Posts Tagged ‘Saddam Hussein’

18 Dec 2013

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For the last few years World Bank is publishing its Doing Business report on laws rules, and taxes that regulate business around the globe. So far, Iraq has done poor performances as per those reports. Previously the country was regulated by the autocratic dictator Saddam Hussein. The socialist state-run economy of Iraq was not up to the mark to attract the investors within the country. (more…)

Iraq’s government is not doing enough of the fragile efforts to support investment and foreign companies, which face a constant battle against corruption and bureaucracy, as experts say.

The annual report of the World Bank on completion of annual business, which measure the commercial systems throughout the world, puts Iraq in the bottom of the list with his report for the year 2012, by three orders of Afghanistan. (more…)

Editor: NF, RS 12.03.2013 17:41

Criticized a number of owners of companies banking financial, Tuesday, crackdown that followed the central bank and the routine which controls procedures, and argued that they can not approach the office of any employee to ask about the fate of their transactions, and while stressed that the CBI lacks regulations in its dealings, pointed out that what puts the bank of instructions and controls “and the harsh injustice.” (more…)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

(Reuters) – Abdul Basit Turki Saeed Iraqi Central Bank Governor on Tuesday that Iraq plans to issue bonds in local currency for the first time since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, which would allow the country’s new tool of monetary policy.

told Saeed told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in Geneva that the first issue of bonds is expected to be worth three billion Iraqi dinars ($ 2.58 million). ,

adding that this would be the first time that the issuance of bonds for fiscal policy and not for the purpose of funding. (dollar = 1165.000 Iraqi dinars)

Saturday, October 09, 2 / November 2013 10:50

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the U.S. to re-mediated normalization of relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Maliki said in an interview televised seen him and all of Iraq [where] “There is a role of mediation U.S. to restore relations between the two countries,” Yes they are doing now, this role has been tried before, “adding,” They [the officials Saudis] if they want to change direction and establish a level playing field and good neighborliness and common interests enjoy and stay easy and I’m ready to officials received them or to visit Saudi Arabia to end this dispute. ” (more…)

17/09/2013 | 05:10 PM | Gulf News

BAGHDAD, Sept 17 (KUNA) — Iraq seeks Kuwait’s support in extending and ameliorating its relationships with other countries, said Iraqi vice-president Khodair al-Khuzaei as he met in his office on Tuesday with Kuwaiti ambassador Ali al-Muemen.

The ambassador was visiting the vice-president’s office on the occasion of the end of his tenure in Baghdad, said a statement from that office. (more…)

01/08/2013 | 11:15 PM | Gulf News

By Mohammad Al-Ghazi

BAGHDAD, Aug 1 (KUNA) — After 23 years of Saddam Hussein’s occupation of Kuwait on August 2, 1990, the subsequent Kuwait liberation war and years of post-war tension, relations between the two Arab neighbors are witnessing remarkable improvement.

For the first time since the occupation and after settling almost all outstanding issues, the Iraqis observe the 23rd anniversary of the disastrous war without the sanctions as per the UN Security Council resolutions based on Chapter VII of the UN Charter. (more…)

07/28/2013 12:00 AM

Hakim calls for an urgent meeting to discuss the implications of the security file in the country

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that the principle of building takes time, effort and cooperation among politicians to get the country to what looks to him Iraqis promising future.

While Maliki has demanded all participants in the political process to bear the full responsibility and does not remain a part of the responsibility addresses and other watches, pointed out that Iraq has regained his freedom and his previous position after the display area in the past, the mentality of the dictatorship of stray to the “global war.” (more…)


Preparing JP Morgan Bank (JPMorgan) American enter the Iraqi market as the second largest oil exporter in the OPEC countries and through specific access to the Convention for one year with the Trade Bank of Iraq to finance shipments of imported goods and services to Iraq.

And the transfer of the site Sachs stock and investment statement issued by the bank and seen it, (Presse term), “The Bank (JPMorgan) will be in a position to provide assistance to the Commercial Bank of Iraq to open the adoption of more books in the country. (more…)

Iraq’s ambassador to Washington: We want to activate the strategic framework agreement and build a long stretch partnership with the Americans

He said Iraq’s new ambassador to the United States that Iraq is keen on activating the strategic framework agreement with the United States and expanding partnership with them especially after removing Iraq from Chapter VII sanctions. (more…)

Called on the Economic Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Wednesday, the Iraqi government to take advantage of the decision to exit Iraq from Chapter VII to achieve a quantum leap to the reality of the Iraqi citizen areas of economic and service, while demanding to increase the salaries of retirees and speed to send the bill Unified Retirement to the House for a vote. (more…)

EFCC prompted politicians to stay away from their wrangles for the success of the Iraq exit opportunity of Chapter VII
01-07-2013 10:33 AM

Baghdad (newsletter). The Iraqi Federation of Chambers of Commerce called on politicians to stay away from their wrangles that ensues and then the success of Iraq’s investment opportunity substantial items of Chapter VII.

