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Saudi Arabia looks to Expand its Footprint in Iraq

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Following Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s two visits to Saudi Arabia last year, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to visit Iraq soon, according to Iraqi parliamentarian Saadoun al-Dulaimi. Although neither Riyadh […]

Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road

By Wassim Bassem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Once-lively Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road In an interview with Al-Monitor, 85-year-old Hussein Khazraji described how he used to cross the distance between his hometown, Najaf, and Karbala on foot in the […]

Al Najaf Airport Closed Until Further Notice

Al Najaf airport supervisor Sadek Al Labban said that the airport will stay closed until further notice while the current administration of the airport affiliated to Al Najaf local government refuses to give the right of management to Iraq Ministry of Transportation considering that it is an investment project. Official authorities had closed Baghdad and […]