As compensation for the invasion of Iraq, the United Nations pays $600 million to Kuwait

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Baghdad today – translation
A United Nations committee paid $600 million to the Kuwait National Oil Company as compensation for Iraq’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait three decades ago .
In a report published by the Economic Times and translated by (Baghdad Today), the commission said it had “paid so far $51.3 billion since approving 1.5 million claims related to the invasion of governments and international organizations in 2005.”
The KPC succeeded in claiming $14.7 billion in compensation for losses in oil production and sales caused by damage to the country’s oil fields during the 1990-1991 Iraqi invasion and occupation that resulted in the Gulf War.
According to a UN Security Council resolution issued in 1991, Iraq allocated a percentage of its oil export revenues to the Compensation Fund, and the committee said that this share is currently limited to only 3% .
For the current payment rate, the last installment is expected to be paid within a year

Security media announces the fall of a Katyusha rocket on a residential area in the capital, Baghdad

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Shafaq News/ On Thursday, the Security Media Cell reported opening an investigation into the incident of a Katyusha rocket falling behind Al-Rahman Mosque in Al-Mansour area in Baghdad.

The cell stated in a statement that the accident did not result in any significant losses, and it was found that the missile was launched at 4.20 am from the Palestine Street area.

She said that this illegal act poses a threat to the citizens within the safe residential neighborhoods.

A security source had reported earlier today, that two Katyusha rockets landed near the US embassy in the capital, Baghdad, without causing any casualties.

The Central Bank launches an initiative to support renewable energy projects

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Economy News – Baghdad

The Central Bank of Iraq announced, on Thursday, the launch of an initiative to use renewable energy sources to reduce carbon emissions.

The Central Bank said in a statement, received by Al-Iqtisad News, that “in cooperation with the Supreme Committee for Lending in the Council of Ministers, he launched an initiative to switch to the use of renewable energy sources to reduce carbon emissions and improve the environment, with the participation of environmental experts and energy generated from renewable sources, in order to set the executive framework for financing such as These development projects, whether at the level of individuals or investors in the field of clean energy.” 

The Central Bank of Iraq, in cooperation with the concerned authorities, will support “the preparation of controls that oblige the owners of residential investment projects to rely on renewable sources in securing part of the electric energy as a condition for its inclusion in the Central Bank’s initiative to finance housing projects.”

The Bank and the Higher Committee for Lending expressed their “aspiration that 2022 will be a national year for renewable energy in Iraq.”

The bank decided, according to the statement, “to start installing electricity generation systems from solar energy on a number of its buildings in Baghdad and its branches in Basra, Mosul and Erbil to secure part of its electricity needs.”

Al-Kazemi leaves Washington for Baghdad: We hope for continuous communication with Biden



Baghdad / Al-Mawrid News

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi concluded his visit to the United States of America, while reaffirming the absence of combat forces by the end of the year. 

Al-Kazemi wrote on his personal account on Twitter, saying, “We left Washington for our beloved Baghdad after a successful visit, economic, political and cultural understandings, and an agreement to transfer the security relationship to training and advice, and the absence of combat forces by the end of the year.” 

“We look forward to strengthening social and political solidarity to serve our people, and we hope for continuous communication with US President Joe Biden to devote the values of cooperation and dialogue,” he added.

Photos: Al-Kazemi meets with the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

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Photos: Al-Kazemi meets with the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

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Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi met with the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Democratic Senator Bob Mendes, and the Committee’s Managing Director, Republican Senator Jim Rich.  

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During the meeting, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s media office, “Nass” received a copy of it, Thursday (July 29, 2021), they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and exchanged views on regional and international issues of common interest.  


During the meeting, Al-Kazemi stressed his “aspiration to build partnership relations between Iraq and the United States of America, and the two countries’ desire to develop the level of cooperation in various security, economic, and cultural fields, and in the fields of energy, health, and the environment.”

The International Coalition hands over $10 million worth of equipment and ammunition to the Iraqi army

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Shafaq News / The international coalition led by Washington against ISIS in Iraq delivered, on Wednesday, military equipment worth 10 million dollars to the Iraqi army.

The equipment that was delivered in the presence of the Joint Operations Command and the Seventh Division of the Iraqi Army, and under the supervision of Brigadier General Hassan Hadi, included military equipment, ammunition, tactical wheels and medical supplies, according to a coalition source who told Shafak News Agency.

The source explained, “This equipment to support Iraq in its mission to defeat ISIS is part of the Training and Equipment Fund Program to Combat ISIS that has been implemented since 2014 and is funded through the US Department of Defense budget allocated to Operation Inherent Resolve.”

“The program, which Operation Inherent Resolve is overseeing, aims to support the Iraqi government in the battle against ISIS,” he added.

Al-Kazemi meets US Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi met, on Wednesday, with Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.
Al-Kazemi’s office stated in a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of it, that “Al-Kazemi met Pelosi.”
He added, “Al-Kazemi arrived at the US Congress building.” Ended 20 / h

US House Speaker: We look forward to working with Iraq to confront Corona and distribute vaccines

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
, US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed, on Wednesday, her country’s aspiration to work with Iraq to confront Corona and distribute vaccines.
“Her country is looking forward to working with Iraq to confront the Corona pandemic and distribute vaccines,” Pelosi said during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi.
She added, “We will cooperate to solve the economic problems caused by the pandemic.” Ended 29 / h

Al-Kazemi’s advisor comments on the visit to Washington

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On Wednesday, Adviser to the Prime Minister, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, considered Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s visit to the United States a new beginning for the transition from the economy of wars to the economy of peace, development and construction. Saleh said, “Iraq suffers from a large deficit in investments for a number of reasons, and development was limited to the energy sector, oil production and focus on electricity, as important and large productive sectors were neglected, including industry, services and agriculture.” He added, “Iraq needs a new technological thought and new partnerships, and to invite the United States companies, which represent the largest economy in the world, to invest in Iraq, and it comes within the framework of the investment law to revive the effective and large Iraqi economy and reduce the volume of high unemployment.” He continued, “I think this step is a new page for the transition from the economy of wars and conflict and the remnants of the past to the economy of peace, development and construction.” He continued that “