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The Executive Office of the Arab Health Ministers Council recently met in Cairo and decided to propose to the summit that will be held in Riyadh at the end of this ... The reason I say so is because the Iraqi government had already enacted a law banning smoking in public transport but no one complied.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz has telephoned Iraqi Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi, the Saudi Press Agency ... Also Monday, King Salman received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh the credentials of ambassadors of sisterly and friendly countries accredited to the ...
"We are Iraqis, and our national project is Iraqi," Abtan told the Saudi-owned Al-Hadath television channel. In a show of frustration and ... In its bid to counter Iran's growing influence in Iraq, Riyadh restored diplomatic relations with Baghdad in 2015 after a 25-year hiatus. It had severed diplomatic ties and ...
The Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum (RIHF) concluded its meetings on Monday in the Saudi capital with a workshop on Yemen ... Executive Director of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Program Peter Salama addressed the humanitarian situation in Iraq, where he mentioned ...

The Iraqi government has rejected a request from Riyadh to hand over Saudi citizens imprisoned on "terror" charges, including some who have been held for years, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported on Friday. The Saudis - more than 400 of them, said one official - along with "hundreds" of other Arabs and ...
The Saudi Cabinet announced it will pledge $1 billion to support reconstruction projects in Iraq, Arab News reported Feb. 21. On Feb. 14, Kuwait, the European Union, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey pledged an estimated $30 billion to aid rebuilding efforts in ...
RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet has expressed the Kingdom's eagerness for stability in Iraq and its permanent stand with all its sects and parties based on ... the Cabinet also announced the allocation of $1 billion for the reconstruction projects in Iraq in addition to another $500 million to fund Saudi exports to ...
The Saudis, who may be wary of the composition of the next Iraqi government (elections are in May and Riyadh doesn't want pro-Iranian interests to gain ... "What a lot of people have been impressed with is that the Iraqis have come out in a very mature way and tried to put in a decent amount of effort trying ...
If the reports are true, it would be a clear effort from powerful Sunni Arab Gulf states to support Iraqi media that could counter Iranian influence in Iraq. More than that, it would mark an effort by Saudi Arabia to increase its influence with Iraqis, regardless of sectarian affiliation. A well-known media station in ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed on Sunday that his country looks for developing wider relationships with Saudi Arabia. His comments came during a meeting with a Saudi media delegation, currently visiting Iraq. According to the prime minister office, Abadi told the Saudi delegation that ...
Iraq has rejected a request from Riyadh to hand over more than 400 Saudi Arabians, whom it has imprisoned on terrorism charges. According to the London-based ... Iraqi officials have announced that the country was holding 500 wives and 1,000 children of Daesh terrorists. Last July, Iraq famously ...
"We worked on the rapprochement between them and we are still making efforts, because the relationship Iraq possesses with these countries necessarily calls for us to overcome existing tensions between them." This is not the first time an Iraqi official admitted to playing a mediating role between Riyadh ...
The Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum (RIHF) concluded its meetings on Monday in the Saudi capital with a workshop on Yemen ... Executive Director of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Program Peter Salama addressed the humanitarian situation in Iraq, where he mentioned ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed on Sunday that his country looks for developing wider relationships with Saudi Arabia. His comments came during a meeting with a Saudi media delegation, currently visiting Iraq. According to the prime minister office, Abadi told the Saudi delegation that ...
Iraq has rejected a request from Riyadh to hand over more than 400 Saudi Arabians, whom it has imprisoned on terrorism charges. According to the London-based ... Iraqi officials have announced that the country was holding 500 wives and 1,000 children of Daesh terrorists. Last July, Iraq famously ...

