Tag Archives | Mustafa al-Kadhimi

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 […]

Baghdad Summit "Clear Win" for Kadhimi

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Even without breakthrough, Baghdad summit clear win for Kadhimi The Aug. 28 Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership ultimately managed to gather senior officials from neighboring and regional countries in a bid to […]

Iraqi PM improves ties with Kuwait

By John Lee. On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met with the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. During the meeting in Kuwait, the Prime Minister stressed the need to take advantage of the potential offered by being neighbouring states, the interdependence of strategic and economic interests between the two […]

World Bank President discusses Iraqi Projects

By John Lee. World Bank Group President David Malpass met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi during his visit to the United States this week. During the meeting, they discussed the cooperation in financing infrastructure projects in the fields of water, airports, natural gas and energy projects, especially solar. President Malpass affirmed to Prime Minister […]

Kadhimi "wants US Firm to replace Exxon" at West Qurna 1

By John Lee. According to a report from Reuters, the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has told the press in Washington DC that he wants another American company to replace ExxonMobil when it exits the West Qurna 1 oilfield. Meanwhile, S&P Global Platts reports that Exxon filed an arbitration case against the state-owned Basra Oil […]

US and Iraq Agree to end US Combat Mission in Iraq

By John Lee. US President Joe Biden and Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi have agreed to end the US combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year. After more than 18 years in the country, the role of US forces will change to one of training and advising the Iraqi military. There are […]

Video: Iraq's PM al-Kadhimi talks to Al Jazeera

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. It has been one year since Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi took office. But the country has been marked in recent decades by conflict, turmoil and instability. So how promising does the country's […]

Can Iraq play the role of a Bridge in the Gulf?

By Katherine Harvey and Bruce Riedel, for The Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Can Iraq play the role of a bridge in the Gulf? There has been a gradual thaw in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq since […]

Iraqi PM orders Cancellation of Overdue Projects

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited the head office of the National Investment Commission (NIC) on Wednesday and was briefed on the progress and obstacles facing investment in Iraq. According to a statement following the visit, the PM directed the cancellation of all licenses for investment projects whose completion rate is between 0 […]