ISHM Archives


ISHM: May 4 – 11, 2023

Key Takeaways: Neighbors Attend Water Conference In Baghdad; Halbousi Faces New Political Threats; PUK To End Its Boycott Of KRG Cabinet Meetings – On May

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ISHM: April 27 – May 4, 2023

Key Takeaways: Kataib Hezbollah Sues Former PM Kadhimi Over Soleimani’s Assassination; Sudani’s Government Replaces Dozens Of Director Generals – On April 30, the general prosecutor

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ISHM: APRIL 20 – 27, 2023

Key Takeaways: Resignation Raises Concerns About Threats To IHEC’s Independence – On April 25, news reports said that powerful parties within the Coordination Framework plan

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ISHM: APRIL 13 – 20, 2023

Key Takeaways: Parliamentary Report Questions Excessive Spending In Proposed Budget; Cabinet Reshuffle May Be Imminent – On April 17, the parliamentary finance committee released a

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ISHM: APRIL 6 – 13, 2023

Key Takeaways: Barzani Invites Sadr To Return To Politics; Anbar Corruption Case Increases Pressure On Halbousi – On April 8, KRG President Nechirvan Barzani called

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ISHM: MARCH 16 – 30, 2023

Key Takeaways: Iraq And Iran Sign Border Security Agreement; Sudani Asks Erdogan To Release More Water; Parliament Passes Controversial Election Law Amendments – On March

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ISHM: MARCH 9 – 16, 2023

Key Takeaways: Cabinet Sends Multi-Year Budget To Lawmakers; Sudani Claims Breakthrough In Disputes With Erbil – On March 13, PM Sudnai’s cabinet approved a draft

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ISHM: March 2 – 9, 2023

Key Takeaways: Court Targets Former Finance Minister And Close Kadhimi Aides; Sudani Visits Cairo; Senior U.S., German Officials Visit Iraq – On March 3, an

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ISHM: February 16 – 23, 2023

Key Takeaways: Iran’s Foreign Minister Meets Iraqi Leaders; Objections Block Further Discussion Of Election Law Changes – On February 22, Iranian FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian visited

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