Posts Tagged ‘Mubarak Al-Sabah’

12/15/2013 0:00

Bilateral talks on border and navigation, the economy and the missing day

Baghdad morning

there was optimism the progress of the bilateral relations between Iraq and Kuwait, after the Prime Minister of Kuwait that the outstanding issues between the two countries to be solved once and for all, such as climb their own day meeting of the Committee of Kuwait – the Iraqi High. (more…)

Nijaifi to Kuwait Premier: Parliament ready to vote on mutual pacts
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 21:21 | | |

Baghdad (AIN) –The parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nijaifi, discussed with the Kuwaiti Premier, Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah and the accompanying delegation, the mutual relations. (more…)

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 18:19 | | |

(AIN) -The Kuwaiti National Assembly approved the formation of a delegation to visit Grand Mubarak Port and the border signs with Iraq.

The Kuwaiti (Kuna) News Agency reported on Tuesday “The Kuwaiti National Assembly approved, during its regular session of Tuesday, the formation of a parliamentary delegation to visit Grand Mubarak Port, the border signs at the Iraqi-Kuwaiti borders, and the oil facilities in north of Iraq.” (more…)

KUWAIT, Dec 16 (KUNA) — Kuwait is ready to help Iraq address the issue of remains of Kuwaiti prisoners and Kuwaiti properties to quickly close this file, a senior government official said Sunday.

“Kuwait has been flexible in helping Iraq exit from Chapter VII (of the UN Charter) and is ready to offer assistance for the Iraqi side to finalize the issue of remains of Kuwaiti prisoners and Kuwaiti properties to speed up the closure of this file,” Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah told reporters on sidelines of a reception by Bahrain Embassy on occasion of the Gulf Kingdom’s 41st Independence Day. (more…)

Posted 07/07/2012 08:38 AM

Babinaoz (Reuters) – The Minister of Public Works and Minister of Planning and Development Minister Kuwaiti Fadhel Safar dispense with the fourth phase of the port of Mubarak the Great, which was expected to reach the number of berths to 60 Marina, and only only three phases the first to reach the number of berths to 24 berth only, pursuant to the agreement that has been recently between the Kuwaiti and Iraqi governments. (more…)

Denied the State of Kuwait, Wednesday, received the official position of Iraq from the port of Mubarak, pointing out that the file will close the port of understanding and coordination without mediation.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kuwait Khaled Al-Jarallah told reporters from Kuwait for “confidence in closing the port of Mubarak between Iraq and Kuwait as a result of understanding and joint coordination,” adding that “Kuwait is not received until this moment, the final report of the Technical Committee of Iraq, who visited Kuwait and reviewed the stages of the construction of a port of Mubarak the Great. ”


Kuwaiti minister said that his country continues to accomplish the port of Mubarak, despite objections by the Iraqi side.

And escalated tensions between Iraq and Kuwait – already existing – construction of the port on the back and went to the extent the exchange of military threats and the language of war.

Analysts say the reason at the feet of Kuwait on the construction of the port is the delay in the establishment of the Iraqi port of Faw, which are not directly built.

Recently a student and Iraqi Transport Minister Hadi al-Amiri – An opponent of the project Kuwait – the Iraqi government to speed up the implementation of the port of Faw Baghdad, which is planning to build since 2005.



BAGHDAD – Muhannad Abdul Wahab

Representative informed sources said that the parliament will be allocated one of its meetings to discuss the implications of the coming crisis, the port of Mubarak and view a report of the Technical Committee, who visited Kuwait recently.

The sources said in a statement to »morning»: The «session will host the concerned officials, in addition to the present views of Representatives trends coming on this file», indicating that the parliament may decide to form a special committee to visit Kuwait for talks with members of parliament to remedy problems which may occur if it insisted on the construction of the port of Kuwait and Iraq hurt.


25/08/2011 19:55

Basra portsBaghdad, August 25 / August (Rn) – An adviser in the Iraqi government Thursday to postpone the announcement of Iraq’s official position on the port to Mubarak after the Eid holiday.

