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Turkish intel chief pursues Multiple Goals in Baghdad

By Fehim Tastekin for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Turkish intel chief pursues multiple goals in Baghdad In landmark talks in Baghdad, Hakan Fidan sought to ease bilateral tensions over a deadly attack in July, assert Turkey's resolve […]

Three Contractors "Quit" Khor Mor Field

By John Lee. Three companies have reportedly stopped operations at Kurdistan's Khor Mor gas field following rocket attacks. According to Reuters, the companies are Texas-based Exterran, and Turkish subcontractors Havatek and Biltek. The field is operated by Pearl Petroleum, a consortium led by UAE-based Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum. More here. (Source: Reuters)

Iraq Allocates Additional Funds for Border Security

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of  Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Cabinet approved the recommendations of the Security Assessment Committee on the Iraqi-Turkish borders, which include providing funds in the sum of 30 billion dinars [$20.5 million], according to the text in the emergency security […]

Turkey's War in Northern Iraq: By the Numbers

By 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. Turkey's War in Northern Iraq: By the Numbers Ankara is fighting a lethal and largely hidden counterinsurgency against PKK elements across the border, but the […]

Dohuk Attack: Iraq Suspends Appointment of Amb. to Turkey

By John Lee. Iraq has recalled its Charge d'Affairs from Ankara for consultation, and suspended the appointment of a new Iraqi ambassador to Turkey, following a airstrike on a tourist resort in Zakho, in Iraqi Kurdistan. At least eight civilians were killed in the attack, including several children. The Iraqi Cabinet also directed the Ministry […]

AirSada Medevac: Keeping your People Safe in Iraq

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AirSada wins Medevac Contract with Hyundai in Basra

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a second contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services, this time to South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Construction in Iraq. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance and medical treatment services. It was signed by Mr Tolga Urcu, […]

Sinjar latest Flashpoint for Iran-Turkey Tensions in Iraq  

From Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sinjar becomes latest flashpoint for Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq   New Pentagon IG report says that the Turkey-PKK conflict and Iranian militias are contributing to instability in Iraq. Click here to read the […]

Iraq plans to Expand Domestic Defense Industry

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly confirmed that it will open new production facilities for the manufacture of weapons and light munitions, and even the assembly of combat aircraft. The Director of the Defence Industries Commission, Mohamed Sahib Al-Daraji (pictured), told the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), that: "Iraq has concluded memoranda of understanding with […]

Chinese Firm discusses Rehabilitation of Nasiriyah Airport

By John Lee. A meeting has been held with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to discuss the the first steps in the rehabilitation of Nasiriyah International Airport. The company signed a contract for the project with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) in June 2021. According to Al Sabaah, he meeting was attended […]