Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

Credit to Author: aulanday| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 22:32:47 +0000

BAGHDAD — President Donald Trump’s surprise trip to Iraq may have quieted criticism at home that he had yet to visit troops in a combat zone, but it has infuriated Iraqi politicians who on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of U.S. forces. “Arrogant” and “a violation of national sovereignty” were but a few examples of the […]

The post Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Iraqi lawmakers blast Trump visit as blow to sovereignty

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 21:34:19 +0000

DISPUTED VISITIn a surprise trip to Iraq, US President Donald Trump speaks to the troops at a hangar of Al-Asad Air Base, west of Baghdad, on Wednesday. AP

Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned US President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to US troops in Iraq on Wednesday as a violation of Iraq’s sovereignty, and lawmakers said a meeting between Trump and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi was canceled due to a disagreement over venue.

The post Iraqi lawmakers blast Trump visit as blow to sovereignty appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 23:12:33 +0000

Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

President Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq to defend withdrawing from Syria and to declare an end to the US’s role as global “policeman.”

The post Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Kids in Iraq camps dream big, but can’t enroll in school

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:52:39 +0000

Iraq camps

The makeshift school in the Hammam al-Alil 2 camp in Iraq opened this year, but thousands of displaced children are unable to access it.

The post Kids in Iraq camps dream big, but can’t enroll in school appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Reports: Trump Administration Supports GE Over Siemens in $15B Iraq Deal

Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding on October 15 to develop power plants in the country with General Electric (GE). The Financial Times on October 18 said the $15 billion deal was brokered after senior officials in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iraq that relations with the U.S. would be threatened if Iraq […]

The post Reports: Trump Administration Supports GE Over Siemens in $15B Iraq Deal appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Siemens Cutting 2,900 Jobs, Vying with GE for $15B Iraqi Contract

Siemens on September 24 said it would cut about 2,900 jobs, mostly from its Power and Gas division in Germany, as it continues restructuring to achieve cost savings amid a tough global market for turbine manufacturers. Siemens on Monday said the cuts will save the company about €270 million ($318 million) and is part of […]

The post Siemens Cutting 2,900 Jobs, Vying with GE for $15B Iraqi Contract appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more