It was scheduled to make Iraq the official position of the Port Mubarak on Tuesday, according to the news sources and officials.

The Iraqi government denied that the Iraqi technical delegation visited Kuwait recently signed an agreement with the Kuwaiti side on stages set up port Mubarak.


Iraqi portsBaghdad, August 24 / August (Rn) – denied legal adviser in the Iraqi government, Wednesday, the Iraqi technical delegation who visited Kuwait recently signed an agreement with the Kuwaiti side on the stages of the establishment Port Mubarak.

The legal adviser to the Prime Minister Fadel Mohammed Jawad told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the technical delegation who visited Kuwait recently has not signed any agreement with the Kuwaiti side because it is not a delegation to negotiate, but his mission focused to report to the government on the location of the port of Mubarak.”

Some of the media on Tuesday quoted the words of the Horse of the Technical Committee signed an agreement with Kuwait on the stages of the establishment Port Mubarak.


Baghdad, August 23 / August (Rn) – The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq, on Tuesday, the postponement of the government to declare an official position from the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Having examined the report of the Technical Committee on the Port of Mubarak the Great to the next week.

It was set to announce Iraq today formally its position on the construction of the port of Kuwait, Mubarak Al-Kabeer.

And ended by a technical committee Mtakhtsh Iraqi official visit to Kuwait earlier this week, having prepared a detailed report on the impacts of the port of Kuwait Mubarak technically on Iraq to export oil, navigation, and other minor damage.


Baghdad, August 23 / August (Rn) – An adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister for Legal Affairs, on Tuesday, said the Cabinet will discuss today the report of the Technical Committee on Port Mubarak government of Kuwait, noting that the Council of Ministers will issue a formal position on the subject at the end of the session.

And ended by a technical committee Mtakhtsh Iraqi official visit to Kuwait earlier this week, having prepared a detailed report on the impacts of the port of Kuwait Mubarak technically on Iraq to export oil, navigation, and other minor damage.

And put Kuwait last April the foundation stone for the construction of the port, “Mubarak the Great” in the Bubiyan Island, which lies in the far north-west Persian Gulf, and is the second largest island in the Gulf (890 square kilometers) after the Iranian island of Qeshm.


Kuwait submitted to the technical delegation visiting the Iraqi port of studies on the draft Mubarak Al-KabeerKuwait submitted to the technical delegation visiting the Iraqi port of studies on the draft Mubarak Al-Kabeer
2011-08-16 12:38

The light of the visit by a technical delegation to Kuwait to discuss the draft Iraqi port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer An official from the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry that he had a meeting on Monday, August 15, 2011 between the Kuwaiti and Iraqi sides.

The Kuwaiti side during the meeting presented studies on the draft Port of Mubarak the Great in terms of location and examine its impact on traffic in the channel water to Khor Abdullah, as well as related environmental aspects associated with the project.

The members of the Iraqi technical delegation visited the field yesterday afternoon to the site of the port also will hold meetings with the regional organization for the protection of the marine environment and some of the technical authorities related to the project.


Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Anger leads the Commission to negotiate with the Iraqi port of Kuwait on Mubarak

An official source in the Iraqi government said the Cabinet decided to appoint chief adviser Thamer Ghadban, president of the Technical Committee to negotiate with the port of Kuwait on Mubarak. The chancellor said the government Hussain Al Jabri said that “the Iraqi government concluded the formation of the Technical Committee under the chairmanship of the advisers Thamer Ghadban to discuss the effects of the port File Mubarak on the navigation of Iraq.”

He added that “the Iraqi government was making arrangements with Kuwait and wide to send the next Sunday to address the problem of the Kuwaiti port of Mubarak.” He Jabri, saying, “The Committee includes experts from the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the advisers and experts on navigation and ports of Iraq.”

Transport Ministry announced that the Kuwait border over the navigation of Iraq, calling for a halt to such abuses.

This comes at a time in which he called deputies to the internationalization of the port File Mubarak, in the case of Kuwait did not stop to create.

