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Is Iran trying to Hijack Protesters’ Demands?

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Is Iran trying to hijack Iraqi protesters’ demands? In reaction to continuing mass protests that began Oct. 1, the Supreme Judicial Council is reviewing the Iraqi Constitution and will submit proposed amendments to parliament […]

Is Iran’s Honeymoon in Iraq Over?

By Gilgamesh Nabeel for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. October brought bad news to Iran, as popular demonstrations in Baghdad and Beirut continued, signaling a potential threat to its dominance over the Shiite Crescent. Anti-Iran sentiments have been a staple […]

Jordan Chosen as Neutral Venue for Iran Match

Iraq Football Association has proposed Jordan to host its 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifiers, after FIFA requested an alternative venue because of ongoing protests, officials said Wednesday. Iraq had been due to play the two games in Basra — against Iran on November 14 and Bahrain on November 19— but the southern […]

Power Grids of Iran, Syria to Be Connected via Iraq

Power Grids of Iran, Syria to Be Connected via Iraq: Minister Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said his ministry plans to connect the country’s national grid to Syria through Iraq as Tehran and Damascus signed a preliminary agreement in this regard. Speaking on the sidelines of a ceremony to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) […]

National Grids of Iran, Iraq “Synchronized”

Iran connected its national grid to Iraq on Friday in a bid to help the Arab country reduce its power outages. The power grids of Iran and Iraq were synchronized in a ceremony held on Friday with Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and the Iraqi deputy minister of electricity. Earlier this year, the two countries […]

Unrest in Iraq Not to Affect Trade with Iran

The secretary-general of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce expressed confidence that recent unrest in the Arab country would not negatively affect the trade relations between the two neighbors. “Naturally, given the shortage of facilities in Iraq and the discontent that exists among its people, we occasionally see such unrest in the country,” Seyed Hamid […]

Iraq-Syria Highway an Opportunity for Tehran

By Caroline Rose, for the Atlantic Council. A highway linking Iraq and Syria becomes an opportunity for Tehran The Assad regime has found a cooperative partner in the Iraqi government, opening the al-Boukamal-al-Qaim highway. The crossing empowers the Assad regime’s politico-economic recovery and enables Iranian influence through Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in Iraq and […]

Is Iran Expanding its Influence in Iraq?

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Is Iran expanding its influence in Iraq? Well-known Iranian activist and journalist Roohollah Zam was captured Oct. 14 in Iraq and deported to Iran. The details surrounding his arrest and deportation have raised questions about the […]

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Iran Electricity Export to Iraq Hits Record

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian (pictured) has said the export of electricity to neighboring countries has reached a record high in the past year. Addressing a Sunday session of Tehran’s City Council, Ardakanian said management of the situation over the past two water years has helped the country break the record in three sectors of […]

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