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Climate of Opportunity: Iraq's New Govt as Regional Conciliator

By Hamzeh Hadad, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Climate of opportunity: Iraq's new government as regional conciliator Iraq's new prime minister is well placed to negotiate both the pitfalls of domestic politics […]

Saudi Investment Fund to set up Company to Invest in Iraq

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has set up a company to invest in Iraq. The new company is one of six that will invest a total of up to SAR 90 billion (USD 24 billion) in Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Sudan and Egypt. They will invest in various key sectors, including […]

Iraqi Militia makes Credible Threat against Gulf States

By Hamdi Malik and Michael Knights 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. Iraqi Militia Group Makes Credible New Threat Against the Gulf States The facade group in question tends to follow through on its […]

Iraqi Bank to open branch in Saudi Arabia

By John Lee. The National Bank of Iraq (NBI) has opened its first branch in Saudi Arabia. The bank, which is a subsidiary of Jordan's Capital Bank Group, said the new branch in Riyadh will encourage and facilitate trade between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. In June 2022, Capital Bank Group took in the Saudi Public […]

Jazeera Paints opens New Showroom in Rania

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia-based Jazeera Paints has opened its sixth showroom in Iraq. The new showroom is in Ranya [Rania], in the Northeast of the Kurdistan Region, which has seen significant economic and industrial development in recent years. It is close to other towns such as Qaladze, Dukan, Chwar Qwrna, Sangasar, and Hajiawa, and […]

Saudi Arabia approves Maritime Transport MoU with Iraq

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia has approved a cooperation agreement with Iraq relating to maritime transport. The official statement following a meeting of the Saudi Cabinet said simply, "approving a cooperation agreement between the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the government of the Republic of Iraq in the field of maritime transport," […]

Iraqi PM sets Objectives for Regional Summit

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. Iraqi prime minister sets objectives for regional summit Amid longstanding political deadlock and economic and environmental challenges, Iraqi prime minister Mustafa Kadhimi is attending the GCC +3 Summit in Saudi Arabia. […]

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 […]