Iraq extends invitation to Iranian leader to attend regional Conference

Iraq is set to invite Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi to attend a regional conference in Baghdad late this month that will also include Saudi Arabia. Iraqi top diplomat Fouad Hussein, according to his department, landed in Teheran Wednesday in Read more

Iraq: Health minister steps down amid investigation into deadly fire at Baghdad hospital

Iraqi Health minister Hassan al-Tamimi resigned Tuesday following his suspension in the wake of last month’s deadly fire which killed 130 people, including Covid-19 patients in a hospital in capital Baghdad. Al-Tamimi, reports say, submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Read more

Iraq awards Alstom-led consortium Baghdad metro project

French rail transport and sustainable mobility giant Alstom in partnership with Hyundai Engineering will build the Iraqi capital Bagdad metro project known as Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) project, Trade Arabia reports. The duo landed the contact during the official visit Read more