Tag Archives | Trebil

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 […]

Jordan Border Crossing to Re-Open

By Simon Kent. Iraq is set to reopen its border with Jordan near the town of Rutbah, a remote settlement over 200km from Baghdad that was liberated from ISIS control last week. Around 200 militants were thought to have been present in the town, with most fleeing and some fighting to the death. When the […]

Jordanian Truckers Lament Trebil Closure

By Simon Kent. Last Summer, the Jordanian government closed the Trebil border crossing with Iraq as fighters from the so called “Islamic State,” also known as Daesh, took control of huge areas of Anbar in Iraq. Jordan’s Ministry of Transport subsequently forbade truckers to transit into Iraq, causing over 300 million Jordanian Dinars worth of […]

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 […]