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Saudi approves MoU to supply Electricity to Iraq

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia has approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iraq, under which Saudi Arabia would provide electricity to Iraq. The agreement was approved at meeting of the Saudi cabinet (pictured) on Tuesday, chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. According to the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), the routes of […]

Saudi Arabia and Iraqi discuss Connecting Electricity Grids

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has met with the Saudi Minister of Energy, HRH Abdulaziz bin Salman, to discuss connecting their respective electricity grids. They also discussed enhanced energy cooperation between the two countries, and the work of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council. Iraq and Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of […]

Anbar get Funding for Saudi Border Crossing

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Finance has allocated one billion dinars (£700k) to Anbar Governorate to complete procedures relating to the Arar (Ar Ar) border crossing. The border post with Saudi Arabia was re-opened in late 2020 following a 30-year closure. Improving trade links between the two countries has been a priority for both […]

Iraqi Steel Plant Sold for $195m

By John Lee. Jordan's Al Tanmiya Steel has completed the sale of its Iraqi steel operations for $195 million. Al Tanmiya had full ownership of the Iraqi Al Anmaa for Construction Materials Production, which operates a steel plant (pictured) in Khor Al-Zubair, Basra. Al Anmaa has been bought by Alghad Almutkamel for General Trading and […]

Will Iran's Electricity Cut turn Iraq towards Gulf?

By Muhammad Jawad Adib for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Iran's electricity cut turn Iraq toward Gulf? Iraq is facing reduced electricity and gas supplies from Iran, which might lead Iraq toward an electricity connection with the […]

Iraq and Saudi Arabia to Cooperate in Agriculture

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Agriculture, Muhammad Karim Al-Khafaji, and the Saudi Minister of Agriculture, Water and Environment, Abdul Rahman Al-Fadhli, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) promoting cooperation in the areas of agriculture and fisheries. The agreement includes cooperation in a number of fields, including: plant production and plant pest control, support […]

Iraq Expands Border Crossings with Saudi Arabia to Boost Trade

By Salam Zidane 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 expands border crossings with Saudi Arabia to boost trade In the context of strengthening economic relations, Iraq and Saudi Arabia are diversifying their trade outlets, intending to increase […]