Tag Archives | Saudi Arabia

Iraq, Saudi discuss Cooperation in Economy and Investment

By John Lee. On Monday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, they discussed the development of bilateral relations between Baghdad and Riyadh, and ways to enhance cooperation in the fields of economy and investment, and to work to enhance […]

Border Crossings, Roads, and Regional Politics in Iraq

By Harith Hasan, 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. Border Crossings, Roads, and Regional Politics in Iraq Border crossings and cross-border connections have become essential components in the growing regional contest for influence in Iraq. Click […]

Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan: A New Partnership?

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. Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan: A new partnership 30 years in the making? In April, the news that Iraq was mediating between longtime rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran captivated […]

When will Iraq's envisioned Industrial Cities fire up?

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. When will Iraq's envisioned industrial cities fire up? The previous Iraqi government headed by Adil Abdul Mahdi (Oct. 2018-May 2020) concluded a number of ambitious agreements to establish joint industrial cities with neighboring […]

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 […]

Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf Investment to Iraq?

By Mustafa Saadoon, for Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Kadhimi deliver Gulf investment to Iraq? Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has paid his first official visit to Saudi Arabia as he continues his efforts to further cooperation with Iraq's […]

$3bn Saudi Fund for Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited Riyadh on Wednesday on his first official visit to Saudi Arabia. A session of talks was held between the Prime Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, which dealt with cooperation between the two countries. The two sides agreed on […]

Saudi-Iraqi Business Forum Launched; New Projects Announced

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received a delegation of Saudi officials and business people in Baghdad on Monday. Among the visitors was the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Acting Minister of Media, and Chairman of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi. The delegation included businessmen representing 22 Saudi companies. During the […]