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Basra-Aqaba Pipeline may be extended into Egypt

By John Lee. Iraqi and Egyptian officials have discussed the possibility of extending the Basra-Aqaba pipeline to Egypt. The matter was discussed at a meeting on Wednesday between Iraq's Oil Minister Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq. A press release after the meeting said that extending the pipeline into Egypt would be "an […]

Jordan, Iraq bolster Economic Cooperation

By John Lee. Jordan and Iraq held talks on Saturday in Amman to enhance economic cooperation in various fields, especially trade and investment. According to Jordan Times, the meeting was headed by Jordan's Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Maha Al Ali, and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz. More here. (Source: Jordan […]

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Jordan "negotiating New Oil Contract with Iraq"

By John Lee. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has reportedly said that Jordan is negotiating with Iraq to resume purchases of crude oil. Shafaq News Agency quotes the company's Director, Alaa al-Yasiri, as saying that Iraq exported no crude oil to Jordan in December due to the expiration of the old contract. More here. […]

Egypt, Iraq deepen Defense Ties

By George Mikhail for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Egypt, Iraq deepen Defense Ties Egypt and Iraq are expanding defense industry ties in a sign of deepening engagement among Cairo, Baghdad and Amman. Click here to read the […]

Jordan Finds Gas Field near Iraqi Border

By John Lee. Jordan has found new reserves of natural gas at its Risha field, close to its border with Iraq. Hala Zawati, the Jordanian Energy Minister, said: "... drilling operations at Well 53 in the Risha field have shown promising results, while exploration and drilling operations continue at wells 50, 51 and 52." (Source: […]

Iraq, Jordan, Egypt Economic Partnership gains Momentum

By Muhammed Magdy for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq, Jordan, Egypt economic partnership gains momentum The tripartite meeting between the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Iraq, and the ensuing agreements to boost cooperation raises questions about […]

Iraq, Jordan to Connect Electrical Networks

By John Lee. On Sunday, Iraq and Jordan reportedly signed a contract to connect their electricity networks and sell electrical energy between the two countries. According to INA, the deal will see Jordan providing Iraq with 1000 gigawatt hours per year as a first stage. The 300-km line will connect the new Risha substation, currently […]

Arrest Warrant for owner of Iraqi Broadcaster

Baghdad court issues arrest warrant for owner of Iraqi broadcaster Dijlah TV Iraqi authorities should immediately drop the arrest warrant for Jamal Karbouli, the Iraqi owner of Amman-based Dijlah TV, and allow Dijlah TV to operate freely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Tuesday. Dijlah TV has an […]

Local Businesses get Boost from Iraq Lockdown

By John Lee. Iraq's national lockdown in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has reportedly given a boost to local businesses. According to a report from AFP, local businesses no longer have to compete with imports from countries such as Turkey, Iran, China, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait. It quotes the owner of an ice-cream […]