He said the Iraqi Federation of Chambers of Commerce President Jaafar al-Hamdani (News Agency): that in the past were feared by many international companies entering Iraq as well as foreign capital feared much of Iraq, noting that Iraq today and after emerging from Chapter VII, became a good stage for live all his sons especially workers in the private sector to build the partnership project with the Government of Iraq on the process of construction and investment. (more…)

Specialists expect a qualitative economic mobility in Iraq in the coming months

I expected the Ministry of Commerce and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce to see the Iraqi market in the coming months mobility qualitatively in the buying and selling, especially after the withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII.

expectations of Iraq’s return to its natural and business dealings broad international, data confirmed by officials and experts in the economy, especially after the exit of the country from Chapter VII, which will reflect positively on the Iraqi market in the coming months. (more…)

Are Iraqi funds in foreign banks loose after it had been under the tutelage of America through lifting the country on the list of Chapter VII, and spoke specialists in economic affairs for the possibility of using these funds rather than money demanded by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, through the law of infrastructure,

They stressed that the disposal of the seventh item will allow the country to return to the global market and brings discreet international companies to Iraq for the purpose of work and investment. (more…)

Iraq departure from Chapter VII poses new challenges, experts say.

Iraqi people celebrate after United Nations announced the end of sanctions imposed on Iraq, in Baghdad, June 27, 2013.

REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani.

Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament welcomed Iraq’s exit from its obligations under Chapter VII of the UN Charter after the UN Security Council unanimously agreed to resolution 2017 on Thursday.

Speaking exclusively to Asharq Al-Awsat Tariq Jawhar Sarmami, senior media adviser to the speaker of the Kurdistan parliament, said: “We welcome the UN Security Council’s decision which will end a long period of Iraq being subject to international sanctions and [obligations of] Chapter VII of the UN Charter.” (more…)

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After recognizing improved Iraq-Kuwait relations, the U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously voted to ease sanctions against Baghdad.

Sanctions were imposed on Iraq after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in the 1990’s. The embargo on Iraq falls under Chapter VII of the U.N. charter.

Iraq still needs to return missing property, national treasures and archives, as well as reparations for the invasion, in order to fully exit from Chapter VII. (more…)

Published in: 9:04 am, June 25, 2013

leader of the National Bloc MP Aziz Sharif white Mayahi that Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII is a quantum leap in the political process of the country.

Mayahi said in a press statement by his press office said Tuesday: “The occurrence of Iraq under Chapter VII because of the adventures of the former regime have adverse returns were great and the ravages of Iraq’re still paying the price of the rights of the Iraqi people even today.” (more…)

بان كي مون قلق ازاء العدوان الاسرائTHURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013 08:16

Recommended by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, on Thursday, UN Security Council, remove Iraq from Chapter VII and subdue the remaining differences between Iraq and Kuwait to Item VI of the UN Charter, instead of the seventh.

The Chapter VII of the UN Charter authorizes the Security Council to use force to enforce the decisions either through sanctions or military intervention; while urging Section VI states to resolve their differences through peaceful means, it is expected that the UN Security Council to consider the adoption of the draft resolution in this regard on June 27 of this month.


Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 2.34.23 AMIraq calls on the Security Council to pass a resolution is clear and explicit on Ivaúh of its international obligations

Editor: BS 6.19.2013 14:48

Called on the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, on Wednesday, the UN Security Council to pass a resolution is clear and explicit regarding the fulfillment of Iraq’s international obligations set forth in the Board’s decisions relating to the invasion of Iraq of Kuwait in 1990, while praised the ambassadors of the five permanent members in Iraq to “considerable efforts” by efforts of the Iraqi and Kuwaiti parties to resolve their differences. (more…)

_157215_kiSecretary-General of the United Nations headquarters improved relations between the two countries, calling for an end to the risk of sanctions still threatens Iraq since the invasion of Kuwait.

