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Iraq and Iran sign MoU on Arbitration

By John Lee. Tehran and Baghdad have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a joint arbitration center. The head of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, Abdul Razzaq al-Zuhairi, is quoted as saying that the MoU can remove the obstacles that hinder cooperation between the two countries. The agreement was finalised […]

IranAir to Fly to Najaf

By John Lee. IranAir will reportedly operate two new daily round-trip flights to Najaf International Airport. According to Iran's Financial Tribune, there will be a morning flight from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, and afternoon flights from Mashhad. More here. (Source: Financial Tribune)

Erbil and Iran sign MoU to Increase Trade

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Erbil and West Azerbaijan provinces sign MoU to increase trade The governors of Erbil and Iran's Kurdish-majority West Azerbaijan provinces met on Tuesday and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to increase trade movement […]

Assassination Attempt on PM "a Reminder of Iraq's deferred priorities"

By Abbas Kadhim, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The failed assassination attempt on PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi is a reminder of Iraq's deferred priorities The failed November 7 assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in […]

A New Chance at Kingmaking for Iraqi Kurds

By Bilal Wahab 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. A New Chance at Kingmaking for Iraqi Kurds With militias on the back foot, the United States should lean on Kurdish and Iraqi leaders to […]

Keeping an Eye on Baghdad

By Michael Young, for Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Keeping an Eye on Baghdad In an interview, Ali Hashem discusses Iran's role following an apparent assassination attempt against Iraq's prime minister. Click here to read the […]

FT: The Future of Iraq is in the Balance

Writing in the Financial Times, David Gardner says that last week's assassination attempt on Iraq's prime minister has raised fresh questions about militias backed by Iran. Click here to read the full article (subscription required)

US "using Saudi Arabia to Expand its Influence In Iraq"

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says that without a new nuclear deal with the United States, Iran's ability to influence Iraq is severely limited by its lack of dollars. With a new nuclear deal though, Iran would resume its ability to influence Iraq. Click here to read the full article.

Boss of Iran's Quds Force "backs Kadhimi"

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Inside story: Quds Force cmdr backs Kadhimi, warns Iraqi allies Less than 24 hours after the targeting of Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in an "assassination attempt," the commander of Iran's Quds Force […]

Iraqi Voters Want Weaker Militias and a Stronger State

By Shelly Kittleson, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Voters Want Weaker Militias and a Stronger State Election results show citizens want a government that can stand on its own without being propped up by Iran, the […]