Tillerson confirms Washington’s continued support for Iraq in its efforts to restore stability


Since 2018-01-16 at 00:53 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad Mawazine News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a telephone conversation with Abadi that Washington continues to support Iraq in its efforts to restore stability and attract investments.

Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi received a phone call from US Secretary of State Rex Tilerson, according to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office.

Tillerson also expressed his condolences to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Iraqi people for the criminal bombing targeting citizens in the airfield in Baghdad, stressing the support of the United States and the international community for Iraq in enhancing security.

Tillerson also stressed the continued US support for Iraq in its efforts to restore stability and attract investment, reconstruction and construction and promote economic reform.

Tillerson pointed out that the whole world looks admiringly to Iraq, which has won over gangs and called on terrorists led by Dr. Haider al-Abadi, noting that the United States has confidence in the ability of Iraqis to eliminate terrorism once and for all.

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Canada plans to grant Iraq a loan of $ 200 million


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The Canadian embassy in Iraq, Andrew Turner, revealed Monday that it has opened a special visa office in Baghdad, noting that his country has started the implementation of the decision to grant Iraq a loan of 200 million dollars and the allocation of humanitarian aid to stabilize the country. Dollars.

Turner denied in an interview with the New World newspaper the presence of Canadian troops on Iraqi soil, with the exception of five police officers as trainers, to be reinforced by 20 officers, to prepare for the delivery of military assistance supporting the police.

He pointed out that Canada stands by a unified democratic Iraq, and its commitment to the decision of Baghdad to stop military aid from the Peshmerga forces at the moment.

He pointed out that “the Iraqi government promised many reforms in terms of trade and investment and remove obstacles to investors, which encourages international companies to invest in Iraq,” noting that “the opportunity now is very favorable and very important to attract companies and investors.”

“Iraq is now establishing a new era, but it is facing a challenge of another kind: how to reconcile Iraqis with all their religions, languages ​​and differences, because it will lead to a unified, stable Iraq free of problems.”


The United States is participating in a large delegation at the Kuwait conference for the reconstruction of Iraq

Release date: 2018/1/15 23:19 • 1 times read
US Ambassador Douglas Seelman has revealed that his country will take part in a large delegation at the Kuwait Conference on Iraq Reconstruction scheduled for mid-February.
“The United States will participate with a large delegation at the conference to support the reconstruction of Iraq, which will be held in Kuwait,” Sileman said in a press statement during his visit to Karbala today.
He noted that “this visit is the first of the province of Karbala and the US government looks forward to helping Iraq in the reconstruction after the defeat of the terrorist advocate.”
The conference is likely to be held in Kuwait from Feb. 12 to 14, with the participation of countries, organizations and companies.
The government estimated it needed to rebuild the devastated areas of the desert by calling for $ 100 billion.



Peshmerga announces the distribution of salaries of its employees

Peshmerga announces the distribution of salaries of its employees
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Shafaq News / The Secretary General of the Ministry of Peshmerga, on Monday, the distribution of salaries of associates on Tuesday.

“After great efforts and follow-up, the salaries of the Ministry of Peshmerga and the 70 and 80 forces of the Peshmerga and all the forces that have not been paid for the month of September will be distributed,” Peshmerga Secretary-General Jabbar Yawar said in a press statement.

Yawar said that “salaries will be distributed by the Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government.”

Governor of Karbala: We discussed with the US ambassador the reconstruction of the province and encourage foreign companies


Since 2018-01-15 at 18:08 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad – Mawazine News

The governor of Karbala, Aqeel al-Turaihi, met on Monday with US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Silliman during his visit to the province, while the two sides discussed fighting terrorism, rebuilding the province and encouraging American companies to invest in it.

“This is the first visit of the US ambassador to Iraq to the province of Karbala, in which he touched on a number of issues, including the United States’ efforts to combat terrorism and the reconstruction of the country,” Turaihi told a news conference attended by the correspondent of Mawazine News. Mechanisms of joint cooperation for the reconstruction of cities as well as bringing foreign companies to work in the holy province of Karbala. “

For his part, US Ambassador Douglas Silliman said, “We saw on our way to Karbala the presence of the cemetery, which contains many young people, and here we offer the highest signs of pride and pride and their sacrifices to defend this country.” We, on behalf of the United States, In order to defend his homeland, but to fight terrorism on behalf of the whole world. “

“We talked with the local government in Karbala and its history and civilization as well as the efforts of the government and the security services and congratulate them on their efforts to protect the coming visitors every year,” he said, noting that “economic opportunities and reconstruction were discussed in Karbala province and encouraged US companies to invest in Governorate “



urgently .. Baghdad announces the results of its meetings with Kurdistan

Urgent .. Baghdad announces the results of its meetings with Kurdistan
 Twilight News    
 one hour ago

Twilight News / The Supreme Committee formed by the Prime Minister Haider Abadi, to negotiate with the Kurdistan Region on the results of five meetings held on 6 files.
Al-Abbadi formed a technical committee headed by the Council of Ministers on Al-Alaq to meet with representatives of the regional government in a committee chaired by Interior Minister Karim Sinjari.
The first meeting was held in Baghdad two days ago, and Arbil witnessed today the second round of talks.
The committee said it had held five bilateral meetings between specialists in the fields of security and borders, airports, customs, border crossings, dams and oil.
She added that the meetings were dominated by an atmosphere of trust and understanding and ended with the drafting of minutes for each of these axes, which included a number of recommendations that will be submitted in accordance with what was stated in the Diwani Order No. (137) of 2017, which formed the High Committee with the continuation of the teams that have not completed their tasks by working and subsequent reports So.
Government sources in the province of Kurdistan told the twilight news on Monday that the delegation of Baghdad, which is currently visiting Erbil, agreed in principle with the Ministry of Transport and Communications in the Government of Kurdistan to lift the international ban on airports in the region.
The Baghdad government has taken a series of punitive measures against Erbil and has recovered from the Peshmerga forces all the disputed areas, especially the oil-rich province of Kirkuk and areas in Ninewa province on the border with Turkey. After the referendum on independence.


Baghdad sends the salaries of the employees of Kurdistan through the governors and directors-general


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Baghdad / … Revealed a Kurdish source in the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan region, on Monday, that the federal government in Baghdad will not send salaries of regional staff through the Kurdistan government.

The source told “Iraq News” that “the federal government will not send salaries through the Kurdistan Regional Government, but will send salaries through the governors or directors-general.

He added that ” the provincial government last month to send lists of salaries of the ministries of education and health to Baghdad, but Baghdad has not yet agreed to send salaries of employees of the ministries.”


Albaraka Banking Group is ready to strengthen relations with Iraqi banks



Economy News Baghdad:

Albaraka Banking Group announced its readiness to open broad horizons for banking cooperation between Iraq and Bahrain,

“At the invitation of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, Al Baraka Banking Group Chairman Adnan Ahmed Yousif and the President of the Association of Banks in Bahrain visited a delegation of the Union of Arab Banks, composed of the Secretary General of the Association, Wissam Fattouh, and the Media Advisor,” Al Baraka Banking Group said in a press statement. For the Union Raja Kamouni, the Iraqi capital Baghdad recently, in order to strengthen and strengthen relations between the Bahraini banks in particular and the Arab banks in general with the traditional Iraqi and Islamic banks, and open new horizons for these relations in all areas of financing and investment “.

She added that “the delegation met during the visit with the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Dr. Ali Alalak in the presence of Deputy Governor Dr. Munther Abdul Qadir Al-Sheikhly and a number of officials in the bank, and also met with the delegation also the President of the Association of Iraqi private banks Wadih Hanal in the presence of Directors General of the Iraqi private banks,” noting that ” The delegation a number of general managers of major government banks such as Rafidain Bank and the Bank of Rasheed, heads of Islamic banks and traditional in Iraq.

The statement quoted the Chairman of the Albaraka Banking Group, Adnan Ahmed Yousef, as saying: “We were very pleased brotherly visit to Iraq brotherly and met with officials of the Central Bank of Iraq and the Association of Iraqi private banks and Iraqi banks in order to open new horizons for cooperation between the banks of Bahrain and Arab on the one hand and banks Iraq, on the other hand, where we received all the welcome and hospitality, and this is not strange to our people in Iraq brotherly, which links the Kingdom of Bahrain brotherly ties and historical and brotherhood.

“We look forward to supporting Iraq’s stability and strengthening economic, trade and investment ties with the Kingdom of Bahrain by opening channels of financing and investment banking in support of these trends. We are ready to provide all banking services to Iraqi banks to achieve this goal,” he added.

On the other hand, the Secretary-General of the Union of Arab Banks, Wissam Fattouh, indicated the readiness of the Union to provide training and advice to banks and financial institutions in Iraq.


Rafidain Bank announces the issuance of Master Card for Iraqis residing in Jordan and the UAE


Al-Rafidain Bank announced the issuance of the international MasterCard card for Iraqi citizens residing in Jordan and the UAE.
“MasterCard International has been issued at branches in Amman and Abu Dhabi for Iraqis residing there to receive their financial dues,” the bank’s press office said in a statement.
“The Bank’s branches in Beirut, Amman and Abu Dhabi continue to provide the best banking services to Iraqi residents in these countries.”
It is noteworthy that Rafidain Bank continues to provide services and banking facilities as well as the financial advances of various segments of society.


Kuwait confirms its readiness to host the Iraq reconstruction conference and announce its objectives

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) affirmed the readiness of the State of Kuwait to host the International Conference on Iraq Reconstruction and to support its recovery efforts.
“The next phase requires the Iraqi government and the international community to agree on a joint program to ensure the security and stability of the country in the long term,” the document said, adding that the program focuses on rebuilding the lives of all citizens and supporting the national unity, .
“The conference aims to mobilize international support again to support plans for the reconstruction and development of Iraq and strengthen cooperation among the Lebanese national donors and international development institutions,” the IMF said, adding that “the conference will mobilize funds from various sources to help Iraq meet the needs of reconstruction and development in the post ISIS “.
The fund set the period of the conference, noting that it will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait.
Following are the details of the conference, according to documents issued by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development:




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