Sanctions prevent Baghdad from the disposition of funds

New York – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki – moon Tuesday the UN Security Council to remove Iraq from Chapter VII and put an end to the threat of sanctions which still threatens Iraq since it invaded Kuwait in 1990, due to the improvement in relations between the two countries.


Iraqi Foreign Minister is a Chapter VII obligation to repay the $ 11 billion owed to Kuwait from the rest of the amount of compensation.

UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended that the United Nations to move a step forward to the lifting of all sanctions imposed on Iraq for more than two decades after the invasion of Iraq, President Saddam Hussein of Kuwait in 1990.

Despite the overthrow of Saddam in 2003 after the US-led invasion of the United States, the United Nations did not fully lift the sanctions. And expelled forces led by the United States of Iraqi forces from Kuwait in the Gulf War in 1991. (more…)

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The Science: the visit of the Prime Minister of Kuwait to Iraq laid the foundations for future relations between the two countries
14-06-2013 05:06 PM

Baghdad (newsletter).Iraqi Ambassador to Kuwait said Mohammed Hussein Bahr Al-Aloom, the visiting Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak to Baghdad Wednesday, laid the foundations for the future of Kuwait-Iraq relations and that there are no outstanding bilateral problems between the two countries, the issue of the port of Mubarak was overridden. (more…)

Central Bank of Iraq, on Friday, he decided to transform the compensation government for Iraqis living outside Iraq and issued in their favor decisions judicial deterministic, while stressing that the conversion will exclusively Iraqis who have residences permanent and not temporary, pointed out that the conversion will be the currency Alognih According to the pricing in banks approved by him.



Said Dr. Hamoudi, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee that Iraq is about to revolutionize the huge investment

Hamoudi said in a statement received secrets News Agency / not / copy of it today “The passage of Iraq’s decades of wars and economic sanctions, ended the occupation of the country in 2003, and witnessed the unfortunate events after the occupation, made ​​him desperately needs to restructure its economic situation and reconstruction and investment, especially in infrastructure.” (more…)

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Watan newspaper quoted Kuwaiti, Tuesday, for Musdrmesúl in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, welcome Kuwait convert the file of prisoners and missing Kuwaitis in Iraq to Chapter VI instead of the seventh.

newspaper said that “an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, said in his first comment on the visit Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, that Kuwait has encouraged Iraq to implement all the decisions that come under Chapter VII, it’s also commends including by the Iraqi side of the implementation of the decisions that fall within the framework of this chapter during the past period. “


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Baghdad (news) .. The head of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Ali Al-Rashed, said he would visit Iraq after the visit of the Prime Minister, referring to the Tzero bilateral relations between the two countries. (more…)

The New York Times: Maliki departure is alone capable of solving the problems of Iraq
05-05-2013 11:16 AM

The New York Times felt that the solution to Iraq’s problems lies in the resignation of Maliki’s responsibility.

The newspaper said in analyzing her about what the situation in Iraq, that Iraq is going through a serious crisis and that the solution lies in that step down the prime minister and replaced by another figure elected by Parliament, there are other Shiite politicians who are able to lead a government of national unity. (more…)

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Baghdad (AIN) –The Secretary General of the Iraqi Islamic Party, Ayad al-Samarrai, pointed out that “Iraq suffers from the absence of the Uniting Iraqi Identity since a minority has believed in this aspect but many have rejected it.”

Samarrai called in an article received by AIN the Iraqi educated people to “Take their role in building the national identity on sound bases.” (more…)

Kuwaiti government called on Iraq to continue paying 5% of its oil revenues to the Compensation Fund to ensure payment of all damages incurred by him on a regular basis.

Indicated it was waiting for the arrival of the rest of the compensation amounting {11.2} billion dollars after receiving inflated $ 2.43 billion in compensation since the beginning of the year. (more…)

Chapter VII newsKuwait expects to exit Iraq from Chapter VII in 2014: this is what we sought him since the fall of Saddam

MONDAY, APRIL 29 / APRIL 2013 08:59

Expectation senior official of the Kuwaiti government, on Monday, Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII early next year, stressing that Kuwait has sought since 2003 to improve the image of the Iraqi people.

Said Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak said in remarks seen by “Twilight News”, “expect to come out of Iraq under the threat of sanctions imposed on it in accordance with Chapter VII, starting next year.” (more…)