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As Iraq Sanctions Iran Trade, Saudi Arabia Boosts Border Crossing

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. By Kamal al-Ayash. As Iraq Sanctions Iran Trade, Saudi Arabia Boosts Border Crossing Opening the Arar border crossing on Iraq’s border with Saudi Arabia could help locals economically. But analysts […]

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Video: Iraq builds fence along Syria Border

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi government has started to seal off the frontier between itself and Syria to try to stop cross-border attacks by ISIL fighters. Only 20 kilometres of the 600 km fence have been […]

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Anbar Builds Border Fence to Keep Extremists Out

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. By Kamal al-Ayash. Despite Doubts About Efficacy, Anbar Builds Border Fence To Keep Extremists Out Iraq is attempting to secure its porous border with Syria. A trial security fence is […]

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Investment Opportunity: Borders Crossing Points

The General Commission for Border Crossings in coordination with the National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the investment opportunities of establishing high-standards border crossings in the following points: Al- Waleed crossing point Rabeaa crossing point AL- Muntheriyah crossing point Mandeli crossing point Traibeel crossing point Al- Qaem crossing point According to the following requirements: A […]

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Iran-Kurdistan Border Crossings Reopen

Iran’s two border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan region have resumed their operations following an announcement by the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), the director general of the Interior Ministry’s border affairs department said. Shahriar Heidari said that according to the interior minister, the Parviz Khan border crossing in Iran’s Kermanshah province and the Haj Omran […]

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Iraq-Turkey Border Confusion: Who’s In Charge Here?

By Mahmut Bozarslan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Tensions were already high last week between Iraq’s central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Erbil. The stress spiked Oct. 31 near the Iraq-Turkey border when sirens began wailing and […]

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Restrictions on Border with Iraqi Kurdistan to Be Removed

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Monday that the country’s border with Iraqi Kurdistan region will reopen in coming days. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a local ceremony, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri pointed to the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Masoud Barzani’s attempts in the Iraqi Kurdistan […]

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Iran Reported to have Shut Crossing with Kurdish Region

Iran reported to have shut crossing with Kurdish region; subsequently denied by Iran Reports on October 15 claimed that the Iranian authorities shut a main border crossing with the Kurdish region amid increased tensions. Ali Tawfiq, director of the terminal in Sulaimaniyah province reported that the main border crossing at Bashmaq had been closed by […]

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Anbar Locals Warn Against Re-Opening Border Crossing

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Locals in Anbar celebrated when an important Iraqi-Jordanian border crossing was recently reopened. But the drivers who use it say many areas are still too dangerous to pass through. When […]

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