Month: August 2023

ISHM: August 24 – 31, 2023

Key Takeaways: Iraq To Disarm, Relocate Kurdish Iranian Dissident Groups By September 19; Court Finds Parts Of The Election Law Unconstitutional – On August 28, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said that Baghdad and Tehran had reached an agreement to disarm “armed terrorist groups” that have presence in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, shut… Read more

ISHM: August 17 – 24, 2023

Key Takeaways: Turkey’s Foreign Minister In Iraq To Discuss Oil, Water, And PKK Presence – On August 23, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan visited Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders that focused on Ankara’s conflict with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), resuming oil exports from the Kurdistan region, and Iraq’s… Read more

ISHM: August 10 – 17, 2023

Key Takeaways: Former Ministers, Kadhimi Aides Face New Legal Action; Sudani Sacks More Directors General – On August 13, a court in Baghdad issued an order to freeze the assets belonging to the oil minister in former PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s government, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismael, who is facing charges in cases… Read more

ISHM: July 27 – August 10, 2023

Key Takeaways: Coordination Framework Factions To Compete In Elections Separately; Baghdad Seeks Extradition Of Senior Kadhimi Aides; Iraq, U.S. Discuss Future Of Security Cooperation – On August 3, the leaders of the Coordination Framework (CF) said that their parties plan to compete in the country’s next provincial elections separately and… Read more