Tag Archives | Saudi Arabia

Baghdad Conf goes to NY; Iran-Saudi Talks set to Resume

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad Conference goes to NYC as Iran-Saudi talks set to resume A follow-up meeting of the recent Baghdad Conference has been held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. As on […]

Iraq, Saudi Arabia to Streamline Border Trade

By John Lee. Iraq and Saudi Arabia agreed to work together to help streamline the flow of goods between the two countries. Meeting at the recently-reopened border post of Arar, officials from both sides agreed to implement more efficient electronic clearance systems to reduce delays. They will also upgrade the road connections leading to Arar. […]

Saudi Arabia and Iraq sign Maritime Transport Agreement

Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistic Services and Chairman of the Transport General Authority Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser and Iraqi Minister of Transport Nasser Al-Shibli signed a cooperation agreement in the maritime transport field on behalf of their respective governments. The agreement is part of a series of actions that the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council […]

Iraq "is the Middle East's New Power Broker"

By Steven A. Cook, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq Is the Middle East's New Power Broker After decades of offering only chaos, Baghdad is trying to become a leading force in the region. Click here to […]

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 […]