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Iran is going to open business offices in some of the strategic countries in the region including Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Lebanon. (Shutterstock)
April 10, 2019 - 09:43 GMT
Iran is going to open business offices in some of the strategic countries in the region including Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Lebanon, IRNA reported on Tuesday quoting the minister of industry, mine and trade.
Iraq's President Barham Saleh (AFP)
April 10, 2019 - 07:29 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih called for reducing tensions in the Middle East while highlighting the importance of combating terrorism.
Bedouin forces stand guard in front of the Jordanian Karameh border crossing at the Iraqi border  (Twitter)
April 08, 2019 - 09:20 GMT
Traffic at the Karameh border between Jordan and Iraq is “slowly picking up” as numerous agreements signed in the past months are going into effect, according to President of the Jordan Truck Owners Association (JTOA) Mohammad Dawood.
Turning to his visit with Iranian minister of energy, he said, “expert-level session was held in continuation of our previous talks with regard to the development of Iraqi electricity in cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.” (Shutterstock)
April 08, 2019 - 04:39 GMT
Iraqi Minister of Electricity Louay Al Khateeb said that his country is optimistic about developing electricity cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Saudi consulate in Baghdad opens today (Twitter)
April 04, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
The Saudi consulate in Baghdad opened on Thursday in the presence of the heads of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah al-Qasabi and Iraqi Deputy Premier for Energy Affairs and Minister of Oil Thamir al-Ghadhban.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
April 04, 2019 - 15:26 GMT
Saudi Arabia has announced a $1-billion grant to Iraq for boosting the country's infrastructure through major projects such as the Arar border...
Lebanon is hoping to begin its first exploratory drilling later this year in one of two maritime areas, one of which lies partially in the disputed territory. (Shutterstock)
April 04, 2019 - 10:21 GMT
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday pushed for the restoration of an oil pipeline between Iraq and Lebanon, following a meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih on the last of a four-day visit to the country.
A reward for information leading to #ISIS chief Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was increased to $25 million. (Twitter)
April 03, 2019 - 17:36 GMT
US warplanes have dropped leaflets over Iraq offering a reward of $25 million in return for information that would lead to the capture or killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The WB partly and indirectly attributed the revival of growth to policies that reduced the GCC’s reliance on oil revenues in addition to UAE’s investments in infrastructure in preparation to host Expo 2020. (Asharq Alawsat)
April 03, 2019 - 09:15 GMT
Its economists expect a rapid recovery in Yemen in a potential scenario of contained violence although the risks remain high.
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri gives an interview to AFP. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 01, 2019 - 22:00 GMT
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri arrived in Iraq Sunday afternoon for an official visit, which he said he hoped would strengthen ties between Baghdad and Beirut.
The new Arar crossing with Iraq, which is under construction, will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology and meet global standards. (Shutterstock)
March 26, 2019 - 14:03 GMT
The new Arar crossing with Iraq, which is under construction, will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology and meet global standards.
Jordan's King Abdullah II celebrates the centenary of the Arab Revolt against the region's ruling Ottoman Turks (AFP/ File)
March 24, 2019 - 19:00 GMT
King Abdullah is scheduled to participate in a trilateral summit in Cairo today with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
If the raft of memorandums of understanding bear fruit, they could boost trade from the current $12 billion to $20 billion annually. (File/Photo)
March 24, 2019 - 11:36 GMT
If the raft of memorandums of understanding bear fruit, they could boost trade from the current $12 billion to $20 billion annually.
Iraqis wave a national flag alongside a banner mourning the victims of a capsized ferry during a vigil in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on March 22, 2019. (AFP/ File)
March 23, 2019 - 10:49 GMT
Almost 100 people have died, mostly women and children, after a ferry sank on a swollen river in northern Iraq on Thursday during a holiday season.
U.S.-led coalition troops in Iraq is important to prevent the threat of terrorism in the country. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 20, 2019 - 08:40 GMT
The presence of the U.S.-led coalition troops in Iraq is important to prevent the threat of terrorism in the country, the head of northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) said Tuesday.
The volume of bilateral trade between the State of Qatar and Iraq rose by 52 percent last year to reach QR473 million. (Shutterstock)
March 19, 2019 - 19:00 GMT
The volume of bilateral trade between the State of Qatar and Iraq rose by 52 percent last year to reach QR473 million compared to QR310 million in 2017, said Chairman of Qatar Chamber Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani .