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Video: Friend of Robert Pether makes a Desperate Plea

By John Lee. 60 Minutes Australia has broadcast what it describes as a desperate plea from a close friend of engineer Robert Pether. Australian citizen Robert Pether and his Egyptian colleague Khalid Radwan, who have been detained in Iraq since early April, have reportedly been found guilty of fraud, and sentenced to five years in […]

Engineers Still Held Without Charge in Iraq

By John Lee. Australian citizen Robert Pether and his Egyptian colleague Khalid Radwan are reportedly still being held without charge in Iraq, following a contract dispute relating to the construction of the new Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) head office in Baghdad. The pair were detained in early April, having allegedly been tricked into traveling […]

Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan: A New Partnership?

By Katherine Harvey and Bruce Riedel, for The Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan: A new partnership 30 years in the making? In April, the news that Iraq was mediating between longtime rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran captivated […]

Iraqi, Syrian Oil Ministers discuss Gas Imports

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi, Syrian oil ministers discuss gas imports The Iraqi and Syrian oil ministers talked about the possibility of transporting Egyptian gas to Iraq through Syria during a meeting in Baghdad. Click here to […]

Egyptian Architects to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque in Mosul

An international jury has announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO's ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. Selected from among 123 entries, the winning design […]

Basra-Aqaba Pipeline may be extended into Egypt

By John Lee. Iraqi and Egyptian officials have discussed the possibility of extending the Basra-Aqaba pipeline to Egypt. The matter was discussed at a meeting on Wednesday between Iraq's Oil Minister Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq. A press release after the meeting said that extending the pipeline into Egypt would be "an […]