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Jordan Closes Borders with Syria and Iraq

By John Lee. Jordan has reported closed its borders with Syria and Iraq following the suicide bombing that killed six soldiers at a Jordanian army camp. The Jordanian government said that there won't be new refugee camps and that the existing ones won't be expanded. (Sources: ANSAmed, Newsweek)

Iraq Closes Anbar Border Crossing

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An official from the Anbar province, which is located about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of the Iraqi capital, said that the central government in Baghdad is trying to punish the […]

Iraq Reopens Trebil Border Crossing

By John Lee. Iraq has re-opened its border crossing point with Jordan on Monday, the state-run Petra news agency reported. Jordan's Ministry of Transport said that the movement of people and goods  through the Traibil [Turaybeel, Tirbil, Tarbiel, Trebil] border post (pictured) had returned to normal. Iraqi authorities closed the border for security reasons in […]

Goods Without Cert of Origin Prevented Entering Iraq

By John Lee. Authorities at Traibeel [Tirbil, Tarbiel] border crossing (pictured) between Iraq and Jordan have said that trucks carrying goods without an official certificate of origin certified by the Iraqi Embassy will not be allowed to enter Iraq. Yaseen al-Falahi, Director of the border post, told NINA that the measures are to prevent sub-standard […]

Iraq Closes Jordanian Border

By John Lee. Iraqi troops have closed the only major border crossing with Jordan on Wednesday, after Sunni Muslim demonstrators blocked a highway to Syria and Jordan as part of mass protests against Shi'ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The crossing at Traibil [Turaybeel, Tirbil, Tarbiel] (pictured) is in the Sunni province of Anbar, where protests […]

Anbar Gets $125m in Border Receipts

Al-Anbar received 150 billion Iraqi Dinars [$125 million] in revenues from its border crossings in the year 2010, according to the chairman of provincial council’s investment commission. “The sum of 150 billion dinars was received in returns from the three border outlets of Turaybeel [Tirbil, Tarbiel] (pictured), al-Tanaf and Arrar for 2010 and was transferred […]

Maliki Orders Clampdown on Border Corruption

An adviser in the Iraqi government has said that the Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has instructed the Interior Ministry to combat corruption at border crossing points. Ahmed al-Shihani told AKnews that the Prime Minister called for action to be taken following official reports about rising corruption at Iraq’s border crossings -- particularly the borders with […]