The Saudi Cabinet announced it will pledge $1 billion to support reconstruction projects in Iraq, Arab News reported Feb. 21. On Feb. 14, Kuwait, the European Union, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey pledged an estimated $30 billion to aid rebuilding efforts in ...
Baghdad, Iraq's capital, suffered flooding in the city on Friday as 42mm of rain fell in 30 hours of continuous downpour. The average rainfall expected in Baghdad in the month of February is 19mm. The heaviest falls of rain underneath this jet stream have been near the Iraq-Iran border where Khanaqin, Iraq ...
If the reports are true, it would be a clear effort from powerful Sunni Arab gulf states to support Iraqi media that could counter Iranian influence in Iraq. More than that, it would mark an effort by Saudi Arabia to increase its influence with Iraqis, regardless of sectarian affiliation. A well-known media station in ...
Riyadh al-Azaz, the head of the Council, said that the attack targeted his convoy killing one and injuring four more of his bodyguards, Al-Sumaria TV, an Iraqi ... The number of bombings in Baghdad has significantly decreased since the liberation of ISIS in Iraq last year, although remnants of the extremist ...
Iraq is estimated to need around $100 billion to fund its recovery, and the conference aims to raise a significant portion of that sum. However, expect the summit to be impacted by the regional rivalry between Iran and the gulf states. As Washington's role in funding an Iraqi recovery is in question, Riyadh ...
At the same time that reports emerged suggesting that Hariri was being held against his will by the Saudis after a trip to Riyadh in November, the Saudis ... Hariri said that while Hezbollah is likely to reduce its presence and eventually withdraw from Yemen and Iraq, the situation is more complex in Syria.
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq has approved the opening of a Saudi consulate in Basra, the kingdom's ambassador to Iraq was quoted saying on Wednesday. Al-Riyadh newspaper quoted Saudi ambassador Abdul-Aziz al-Shamri saying that he had "received the approval from the Iraqi government", ...
In the latest avian flu developments, two more countries in the Middle East--Iraq and Afghanistan--reported highly pathogenic H5 outbreaks, and ... Outbreak locations appear to include Dhurma governorate in Riyadh province, Al Ahsa and Al Kharj governorates, and Howtat Bani Tamim, a town near ...
They share common interests in saving Iraq from Iranian influence, since both countries want less, and if possible no, Iranian influence in Iraq. They both want the end of Iranian-backed Bashar Assad in Syria, as they have been, at least rhetorically, supporting the Syrian opposition in the Syrian civil war.
And are the Saudis so safe under their Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to think that ISIS cannot strike them in Riyadh or Jeddah? ... Having played their preposterous referendum hand in Iraq, what makes the Kurds of northern Syria think they are safe from Bashar al-Assad's government in Damascus?
Acrassicauda, the group that is credited to be the first Iraqi heavy metal band, was formed shortly before the war in Iraq back in 2000. It originally consisted of five members -- lead vocalist Waleed Moudhafar, guitarist Tony Aziz, bassist Firas Al-Lateef, drummer Marwan Hussein Riyadh and vocalist-guitarist ...
Tillerson goofed in an October press conference in Riyadh when he said "Iranian militias" in Iraq "need to go home." Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar ... Iran's penetration of Iraq's government. Two months after that goof, Tillerson, while speaking in Washington, made a similar error, when he said: "Iraqis are Arab.
The attack took place south of the border town of Tal Asfuq in northern Iraq, the latest assault since Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared "final victory" against IS. ... Officials suspect the insurgents are using tunnels near the town of Riyadh to slip into Kirkuk and carry out attacks. According to Iraqi ...
And in a stunning speech in July 2016, from Washington, Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafri, who was well-connected to the Saudis during the nineties through his business of organising and acting as a religious guide for Iraqi Haj pilgrims in London, expressed his resounding shock at Riyadh's ...
He added that they fired a Burkan 2-H missile - a scud-type missile with a range of more than 800km - from Yemen's Saada region towards Riyadh. ... Yemeni forces are likely modifying Scud missiles in the same way North Korea, Iran and Iraq did before them," it said in a report earlier this year. Yemen ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq's Parliament speaker Salim al-Jabbouri has lauded Saudi stances on his country, saying that Riyadh never interferes in Iraq's domestic affairs. Speaking to ... Saudi Arabia has always been irritated by the influence of Shia Iran, its arch regional enemy, over Iraqi politics. On the ...
And Riyadh was already a member of the US-led anti-extremist coalition fighting in Iraq and Syria. "Saudi Arabia has an interest both in combating violent [extremist] movements and in being seen to do so," said Jane Kinninmont, a senior research fellow at British think-tank Chatham House. "Saudi leaders ...
At her conference, which took place in a warehouse at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., Haley stood before the remnants of the Burkan (Volcano) 2-H short-range ballistic missile that she said was fired by Houthi rebels toward the Saudi capital of Riyadh last month. While the official Saudi ...
Iraqi people gather as they celebrate the final victory over the IS at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq on December 10, 2017. Photo - ... Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Sunday hailed Iraq's defeat of the IS group, calling it a "grand victory on terrorism" amid warming ties between the Arab neighbours. Baghdad on ...
Iraq and Saudi Arabia signed 18 energy memorandums during the Basra International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Iraqi News reported Dec. 5. The Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid bin Abdulaziz al-Falih said 22 Saudi companies participated in the exhibition, ...
The Iraqi government has rejected a request from Riyadh to hand over Saudi citizens imprisoned on "terror" charges, including some who have been held for years, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported on Friday. The Saudis - more than 400 of them, said one official - along with "hundreds" of other Arabs and ...
"We are committed to starting a dialogue and bringing back the Kurds [into the political process in Iraq], as the Kurdish people should not be punished but allowed to be fully engaged with a united Iraq," Allawi told Riyadh newspaper. The relationship between the Kurdistan Regional government (KRG) and the Iraqi ...
Within hours Hariri, by then in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, had resigned his ... and allied with the Iraqi Army and paramilitaries fighting with it, Iran has ... will," said Heiko Wimmen, project director for Iraq, Syria and Lebanon for the ...
Until now, Iraq has only been a signatory of the Riyadh Arab ... a legal risk for every investor and company looking to enter the Iraqi market.
First, Riyadh is setting sights on the weakest links in Tehran's orbit: Lebanon and Yemen, instead of the more consequential Iraq and Syria.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz shaking hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council in the ...
Saudi King Salman, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and U.S. ... of the Saudi Arabia-Iraq Coordination Council in Riyadh on Oct. 22.
... with General Company for Ports of Iraq director (GCPI) Chief Riyadh ... Iraqi cargo owners, shipping lines and the Iraq economy as a whole," ...
In Riyadh for the inaugural meeting of the Saudi Arabia-Iraq ... wean Iraq from Iran -- Tillerson told Saudi King Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister ...
Saudi Arabia's oil minister visits Iraq to shore up OPEC cooperation ... Falih's comment came despite Iraqi compliance with its quota -- under the ... Riyadh also viewed Baghdad with suspicion in the years that followed, both ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met top US diplomat Rex Tillerson in ... of State Rex Tillerson, in Riyadh on Sunday, had called on Iranian militias in Iraq ... "The fighters of the Hashed al-Shaabi are Iraqis who have fought ...
Saudi King Salman holds talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar ... Iraq is seeking economic benefits from closer ties with Riyadh as both ...
U.S. officials see a new axis that unites Riyadh and Baghdad as ... The effort to wean Iraq from Iran and bond it to Saudi Arabia isn't new, but ...


 

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