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Turkey, Iraq plan new Border Crossing, Rail Link

By John Lee. Iraqi Transport Minister, Nasser Hussain Bandar Al-Shibli, has said that Iraq and Turkey will prioritise the opening of a new border crossing and rail link between the two countries. The statement follows a meeting on Thursday with Turkey's Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu. He said both parties have "defined practical […]

France beats Turkey to Big Iraqi Construction Project

By Fehim Tastekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. France scores big Iraqi construction project at Turkey's expense A French company has beaten out a Turkish one for the Mosul airport project; political considerations along with economic concerns seem to […]

Iraq begins Importing Electricity from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly begun to export electricity to Iraq. According to Anadolu Agency, Turkey's Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA, EPDK) started supplying Iraq on Monday at a rate of 150 MW, through the Silopi-Zakho transmission line. The deal is due to run until 1st November, 2021. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Kadhimi promotes Iraq to Turkish Businessmen

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met on Thursday with a number of businessmen, investors and heads of Turkish companies, on the sidelines of his official visit to the Turkish capital, Ankara. Kadhimi discussed with businessmen and investors ways to facilitate investment procedures, lift obstacles and reduce bureaucratic procedures. He also listened to […]

Iraq, Turkey agree to Cooperate on Trade

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on counterterrorism, trade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi committed to enhanced cooperation on terrorism, trade and energy, although […]

Mansuriya Gas Contract "Cancelled"; Russia "Extremely Interested"

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly cancelled a contract to develop its Mansuriya gas field near the Iranian border. Iraq Business News understands that, under a deal agreed in 2010, the field was being developed by Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) (37.5%), Iraqi Oil Exploration Company (25%), Kuwait Energy (KEC) (22.5%), and Kogas (15%). According to Reuters, […]

Iraqi Cabinet urges cooperation with Turkey over Tigris River

The Iraqi Cabinet has authorised the Minister of Water Resources to negotiate and sign a protocol of cooperation between Iraq and Turkey on the management of the water resources of the Tigris River. According to the UN, intake from the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers - Iraq's primary sources of water - is decreasing at […]

New Private Jet Service from Basra Airport

AIRSADA, the private jet charter company based in Istanbul, has announced new direct flights from Basra International Airport. Flying directly to airports around the world, including cities such as London, Paris, Milan, Moscow, and Quanzhou, the new service promises to help make private jet travel more accessible for Iraqi and international clients. Commenting on the […]