Tag Archives | Mustafa al-Kadhimi

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 […]

PM lays Foundation Stone for next phase of Grand Faw Port

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has laid the foundation stone for the next phase of the giant Grand Faw Port project. This phase consists of: The construction of five berths for container ships; Creating the container storage and handling yard, and digging the inland shipping channel; Building the external navigation channel; Building a […]

Dhi Qar Protests: PM Replaces Governor

By John Lee. Iraq's Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Prime Minister addressed the developments in Dhi Qar province, and confirmed that, following consultations with key stakeholders, a new governor has been appointed to run the province and his name will be announced shortly. He […]

UAE announces $3bn Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a $3-billion investment in Iraq, with the aims of strengthening economic and investment relations, creating new opportunities for cooperation and partnership and advancing developmental growth to support the Iraqi people. The initiative was announced following Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's official visit to the UAE […]

Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf Investment to Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoon, for Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf investment to Iraq? Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has paid his first official visit to Saudi Arabia as he continues his efforts to further cooperation with Iraq's […]