Washington decides to send an additional 1,000 troops to Kabul

the world| 06:52 – 16/08/2021


Follow-up – Mawazine News
The US Department of Defense (Pentagon), announced on Monday, the dispatch of an additional 1,000 troops to the Afghan capital, Kabul.
And the Pentagon said in a statement, “We will raise the number of our forces in Kabul to three thousand by tomorrow, Tuesday.”
And she added, “Our forces in Kabul will respond to threats and attacks according to data and developments.”
The statement concluded, “We expect the total number of our forces in Kabul to rise to six thousand.”



Al-Kazemi confirms the implementation of the “Sinjar Agreement”: it will pave the way for reconstruction and construction 

politicsMustafa Al-KazemiSinjar Agreement 2021-08-16 12:11A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed, on Monday, the implementation of the “Sinjar Agreement”, indicating that it will pave the way for the launch of reconstruction and construction projects in the region.

Al-Kazemi said in a speech during his meeting with the clans and dignitaries of Sinjar in Nineveh Governorate, “This place has become sacred because pure and pure blood was shed here, the blood of our honorable Yazidis, and the blood of young people from all over Iraq who liberated it because it is their honor and their land.”

He added, “The land of Sinjar will remain an immortal shrine in the conscience of the Iraqis, a luminous sign in their patriotism record, and a witness to the steadfastness of our Yazidi people and their adherence to their land,” noting that “the heinous massacres committed by ISIS gangs here in the name of religion revealed the brutal face of terrorism and its hostile rhetoric. She revealed that extremism, criminality and discrimination all failed to break the Yazidis’ patience, resistance and steadfastness, but rather increased their attachment to their historical land, because they are Iraqis since the dawn of history.

Al-Kazemi continued, “We remember the souls who rose to martyrdom here, whether from our Yazidi people, our Yazidi sisters and daughters, or the heroic souls of Iraq’s youth who sacrificed themselves in order to defeat terrorism, and restore the land and its people.”

He also said, “We will work to build a museum to commemorate the martyrs of this place, including children, women and valiant fighters, who defeated terrorism on behalf of the will of good in the whole world.”

He pointed out that “the government is doing everything in its power to address the file of the displaced and missing people of our Yazidis, and to provide all help, love and responsibility to the Yazidi survivors of the evil grip of ISIS, as well as following up on the fate of the kidnapped.”

The Prime Minister affirmed by saying, “We are proceeding with the implementation of the Sinjar Agreement, which will pave the way for the launch of reconstruction and construction projects in the region, and will restore intimacy, love and coexistence to it as it was throughout the ages,” adding that “Sinjar is the land of martyrdom, the land of Iraqi blood that gathered from every Iraqi province.” It was generously and profusely spilled, to preserve the entity of Iraq from here.”


Iraqi Finance Minister: The government has put the economy on the right track

Iraqi Finance Minister: The government has put the economy on the right track

Chairman of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council, Minister of Finance Ali Abdul-Amir Allawi August 16, 2021 06:15 PM

Mubasher: The head of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council, Minister of Finance, Ali Abdul Amir Allawi, confirmed that the Iraqi government has put the economic reality on the right track through the white paper.null

Allawi said during the (Iraqi-Saudi Joint Business Council) in a statement of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, “The Iraqi government aimed, through the white paper, to put the economic reality on a path that allows the state to take appropriate steps to develop it into a dynamic and diversified economy that creates real opportunities.” for a decent life for the citizens.

He added, “The council aims to support and strengthen economic relations, and increase the volume of business between the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and based on the desire and need of both sides, the Joint Businessmen Council was formed, which will ensure the growth of existing cooperation and increase interaction between representatives of the economic business sector, in order to Activating the volume of commercial, industrial and investment transactions.

For his part, the National Coordinator of the Council, Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, explained that “the Iraqi government has pursued a policy of opening prospects for cooperation in the Arab and international environments, in all fields, and has placed it among its priorities in its ministerial program, in order to advance the economic reality. The commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors of Iraq.

The council’s agenda witnessed a democratic practice of electing a president and two deputies to the Business Council, as well as a presentation and discussion of the projects proposed by the council members.


Al-Assad receives a message from Al-Kazemi regarding the Baghdad summit

politicsBashar al-AssadMustafa Al-Kazemineighboring countriesBaghdad summit 2021-08-16 06:52A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The head of the Popular Mobilization Authority, Faleh al-Fayyad, delivered on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a message from Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, regarding the conference of neighboring countries to be held in Baghdad at the end of this month.

This came during al-Assad’s reception to Fayyad at the presidential office in the Syrian capital, Damascus.

Al-Fayyad conveyed to Al-Assad, according to a statement reported by the Syrian news agency “SANA”, a message from Al-Kazemi related to “the conference of neighboring countries to be held at the end of this month in Baghdad, and the importance of Syrian-Iraqi coordination on this conference and the topics on its agenda.”

During the meeting, they discussed the measures taken to enhance joint bilateral cooperation in all fields, especially with regard to “fighting terrorism and controlling border security, which is an important factor not only at the security level, but also contributes to the continuation of the trade movement between the two countries, which benefits the two brotherly peoples and achieves their interests.” “.

Earlier in the day, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry denied sending an official invitation to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to attend the Baghdad summit of regional neighbors, after the news was widely circulated by media outlets.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that it is not concerned with this invitation, and that “the official invitations are sent by an official letter and in the name of the State of the Iraqi Prime Minister, and no other party has the right to submit the invitation on behalf of the Iraqi government, so clarification is required.”