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The meeting took place via video conference, in the presence of a number of ministers and the President of the Federation of Egyptian Banks (FEB).
The ministers also addressed political issues, agreeing on putting a halt to any foreign interference and supporting the Arab region’s stability. Shoukry added that Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan have a common vision for preserving Arab national security, in addition to addressing the common challenges in the region.
Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry asserts country’s readiness to provide support, assistance for Iraq
Committee aims to deepen Egyptian-Iraqi relations, whilst strengthening Arab economic diplomacy
French President, Iraqi Prime Minister discuss possible energy cooperation, including nuclear project
Iraqi Ambassador praises Ministry of Military Production’s role in advancing Egypt’s military, civilian industries
Al-Sisi and King Abdullah II discussed mutual efforts for countering terrorism, stressing importance of supporting international efforts in this area
Over 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to support Iraqi forces in battles against the IS, mainly for training and advisory purposes
The blast took place when the convoy was moving on a highway near al-Ghazaliyah neighborhood in the western part of the Iraqi capital Baghdad
Violent protests arose following a spate of recent attacks on Iraqi activists across country
Iraqi officials labelled the strike as ‘blatant Turkish drone attack’
Last year, Iraqi parliament passed most of the elections draft, but differences remained on a few articles due to political row among the political blocs.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the rocket attack on the Iraqi capital airport
Initial information indicated that the rockets were launched from the al-Dainiyah area in the neighboring Diyala province, the Iraqi JOC said
Iraqi force affiliated with the intelligence service surrounded an IS hideout housing five suicide bombers in a village located in the southwest of Baghda
Minister Al-Mashat stresses importance of Egyptian private sector’s participation in Iraq’s reconstruction projects
Iraqi president Barham Saleh will start consultations to choose an alternative candidate within 15 days
Management decides to continue operations until mid-2020
Allawi faced a storm of anger from Iraqi demonstrators
These protests continue through 2020, affecting Egypt’s foreign policy, either directly or indirectly. In this article, Daily News Egypt views those protests, in addition to the impact of US-Iran escalation on the uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon.
Tehran threatens to target Haifa and Dubai, UAE calls for de-escalation, Israel warns the region
Pentagon to deploy roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East after killing Quds Force commander
World leaders call for de-escalation and self-restraint
The US carried out airstrikes against Kataib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Battalion) in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, targeting three Kataib Hezbollah facilities in Iraq and two in Syria, killing 25 fighters, and wounding 55 others, according to Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman.
The brief statement gave no further details about the incident, saying that more details will be released later.
Iraq’s President Barham Salih received on Wednesday, the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq Alaa Moussa at As-Salam Palace in Baghdad, where he conveyed a message from Al-Sisi expressing his full support for security and stability in Iraq.
Forty protesters were killed on Friday in clashes with security forces
Iraq is working to avoid violence, says Abdul-Mahdi during Pence’s visit
The port’s operations will be stopped completely, if the blockage continues until afternoon, Reuters added, reporting that just one week of closure would cost the country more than $6bn.
Najaf police chief Brigadier General Ghanem al-Husseini said, “The safety of the demonstrators is our first concern, and it’s our national and humanitarian duty to protect them with our lives and blood,” the Iraqi News Agency reported.