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Coronavirus: Iran to Shut Border with Iraq

Iran's minister of interior unveiled plans to shut the border with Iraq in the southwestern province of Khuzestan in order to contain a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said the Coronavirus Fight National Headquarters has made new decisions to control the coronavirus in Khuzestan province, where […]

Iraqi Airlines Resume Flights to Iran

Iraqi Airlines has resumed operating flights to Iran in compliance with the coronavirus protocols, an Iranian official said. The spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran said Iraqi airlines have restarted flights from Najaf to Tehran and Mashhad after a hiatus due to the health restrictions. Mohammad Hassan Zibakhsh also noted that there is no […]

Iran, Iraq Agree to Form Trade Courts

An agreement signed during the Iranian Judiciary chief's recent visit to Iraq entails setting up specialized courts with jurisdiction over economic and trade disputes involving the nationals of the two countries, an official said. Speaking at a televised interview on Saturday night, Head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights Ali Baqeri Kani […]

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Iraqi Border Crossings "Better Protected"

By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi border crossings better protected as cells attempt desert attacks The prime minister's decision to send military reinforcements to Iraq's border ports last year seems to have made officials […]

Iran, Iraq sign Judicial Cooperation MoUs

Senior authorities from Iran and Iraq signed three memoranda of understanding to promote judicial and legal cooperation between the two neighbouring states. The documents were inked in Baghdad on Tuesday by the prosecutor generals, justice ministers and heads of the two countries' prison organizations. The signing ceremony followed a meeting between Iran's Judiciary Chief Ebrahim […]

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Iraq's Disappearance From Biden's Agenda "a Big Mistake"

By Mina al-Oraibi, 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's Disappearance From Biden's Agenda Is a Big Mistake Upcoming elections offer an opportunity to turn Iraq around-and contain Iran in the process. Click here to read the full […]

Changing of the Guard: New Iraqi Militia Trends and Responses

By Michael Knights, Hamdi Malik, Crispin Smith, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Changing of the Guard: New Iraqi Militia Trends and Responses In the year since their most iconic leaders were killed, Iran-backed […]

Iranian Traders setting up in Iraq

By John Lee. At least 24 Iranian traders have set up shop in Dohuk this week alone, according to a report from AP. Pressure as a result of sanctions on Iran are causing Iranian businesses to look more to Iraq for customers. Click here to read the full report from AP. (Source: AP)

US Designation of Kataib Hezbollah's Abu Fadak

By Michael Knights, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The U.S. Designation of Kataib Hezbollah's Abu Fadak The latest sanctions against a senior leader in the Iranian-backed terrorist militia are a reminder that such […]

Iran targets $20bn Trade with Iraq

Iran's Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian stressed the need to support Iranian and Iraqi private sectors and remove the obstacles to investment in order to achieve the goal of annual trade exchange of $20 billion between the two neighbors. Delivering a speech to Iran-Iraq Economic Conference on Tuesday, Ardakanian said the main and common target of […]