The ministry said in a statement it had received “morning,” a copy of it: “In a striking development oldest Kuwaiti side on the abuses of law at our borders navigational Iraq, as told by the General Company for Ports of Iraq through the station to make a sea numbered 3 melon 3 monitor more than (20) pieces freedom of working for the Kuwaiti side near buoy 17 located a distance of half a mile sea route only when the navigation of ships in the Khawr Abd Allah. ”


Finance Committee: Compensation of Kuwait disrupted activation of the domestic sectors

Parliamentary Finance Committee confirmed that the amount of compensation to Kuwait constituted a burden on the Iraqi government was supposed to be used to activate the domestic sectors.

The Office of the United Nations, said to force Iraq to pay reparations to Kuwait resulting from damages caused by the Iraqi invasion of this country in the period of the previous regime.



Thursday, 04 August – August 2011 14:07

Said Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said the Iraqi delegation to Kuwait for talks on the crisis in Mubarak will include senior advisers Government will be looking closely at the extent of the damage sustained by the Iraqi economy if completing the project in its current location and Dabbagh said the Iraqi government will take a firm stand if the match report of the technical delegation with initial reports that reached to the government

Which confirms that the environmental damage and economic will inflict in Iraq has said al-Dabbagh said the delegation will include representatives from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transportation as the reports received by them were contradictory, and Ali al-Dabbagh said the delegation, headed by Senior Adviser to the government Thamer Ghadban was named the by the Prime Minister exclusively mentioned that a committee set up to look for damage to the port on the Iraqi economy


belgium-trainBaghdad, August 3 / August (Rn) – An economic adviser in the Iraqi government, Wednesday, the NOC of Iraq, Kuwait, link in the channel dry, as agreed internationally.

He said peace Algarisa of Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) that “Iraq will not hinder the canal system to link Kuwait to activate the dry trade and bolster the economy between the two countries because of the crisis, Mubarak port between the two countries.”

He added that “international law does not allow the railway to Kuwait to Iraq to prevent the railway link to the channel dry because of international conventions on that.”


Ministry of OilBaghdad, August 1 / August (Rn) – The Iraqi government said on Monday that its counterpart Kuwaiti shown flexibility to resolve the crisis at the port of Mubarak through dialogue such as the expected visit of the technical committee Iraq to Kuwait in order to know the details of construction of the port, which objects to Baghdad, he says it affects waterway in the Persian Gulf.

Kuwait has rejected Iraq’s request last Wednesday to halt work at the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer, and said that work is continuing on schedule, planned, and stated that the Iraqi request to stop work is surprising, and not based on any legal basis.



“Iraq’s Gate” Kuwait – Kuwaiti Ambassador in Baghdad to the insured, on Saturday, his willingness to return to Iraq within hours if requested by the Iraqi government, noting that his country’s embassy is still open and functioning normally.

A believer that “the Iraqi government if Ahtajtna for any purpose during the hours I’ll be in Baghdad,” referring to the spending “now leave in Kuwait throughout the month of Ramadan next, and then return to Iraq after the Eid al-Fitr.”


DUBAI (Agencies): Critics and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, today calls by lawmakers and ambassadors urged him to withdraw Iraqi troops from Kuwait and Iran and the United States, stressing that such calls designed to sabotage Iraq’s relations with regional and international levels.

Zebari stressed that the solution is safe with Kuwait to solve problems is through joint committees to negotiate, to resolve outstanding border problems and debt and the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Kuwait is building now, not the media war.


Wednesday 07/20/2011 12:11

Sout Al Basra: The House of Representatives member for the Iraqi bloc white Ahmed Ureybi believed the possibility of resolving the outstanding issues with Kuwait, noting that the joint committees took it upon themselves to resolve these outstanding issues between the two countries.

The Oraibi in a press statement on Wednesday that the outstanding issues with Kuwait will be addressed by the objective during the next few months.


