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Iran and Iraq sign Tourism Deal

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. Iran and Iraq sign tourism deal The agreement follows protests of Iranian "interference" after a drone attack targeted an alleged Israeli spy base in northern Iraq. Click here to read the […]

Iraq Bans Citizens from interactions with Israel

Writing in the Financial Times, Raya Jalabi says that from this month Iraqi citizens are forbidden from contacting Israeli officials on social media, attending gatherings organised by or even "tied to" the Jewish state or setting foot in any Israeli embassy worldwide. Click here to read the full article (subscription required)

Iraq expands Criminalization of Normalization with Israel

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Deep Dive: Iraq expands criminalization of normalization with Israel Iraq's parliament has voted to criminalize any form of normalization with Israel, threatening the worst offenders with life imprisonment or the death penalty. The […]

US disturbed by Iraqi Law Criminalizing Israel ties

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. US disturbed by Iraqi law criminalizing Israel ties The US State Department said the new Iraqi law promotes "an environment of antisemitism." Click here to read the full article. (Picture: Iraqi […]

Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan […]

Iran claims responsibility for Missile Attack in Erbil

By John Lee. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has claimed responsibility for a missile attack early on Sunday near the US consulate in Erbil. Among the buildings damaged were the offices of the Kurdistan24 news agency. No injuries were reported, which Iran said was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two […]

Pro-Israel Summit in Erbil Breaks New Ground

By Dennis Ross, 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 Pro-Israel Summit in Erbil Breaks New Ground At great personal risk, Iraqi civil society leaders gathered to demand entry into the Abraham Accords, and […]

Iraqi Jews want to Regain their Citizenship

By Lujain Elbaldawi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Jews want to regain their citizenship As the region is witnessing a new wave of normalization with Israel, Iraqi Jews are seeking an opportunity to visit their homeland, Iraq, just as […]

Iraqi Jews in Israel watch Protests with Hope

By Lujain Elbaldawi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Jews in Israel watch protests with hope The protests in Iraq have drawn the attention of a minority group that emigrated decades ago. Although Iraq’s Jews could not return to Iraq for reasons beyond their control, […]

US "Builds New Bases" in Iraq, near Iran

From Breaking Defense. Contrary to declarations made by President Donald Trump, the U.S is not withdrawing forces from Iraq, but is building at least three semi-permanent new bases very close to the Iranian border in northern Iraq, Israeli sources tell Breaking Defense. Click here to read the full story. (Picture: Balad Air Base, September 2011)

Palestine asks to Import Fuel from Iraq

By John Lee. The Palestinian Authority has reportedly filed a formal request to Israel to allow the import of fuel from Iraq. Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohammed Shtayyeh, told Israel’s Haaretz newspaper that although the request was made four months ago, Israel has yet to respond. He said: “Fuel is our biggest expense ... The cheaper […]

Abadi opens up about PMU, new PM, Iran

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Former Iraqi premier opens up about PMU, new PM, Iran Al-Monitor’s correspondent in Iraq interviewed former Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi at his family residence within the Green Zone in the […]