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Turkish Exports to Iraq Up 16.4%

By John Lee. Exports from Turkiye (Turkey) to Iraq reportedly increased by 16.4 percent in 2022. According to data issued by the Turkish Exporters Association (TIM), Turkiye sold goods and services valued at $10.4 billion to Iraq during the year, up from $9.0 billion the year before. Meanwhile, Turkish projects in Iraq were valued at […]

US adds Iraqi Entities to Sanctions List

By John Lee. The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated critical nodes of a key financial facilitation network of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which included four individuals and two entities in Türkiye, who have enabled the terrorist group's recruitment and financial transfers to and from […]

Turkish Firm installs Concrete Plants in Iraq

By John Lee. Turkish company Elkon has said it has completed the installation of three concrete batching plants in Iraq. The installations are located in Baghdad, Diwaniya and Kut: Baghdad: Elkomix-135 Quick Master Compact Concrete Plant commissioned in Baghdad produces 3.33 m³ of vibrated concrete in each cycle with the ELKON twinshaft mixer with a […]

Iraq to Tighten Border with Turkey and Iran

By John Lee. The Iraqi Border Guard is reportedly set to build 200 new outposts along the border with Turkey and Iran. According to Kurdistan 24, the Force has also recently announced job openings for an additional 3,000 soldiers. A spokesperson also added that new military-grade thermal cameras will monitor movements along the border. More […]

Saving Iraqi Sovereignty: Iran, Turkey and a Fractured Homeland

By Bilal Wahab 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. Saving Iraqi Sovereignty: Iran, Turkey and a Fractured Homeland The hostile and corrupt forces arrayed behind him might ease their anti-American activities just to reassert […]

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 […]