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Border Crossing Between Iraq and Saudi to be Opened

The commercial attaché at Iraq’s embassy in Saudi Arabia, Ali Jaberal- al-Utti, has reportedly announced the start of negotiations between the two sides to open the Ar Ar [Ara’ar, Arar] border crossing between the two countries. The town is situated in the north of Saudi Arabia, the Iraqi city of Karbala, The nearest town to […]

Maliki Orders Clampdown on Border Corruption

An adviser in the Iraqi government has said that the Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has instructed the Interior Ministry to combat corruption at border crossing points. Ahmed al-Shihani told AKnews that the Prime Minister called for action to be taken following official reports about rising corruption at Iraq’s border crossings — particularly the borders with […]