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Calls for Govt to approve Deal for Iraq-Jordan Highway

The Head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Mohammed al-Halboussi, has reportedly requested that the Iraqi government expedite the approval of the protection and security contract for the International Highway between Iraq and Jordan and allow the re-opening of the border-crossing between the two countries. Halboussi stated that the project was considered an exceptional one, which […]

US mulls how best to Control pro-Iran Factions

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  US mulls how best to Control pro-Iran Factions in Mideast As the administration of US President Donald Trump looks ahead to a post-Islamic State (IS) status in the […]

Jordan, Iraq seal Economic Protocols

Jordan and Iraq have signed minutes of a Jordanian-Iraqi joint committee meetings which entails boosting trade exchange and speeding up construction of the oil pipeline between the two countries. The protocols also encompassed encouraging Iraqi investors in Jordan and opening the border post of Turabil, the main crossing point between Jordan and Iraq, and identifying […]

Iraq seeks Extradition of $800m Fraudster

By John Lee. Iraq’s Commission of Integrity has said that an Iraqi detained by Jordanian authorities is Ziad Tariq Abdullah Al-Qattan, the former deputy of the Secretary General of Iraqi Ministry of Defense, who has been convicted in absentia of embezzling about 1 trillion Iraqi dinars (IQD) ($800 million) from the Iraqi Ministry of Defence. […]

Plans to Ease Trade between Iraq and Jordan

By John Lee. Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki met with his his Iraqi counterpart Haidar Al Abadi this week, and agreed to reopen the border crossing at Treibil. The move will facilitate the movement of Jordanian merchandise, mainly farm produce, into Iraq and reduce transport and other costs on Jordanian exporters. A committee will also […]

Iraq, Jordan stress Importance of New Pipeline

By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi] has met with Mr. Ibrahim Saif, the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. The parties agreed on the necessity of strengthening relations between the two countries, with Mr. Allibi stressing the importance of the oil and natural gas pipeline project to Aqaba port. He […]