Boubyan Island, the largest island in Kuwait, where a commercial seaport is currently being built, to the dismay of many Iraqis. Andrew Henderson / The NationalKUWAIT CITY // Construction of a port near Iraq’s coast is moving ahead as scheduled despite increasingly vocal opposition from Baghdad, government engineers said this week.

Iraqis say the Mubarak al Kabeer port being built by Kuwait on Boubyan Island will strangle their own shipping industry by blocking access to the sea through the narrow Khawr Abdullah waterway.

The perceived threat to Iraq’s shipping lanes has led members of the Iraqi parliament to campaign against the Kuwaiti project and Iraqi citizens to protest against it in the coastal city of Basra.

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Published Date: July 13, 2011

BAGHDAD: Kuwait’s embassy in Baghdad came under rocket attack yesterday, prompting the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry to recall its diplomats and employees from Iraq. No injuries were reported. A source in Baghdad said three Katyusha rockets fell near the Kuwaiti embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone.

The source said one of the rockets hit the house of Iraq’s deputy PM, while another landed near the embassy’s entrance, shattering windows and shaking doors loose.


Parliament held its third meeting under the chairmanship of Najafi and the presence of 215

The Council of Representatives, Thursday, its third legislative year the second, headed by Speaker Osama Najafi and the presence of 215 deputies, while the parliamentary source they will vote on the formation of a committee of experts to oversee the selection of members of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and hosting the Ministers of Transport, Foreign Affairs, the Mayor of Baghdad.

The source said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “The Iraqi Council of Representatives a decade, before noon today, its regular third of the first legislative term of the legislative year the second headed by Osama Najafi and his deputies and the presence of 215 deputies,” noting that “the meeting will vote on the formation of a committee experts to oversee the selection of members of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the constitutional oath of Khalid al-Asadi substitute for Khudair Khuzaie assumption that the position of Vice President of the Republic. ”


MPs: House of Representatives today and hosts the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Transport to discuss the Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations

Monday 06/13/2011 10:26
Deputy National Alliance for the meeting of the Council of Representatives on Monday will be dedicated to host the foreign ministers of transport and to discuss relations

The MP said the National Alliance, Qasim al-Araji told the news agency, Baghdad, International (statement) that “the schedule I work the House of Representatives includes hosting and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Minister of Transport Hadi al-Amiri to discuss the outstanding problems between Iraq and Kuwait regarding the land and sea borders and the port of Mubarak the Great.”


The Committee which visited Kuwait would submit its report today or tomorrow

The spokesman for the Iraqi government that the committee formed to visit Kuwait for the purpose of discussing the outstanding problems with Kuwait, including the Port Mubarak will report today or tomorrow to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

He said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh in a statement to the Baghdad international news agency that the committee formed after Kuwait announced its intention to build a port Mubarak and I went to visit Kuwait Stvdm its report to the Prime Minister today or tomorrow to clarify what has been reached in this regard
He added that the committee will provide its findings and the work of field visits to the Council of Ministers to be then discuss the report at meetings of the Council in order to be Atkhama procedures and diplomatic solutions appropriate to reach a solution with the Kuwaiti side for many of the outstanding issues, including the port of Mubarak.


Denied the Kuwaiti embassy in Iraq, Friday, is made in a number of media on the granting of equity investment in Kuwait to Iraqi figures to “Scott” for the construction of the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer, stressing that the construction of the port is sovereign and will be in accordance with United Nations resolutions and the Law of the Sea.


On: Tuesday 05/17/2011 10:04

Baghdad (News) .. According to a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, and deputy / coalition, the Iraqi / Staff Zebari eligibility of Kuwait in the establishment of the port of Mubarak, but we must respect the right of the neighbor and international laws in this regard.

It has been objected to by the citizens of Basra, Kuwait, laid the foundation stone of the port of Mubarak because he hurt the interests of Iraq. ”
Zebari said in a statement (of the Agency news) said on Monday that: “Kuwait has the right to dispose of the right to full sovereignty over its territory, but there must be taking into account the right of the neighboring countries guaranteed under international laws.”