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KRG and Germany Inaugurate First Lufthansa Flights to Erbil

Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Ministers, diplomatic officials and the business community gathered on Tuesday to inaugurate Lufthansa’s first flights to Erbil International Airport, in the capital of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Minister Karim Sinjari and Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister Dr Roj Shawis and Erbil’s diplomatic community participated in the ceremony. In […]

Annajaf Airport Reopens

Annajaf International Airport Administration said that the airport has resumed receiving Arab and International aircraft. In fact, the airport received two airplanes from Bahrain transporting dozens of passengers. The airport supervisor Sadek Al Labban said that the first airplane was from Gulf Airlines carrying 120 passengers and the second was from Bahrain Airlines with dozens […]

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Iraqi Ports Receive 22 Ships This Week

Basra’s ports received 22 commercial ships from different countries this week, according to the Iraqi ports department’s relations & information chief on Thursday. “Umm Qasr port received 17 ships, while Abu Fallous received 3 and al-Maaqal two ships,” Anmar Abdulmenaem al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The Shiite province of Basra, 590 km south of […]

Minister Forecasted Partial Opening of Najaf Airport

Minister of Transport Aamer Abduljabbar said on Thursday that Najaf airport will be partially opened in the coming 48 hours. The Najaf council threatened last Monday (April 12) to declare civil disobedience and to close all the local departments if the central government refused to reopen Najaf’s international airport within 3 days. Intelligence reports stated […]

Najaf Council Threatens Civil Disobedience to Open Local Airport

The Najaf council threatened on Monday to declare civil disobedience and to close all local departments if the central government refused to reopen Najaf’s international airport within 3 days. This came during an extraordinary session held by the local council, attended by Najaf Governor Adnan al-Zerfi, who announced that he will meet the premier to […]

Gulf Air to Launch 2 New Routes to Iraq

Samer Majali, CEO of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, has announced that the city of Suleimaniya in Iraq’s Kurdistan region will become the carrier’s second destination in the country by the end of 2010, Kurdish Globe has reported. The carrier also plans to fly to the southern port city of Basra by the end of […]