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Iran, Iraq may Cooperate on Military Helicopters

Commanders Discuss Iran-Iraq Interaction in Helicopter Industry Ranking army generals from Iran and Iraq weighed plans to promote cooperation between the two neighbors in the field of military helicopters. Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force's Airborne Division General Yousef Qorbani and his Iraqi counterpart General Samir Zaki Hussein met in Tehran on Sunday. The […]

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Iran "to Sign Military Cooperation Deal with Iraq"

Iran to Sign Military Cooperation Deal with Iraq: Top General Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri (pictured) unveiled plans for signing an agreement with Iraq on military and defense cooperation. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with Iraq's defense minister in Tehran on Sunday, Major General Baqeri said […]

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The Future of Iran's Proxies in Iraq

By Michael Knights, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Back into the Shadows? The Future of Kata'ib Hezbollah and Iran's Other Proxies in Iraq Kata'ib Hezbollah was Iran's most favored militant group in Iraq […]

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Abdolnaser Hemmati, governor of the Central Bank of Iran (Tasnim)

Iran "Desperate to Maintain Iraqi Financial Lifeline"

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Significant challenges face Kadhimi's economic reform project Iran's central bank governor, Abdolnaser Hemmati (pictured), recently paid a surprise visit to Baghdad, three days after the United States slapped sanctions […]

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Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi (Tasnim)

US Sanctions Iranian Ambassador to Iraq

From US Dept of the Treasury: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is designating Iraj Masjedi (pictured), a general in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and Iran's Ambassador to Iraq, for acting for or on behalf of the IRGC-QF. A close adviser to former IRGC-QF Commander Qassem […]

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Can Kadhimi curb the Influence of Iran-backed Militias?

By Hamdi Malik, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Can Kadhimi curb the influence of Iran-backed militias in Iraq? Notwithstanding Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's desire to bring all of Iraq's armed groups under the authority of […]

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Foreign Ministers Weigh Plans to Boost Iran-Iraq Ties

The foreign ministers of Iran and Iraq held a meeting in Tehran to discuss a broad range of political and regional issues, including plans to broaden relations between the two Muslim neighbors. In the Saturday meeting with his Iraqi counterpart in Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed Tehran's backing for the political trend […]

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Iraq to Negotiate Water Share with Iran, Turkey

Iraq Forms Delegation to Negotiate Water Share with Iran, Turkey The Iraqi Foreign Relations Committee in Parliament formed a special delegation headed by the Minister of Water Resources, Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani, to resolve the water file with Iran and Turkey. The committee's rapporteur, MP Iqbal Abdul Hussein, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had been […]

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Kurdistan faces Water 'Catastrophe' as Iran cuts off Rivers

By Kakalaw Abdulla and Dler Abdulla, for Middle East Eye. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan faces water 'catastrophe' as Iran cuts off rivers Iraqi Kurdistan has suffered its fair share of water crises over the decades, but experts […]

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Progress on Free Trade Zones between KRI and Iran

By John Lee. Iran is reportedly ready to start technical negotiations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over the opening of two important free trade zones. Mehdi Shushtari, Iran's Consul-General in Sulaimani, told Rudaw the preliminary work at Parvizkhan and Bashmakh border crossings has already been completed. Click here to read the full story. (Source: […]

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