Posts Tagged ‘Gulf’

Date: Sunday 24/02/2013 08:43 pm

A member of the Committee on Economic, Alastthmarwalaamar parliamentary that مايتردد over control money Qatari and Gulf capitals CBI just rumors and groundless on the ground at the time warned deputy for the Iraqi List Sunday, from Iraq’s transition to a global system for money laundering.

Said committee member Amer Al-Fayez’s (Citizen): »that the rumors in the media about control money Qatari and Gulf is inaccurate which rumors groundless on the ground». added »that the Commission has no evidence to this aspect and every Matsamah is from the media only». (more…)

Date: 2013-02-21 13: 09: 02 Thursday

Baghdad (newsletter). Economist Abdul Sattar Al-Hashemi stressed that the resumption of air links with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia will boost economic and trade relations between Iraq and the Gulf through Gulf investors attracted to work in the country.

He said al-Hashimi (News Agency): economic and trade relations between Iraq and the Gulf States will be retried again after a long break over 23 years after the initiative of resuming flights between Iraq and Kuwait and Saudi Arabia States. (more…)

01/30/2013

BAGHDAD / JD / .. Ministry of Transport announced Iraqi quest to join the train project Gulf, which starts from Kuwait and ends in the United Arab Emirates through Saudi Arabia.

said ministry spokesman Transport Karim Nouri / a JD /: that Iraq is seeking to be a part of a project train Gulf, as it represents its strategic level Trains in the area. (more…)

Iraq public protests on Kuwait MPs agenda – Session to be held behind closed doors?

KUWAIT: While the parliament prepares for a special session on Thursday dedicated to discuss the security status in the country, one lawmaker believes that MPs should keep a close eye on the developments in Iraq in view of the public protests taking place there. “[The parliament’s] foreign affairs committee is monitoring the situation and plans to discuss it during the meeting,” rapporteur MP Tahir Al-Failakawi said, adding in statements to a local newspaper on Saturday that the panel “must open permanent channels with the Foreign Ministry to prepare for any development.”

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Proposes way forward by holding successful Arab summit in Baghdad

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has decided to waive Iraq’s debt of $5.8 billion (Dh21.29 billion) and backs holding the next Arab summit in Baghdad, Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced.
“An agreement will be signed soon to lay out the legal framework for waiving old Iraqi debt of $5.8 billion,” Shaikh Abdullah told a joint news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari.

On holding the next Arab summit in Baghdad, Shaikh Abdullah said there was a decision by Arab leaders to this effect. “The question is when this summit can be held in Iraq, so that that summit will be successful. We Arabs want to make sure the next summit will be a step forward and at the same time keep Iraq’s right to host the summit.”

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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Baghdad claims the seaport, once completed, would strangle its shipping lanes in the narrow Khor Abdullah waterway that serves as its entrance to the Gulf, through which the vast majority of its oil exports flow. (File photo)

Gulf states on Tuesday expressed support for a Kuwaiti port project disputed by Iraq and urged Baghdad to step up its efforts to normalize ties with its neighbor, 10 years after the Gulf War.

Rulers of the Gulf Cooperation Council “support Kuwait concerning the Mubarak al-Kabir port since it will be built on Kuwaiti land and within its territorial waters,” they said in a statement.

Baghdad claims the seaport, once completed, would strangle its shipping lanes in the narrow Khor Abdullah waterway that serves as its entrance to the Gulf, through which the vast majority of its oil exports flow.

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BAGHDAD (Iba) .. Praised the Kuwaiti ambassador to Washington, Salem Al-Sabah, the results of the talks held by Prime Minister Nasser Al-Mohammad last night with Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army Michael Mullen.

The Kuwaiti newspaper said that U.S. Vice-President reiterated the U.S. commitment to the security of the Gulf and America’s partners in the region.

A press release said the White House that U.S. Vice-President and Prime Minister of Kuwait in search of a range of regional issues, political and security, including the changes that take place in the region, due to the spring of the Arab, and the importance of resolving outstanding issues between Kuwait and Iraq.

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