Iraq

Iraq’s Federal intelligence arrests six persons with ties to ISIS

Six persons with links to the Islamic State extremist group have been apprehended in separate operations in Saladin, Iraq’s federal intelligence agency said in a statement on Tuesday. According to the statement, all of the arrestees joined the organization in 2014, but they served in different departments. “The first served …

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Iraqi President: Country Budget will be approved soon

The President of the Republic, Abdul Latif Rashid, confirmed on Tuesday, that approving the general budget will be approved soon, while referring to the good relationship between the federal government and the Kurdistan region and a common desire to develop radical solutions to outstanding issues in accordance with the constitution …

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Al-Sudani: The rise in prices is temporary

Today, Monday, the Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, confirmed that decisions have been taken against those who try to speculate and influence the market, indicating that we will not tolerate those who try to harm the citizen’s livelihood. Al-Sudani said in a speech on the occasion of the Iraqi Judiciary …

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Iraqi, Swiss FMs discuss reopening Swiss embassy in Baghdad

The Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fuad Hussein, discussed on Tuesday reopening the Swiss embassy in Baghdad with the Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ignazio Cassis, during a meeting held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss city of Davos, according to a press statement issued …

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Iraq and Jordan to start implementing the electrical grid project soon

On Saturday, Iraq, and Jordan revealed that the electrical grid connection project and building a pipeline from Basra to Aqaba between the two countries would be launched soon. In a joint press conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Ahmed Al-Safadi, the Iraqi parliament speaker, Muhamed Al-Halboosi, said that the Jordanian delegation …

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Iraqi and Jordanian parliament speakers discuss legislative steps toward economic integration

Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi received his Jordanian counterpart Ahmed al-Safadi and his accompanying delegation in the parliament headquarters in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Wednesday. According to a readout issued by his office, al-Halboosi discussed with his guest the bilateral ties between their respective countries, cooperation and coordination prospects, …

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Six ISIS members were detained in Kirkuk, Saladin, and Al-Anbar

On Thursday, the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency (FIIA) stated that six people affiliated with ISIS were arrested in three governorates. The Agency explained that three terrorists were apprehended in Saladin, two in Kirkuk, and one in Al-Anbar. In 2017, Iraq declared final victory over ISIS after Iraqi forces drove …

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