Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

03 DECEMBER 2013

transparency international, unveiled Tuesday, in its annual report on the most corrupt countries in the world, that Iraq still top the most corrupt States in addition to Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Syria; out of 177 countries, with the two States Denmark and New Zealand are the least corrupt.

altCorruption index, ranks States according to levels of public sector corruption list 177 where the State is most corrupt and least corrupt place first place. (more…)

26/11/2013 | 12:02 AM | Gulf News

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (KUNA) — UN Special Envoy for Iraq Nickolay Mladenov on Monday said further Iraq-Kuwait commitment and the improvement of the security situation in Iraq will bring about closure of the missing Kuwaiti persons and property files “as quickly as possible.

“It has been too long, already. The outstanding issues on the missing persons and property need to be closed as quickly as possible. It is very encouraging that both the Iraqi and Kuwaiti authorities are committed to work together,” Mladenov told KUNA following a Security Council meeting on the situation in Iraq, including its relation with neighbouring Kuwait. (more…)

20/11/2013 | 09:14 AM | Kuwait News

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (KUNA) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon late Tuesday expressed hope that the continued improvement in the Iraq-Kuwait relations would expand to include economic and cultural ties.

In his periodic report to the Security Council on the work of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Ban said he is “pleased with the continued improvement in relations” between the two countries, including Iraq’s allowing Kuwait to open consulates in Erbil and Basra. (more…)

High Nassif Foreign Ministry calls on Iraq to be merged with the international community and follow up of frozen Iraqi funds


MP for the coalition called the Iraqi Free high Nassif and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to integrate Iraq to the international community and get the entitlements in the seats of the committees of the United Nations and follow-up of frozen Iraqi funds. (more…)

U.S. sees a specialist on Iraq, Michael Knights It optimistic than pessimistic, asserting that “Iraq’s long tunnel, it will be at the end of the light.”

The Knights, an expert at the Washington Institute for the Near East, said that “after 20 years, I think that Iraq would be out of the current ordeal, and will be a leading country, tolerant and open.”

He said that “a lot of media images about the problems of Iraq where exaggerations: many killings, but less than it was. Well, murder is not in Iraq alone.” (more…)

Planning informed the parliament of Iraq’s population is now 35 million
Wednesday, October 30 1 / Okrudolf 2013 20:13

A parliamentary source said that the Ministry of Planning reported that the number of House of Representatives of Iraq’s population is now 35 million people.

The council has asked the Ministry of Planning statistics on the number of population in order to determine in the new draft law for elections, the number of MPs in the next session. (more…)

30-10-2013 11:33 AM
Baghdad (news) .. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the capital of the United States and Washington on an official visit lasting five days. An informed source (of the Agency news): that al-Maliki arrived in Washington at the head of a government delegation, noting that he would meet with Vice President Joseph Biden. (more…)

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Previous meeting between Obama and Maliki

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Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki beginning of the twenty-ninth of the month visit to the United States in response to an official invitation from U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.

The Information Office of the Prime Minister in a press statement: “The al-Maliki will be held during the visit, meetings with U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and senior officials in the United States, focused on ways to strengthen the ties of friendship and partnership in the light of the strategic framework agreement between the two countries.”

And added: “It is scheduled to address the talks are also ongoing developments in the region, particularly the Syrian crisis, and the prospects of cooperation between the two sides to install regional security and stability.”

also will deliver Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a lecture on the situation in Iraq and the region in one of the U.S. research centers.

Najafi, Biden discuss Iraq’s security and holding the elections on time

Search House Speaker Osama Najafi in a telephone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, the situation in Iraq and the region. (more…)

Baldawi: Maliki receives 2 invitiations by Obama to visit Washington

Added by Ahmed Hussein on October 8, 2013.

maliki receives invitiations by obama to visit washington Baldawi: Maliki receives 2 invitiations by Obama to visit Washington (more…)

Said an adviser to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that Iraq played a significant role in the convergence of views between the United States and Iran, noting that the dial between President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rohani will be the start of a positive in enhancing security in the Middle East region, and expressed Iraq’s readiness to provide more initiatives to support the rapprochement between the two countries.

The adviser Ali al-Moussawi said in an exclusive interview with “New Morning” that “Baghdad welcomed the dial-up collection Obama Brohani”, following that “Iraq was constantly seeks to find a balance in the region between the United States on the one hand and Iran on the other hand.” (more…)

Maliki summit Obama looking armament and the Syrian crisis

18/09/2013 12:00 AM

A political source: The Prime Minister will call for international cooperation to combat terrorism
BAGHDAD – morning
topping files armament and the Syrian crisis talks Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington later this month.

According to a senior political source for »Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network», the Prime Minister will begin the end of the month, an important visit to the United States to meet with senior U.S. officials, led by President Obama. was a media adviser to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi, had announced in previous statements for »Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network», that «Maliki will visit Washington September the current», indicating that « program Maliki’s visit did not identify yet, but it is clear that the talks will focus on strengthening relations and ways to implement the Framework Convention and the fight against the threat of al-Qaeda and other things ». However, the source confirmed that the meeting between the two presidents will talk to file armament and the Syrian crisis and the political situation in the country and the region year. (more…)

Baghdad / Mesalla: the company issued (Wealth – X), specialized in the various information and details for the world’s rich and the distribution of wealth around the world, the 2013 report on the distribution of the world’s rich and their fortunes in the five continents.

