet Iraq's new Cabinet After months of deadlock and political crisis, and following the failure of two other prime minister-designates, the Iraqi parliament finally approved Mustafa Kadhimi for the premiership  - also […]

Iraq's Parliament Approves Govt Programme

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Representatives (Parliament) on Thursday approved by a majority the government programme presented by Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The programme is a general framework that sets out the government priorities, which include: Holding free and fair early elections after finalising the new electoral law Mobilising all resources to combat […]

Parliament Approves Kadhimi Government (Full Listing)

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Representatives (Parliament) on Thursday approved fifteen candidates nominated by Prime Minister  Mustafa Al-Kadhimi for membership of the Council of Ministers (the Cabinet). Reuters reports that voting on the oil and foreign ministries was delayed as the parties failed to agree on candidates. The parliament rejected Kadhimi's picks for justice, […]

Names in the Running for Cabinet Positions

As Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Kadhimi (pictured) attempts to form a new government, the following names are said to be in the running for cabinet positions, according to Hassan Hadad (@abufellah) on Twitter:

Protesters return to Tahrir Square, denounce PM-Designate

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi protesters gathered in Tahrir Square in the capital Baghdad after the government scaled back some of its anti-coronavirus measures during the month of Ramadan, Anadolu Agency reported […]