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Iran, Iraq Agreement on Customs, Joint Investment

Ministerial delegations from Iran and Iraq agreed on plans to promote cooperation on customs affairs, pave the way for joint investment, and expand the capacity for transportation between the two neighboring countries. After two rounds of meetings on Saturday, delegations led by Iranian Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand and Iraq's Finance Minister Ali Abdul-Amir Allawi reached […]

Iraq is Iran's 2nd Biggest Non-Oil Export Destination

By John Lee. Iraq was reported to be Iran's second biggest non-oil export destination for the period from 21st March to 21st May. Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, is quoted as saying that Iran exported $2 billion worth of non-oil exports to China over that time, and $953 […]

Video: Activist's Killing triggers Protests in Karbala

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Protesters in the Iraqi city of Karbala are demanding answers after an anti-government activist was shot dead in an apparent targeted killing. Ehab al-Wazni was killed close to his home by gunmen in […]

Can Iraq play the role of a Bridge in the Gulf?

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. Can Iraq play the role of a bridge in the Gulf? There has been a gradual thaw in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq since […]

Kataib Hezbollah "controls access points to key Iraqi Border City"

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. Kataib Hezbollah controls access points to key Iraqi border city Iran-linked armed groups have over the past year tightened and consolidated their grip on a key border area between […]

Chinese Company to Develop Iraq's Mansuriyah Gas Field

By John Lee. The Chinese company Sinopec (China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation) has won a contract to develop the Mansuriyah gas field in Diyala. The field, near the Iranian border, is expected to produce 300 million standard cubic feet (Mmscf) per day of gas, which will be used for electricity generation. In 2010, an agreement […]

The Economist: "Iraqis are getting fed up with Iran"

From The Economist. Iraqis are getting fed up with Iran Iranian-backed militias still hold sway in much of Iraq. Many were involved in the violent suppression of anti-government protests that erupted in 2019. Lately, though, they have lowered their profile. Read the full article here (subscription needed).

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