According to the report, the total wealth owned by the richest man in the world comparable to (according to its estimates for this year) 27.8 trillion, owned by 199 thousand and 235 chandelier in the world, mostly concentrated in America. (more…)

Magrec: Washington supports the role of Baghdad in the Syrian crisis

Called on Vice-President of the republic Khodair al United States to provide more support for Iraq in all fields and activating the strategic framework agreement signed between the two countries. (more…)

Maliki’s coalition: the national meeting will be held at the government palace in the presence of [350] Personal
Friday, September 13 / September 2013 08:42

MP for the coalition of state law, Kadhim al-Bahadli, the location of the national meeting will be held at the Government Palace and ستحضره [350] character. (more…)

Al Ghad newspaper – 09/02/2013 –
Amman – occupied Iraqis ranked first among foreign investors registered with the Companies Control Department during the first seven months of this year, according to data released by the department.

The number of Iraqi investors 529 investors make up 36% of the total number of foreign investors during the first seven months of the current year The solution in the second Syrians number 427 investors and by 29% of the foreign investors in third place 46 investor Emirati and 3% of the total number of foreign investors.

The Ministry of the Interior, on Sunday, a “new security plan” in the coming days against the backdrop of recent security breaches, confirmed the continuation of the process avenge the martyrs that have achieved great results.

The statement quoted the senior agent for the Ministry of Interior Adnan al-Asadi said, “that the plan will focus on intelligence effort, as well as set up surveillance cameras throughout the streets of Baghdad.” (more…)


30-08-2013 10:38 AM
Baghdad (newsletter). Member of the Economic Committee said the National Alliance MP Hussein almerapi, the events in Syria and the region will affect the Iraqi economy and Central Bank reserves. (more…)

Editor: AJ 08/28/2013 18:33 Number of Views: 2435

Inferred from a study published by the site Americans known to Labhat Strategy, is the site of “Project Sindikaat” New York-based, that Iraq is the most Thaaa to achieve greater growth rates in the region, in the remaining years of this decade, if it succeeded in doubling its oil production, and taking him to 6 million barrel, at least, in the year 2020. (more…)


BAGHDAD / JD / .. Confirmed the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives that all projects mortgaged plenty of Finance will be realized if the price of oil as a result of the war in Syria.

said a member of the Finance Committee parliamentary MP Najiba Najib Ibrahim told / JD / day: that all projects and issues mortgaged plenty of Finance for the current year can be implemented in the event of oil rose Baadal broke out war in Syria. (more…)

29-08-2013 10:25 AM

Dollar recovered from its losses, which plunged to the lowest level in two weeks against the yen and rose against the Swiss franc yesterday as traders felt that involves less risk between currency under threat of military action against Syria. Analysts said the yen fell after the Deputy Governor of Bank of Japan’s (central) bank that the recovery will continue until the stability of monetary inflation at two percent. (more…)

Wednesday, August 28 / August 2013 15:10

Prime Wazzora Nuri al-Maliki in his weekly day high alert and warning strongly to face the repercussions of the Syrian crisis after news of the impending strike carried out by the West on Syria.

BAGHDAD / obelisk: warned Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Wednesday, influenced by the situation in Iraq at the security and humanitarian situation in Syria if subjected to a military strike.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry in a statement obtained “obelisk”, a copy of it, that “Zebari met today at the headquarters of the Office of the Ministry UK ambassador accredited to Iraq Simon Collis, and discussed with him bilateral relations between the two countries and developments in political and security situation in the region, especially the move ongoing international on a military strike against Syria. ” (more…)

SUNDAY, 25 AUGUST 2013 11: 07

Turkish newspaper, revealed that, in conjunction with the ongoing preparations for the Kurdish National Conference in Erbil, Kurdistan will declare “Grand” which will include four parts of Kurdistan “and refers to the Kurdish-majority regions in Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria.


described the political parliamentary economic committee the central bank to maintain the Iraqi dinar against foreign currencies as “failed.”

The central bank has promised to take measures to raise and stabilize the price of the Iraqi dinar, as it was in the past, but the impairment and the exchange rate of the dinar continues.

He said the Commission’s decision Mahma Khalil said “the central bank demands to maintain the exchange rate of the Iraqi dinar, and determine a fixed price against the foreign currencies, as may or unreasonable that there is a balance of a sovereign Iraqi exceed seventy billion dollars, and it remains the Iraqi dinar rate over 1200mm] dinars to the dollar, and sometimes brings about this price on the black market. ” (more…)

Thursday, August 22 / August 2013 16:34

Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq with the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Beecroft overall bilateral relations between Baghdad and Washington and ways of developing them to serve the interests of the Iraqi people and the U.S..

A statement by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it on Thursday, “it was during the meeting to focus on the situation of Iraq and the initiative launched by al-Mutlaq, calling for political reforms and the economic, social and comprehensive review of the file security.” (more…)

20/08/2013 13:19:00

BAGHDAD / NINA / Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari said his visit to Washington was focused on supporting Iraq.

Zebari said at a news conference after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday 20, August that, “his recent visit to Washington was focused on supporting Iraq under the Strategic Framework Agreement.” (more…)

Monday, 19 August 2013 14:45

Baghdad (AIN) -The Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, will visit the United State of America in next September.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari, assured in a press statement “Maliki will visit the US soon,” expecting the visit to be “On next September.” (more…)

The meeting saw the research activities of the UN mission in Iraq and the keenness of the government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate the task and work internationalist mission within its mandate and in coordination with the Government

He Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, on Monday, expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the United Nations Mission (UNAMI) to remove Iraq from Chapter provisions of Chapter VII, as discussed with the Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey فليتمان diplomatic efforts to convene a conference of Geneva II for peace in Syria . (more…)

Research and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on Monday, with the Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, Iraq’s relations with the United Nations and its mission in Iraq UNAMI ‘

According to a statement of Foreign Affairs: The meeting included discussed the activities of the UN mission in Iraq and the keenness of the government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate the task and work internationalist mission within its mandate and in coordination with the Government. (more…)