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Iran "Appoints Special Envoy" on Iraq Petroleum Issues

By John Lee. Iran's has reportedly appointed a special representative for petroleum issues involving Iraq. According to ABNA24, Seyyed Abbas Beheshti will coordinate with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and the Central Bank of Iran to accelerate payments of arrears. It adds that Iraq owes Iran nearly $6 billion for imports of natural gas […]

Iran to open Trade Center in Sulaymaniyah

By John Lee. Iran is reportedly planning to open a trade and exhibition centre in Sulaymaniyah (Slemani). Tehran Times quotes an official at Iran's Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) as saying that the new centre will facilitate the entry of Iranian companies into the Iraqi market. It will be set up in collaboration with the Iran […]

Prime Minister Kadhimi meets with Iranian President

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Kadhimi meets with Iranian president In meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi acknowledged "deep relations" between the two countries. Click here to read the full […]

Iraqi PM visits Iran, Aims to Expand Trade

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited Tehran on Sunday and met with Iran's President, Ebrahim Raisi. According to media sources, Kadhimi is the first first foreign leader to meet the new Iranian leader. He also met the Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council, Muhammad Baqir Qalibaf, and the First Vice President of […]

Iraq Approves 40,000 Foreign Pilgrims for Arbaeen

By John Lee. Iraq's Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety has approved the entry of 30,000 thirty thousand visitors from Iran and 10,000 from the rest of the world to attend the Arbaeen pilgrimage later this month in Karbala. Visitors will be required to show evidence of negative PCR test for COVID conducted within […]

The Water Shortage Crisis in Iraq

By Bahrooz Jaafar, for the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA Center) at Bar-Ilan University. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Water Shortage Crisis in Iraq Thanks to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Iraq is one of the richest countries […]

Baghdad Summit "Clear Win" for Kadhimi

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Even without breakthrough, Baghdad summit clear win for Kadhimi The Aug. 28 Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership ultimately managed to gather senior officials from neighboring and regional countries in a bid to […]

We risk replaying the Kabul calamity in Iraq

From The Times. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. We risk replaying the Kabul calamity in Iraq Max Hastings argues that, unless Biden is prepared to keep American boots in the sand, Iran will sweep into the Middle East's power vacuum. Read […]

Iraq "is the Middle East's New Power Broker"

By Steven A. Cook, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq Is the Middle East's New Power Broker After decades of offering only chaos, Baghdad is trying to become a leading force in the region. Click here to […]

Iran "Suspends" Export of Electricity to Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's Electricity Minister has reportedly said that Iran has suspended exports of electricity to Iraq on Tuesday. According to Basnews, the decision is due to reduced water levels feeding hydro-electric plants in Iran. Iraq had just received a waiver from the US allowing it to continue importing electricity from Iran. (Source: Basnews)