Tag Archives | Beirut

Lebanon, Iraq discuss Cooperation in Trade

By John Lee. The Iraqi-Lebanese Business Conference has been held in Beirut, under the auspices of the Lebanese Minister of Industry. The meeting discussed the promotion of trade in areas such as agriculture, industry and tourism. A representative of Beirut's Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture said that the Lebanese private sector is always ready […]

Iraq Extends Ban on Regular Flights

By John Lee. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has reportedly extended of the ban on regular flights in the country until 15th July. According to Xinhua, the ban includes both domestic and international flights with the exception of those of emergency, medical evacuation and air cargo as well as planes that cross Iraqi airspace. […]

Hashd al Shaabi Heads Meet Western Delegation

By Jean Aziz for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  A hotel in Beirut was the scene of a series of secret meetings Aug. 8-11 between a diplomatic delegation that included representatives from Western countries and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and a delegation […]