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Iraq Closes Anbar Border Crossing

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An official from the Anbar province, which is located about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of the Iraqi capital, said that the central government in Baghdad is trying to punish the […]

Iraq Reopens Trebil Border Crossing

By John Lee. Iraq has re-opened its border crossing point with Jordan on Monday, the state-run Petra news agency reported. Jordan’s Ministry of Transport said that the movement of people and goods  through the Traibil [Turaybeel, Tirbil, Tarbiel, Trebil] border post (pictured) had returned to normal. Iraqi authorities closed the border for security reasons in […]

Iraq Closes Jordanian Border

By John Lee. Iraqi troops have closed the only major border crossing with Jordan on Wednesday, after Sunni Muslim demonstrators blocked a highway to Syria and Jordan as part of mass protests against Shi’ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The crossing at Traibil [Turaybeel, Tirbil, Tarbiel] (pictured) is in the Sunni province of Anbar, where protests […]