Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Iran after MBS visit | Politics News

The Iraqi leader is trying to facilitate the re-establishment of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Tehran, Iran – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on Sunday at the head of a high-level delegation to hold talks with Iranian officials following a visit to Saudi Arabia. Iranian state media showed al-Kadhimi, who was … Read more

Iraqi MPs from Muqtada al-Sadr’s bloc resign | Politics News

Iraqi MPs from Muqtada al-Sadr’s bloc resign | Politics News

Al-Sadr had urged the lawmakers from his bloc to resign in order to create space for the establishment of a new government. Iraqi lawmakers from firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s bloc resigned on Sunday, the parliamentary speaker said, a move ostensibly designed to end eight months of political paralysis. “We have reluctantly accepted the requests … Read more

Iraq passes law to criminalise relations with Israel | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Iraq passes law to criminalise relations with Israel | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Violators of the anti-Israel law could face penalties including life imprisonment or even the death sentence. Iraq’s parliament has passed a law that makes it a crime to normalise ties with Israel, and violations of the law can be punishable with a death sentence or life imprisonment. The law, titled “Criminalising Normalisation and Establishment of … Read more