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Iran Eyeing $20bln Trade with Iraq

An Iranian official reassured on Thursday that Tehran and Baghdad enjoy the capacity to meet the $20bln bilateral trade objective. “Good capacities have been created in Iran-Iraq commercial relations and when we talk about 20 billion dollar objective of trade between the two countries it is not about exchange of goods,” Caretaker of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO)…

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At least 72 people killed in ferry sinking in Iraq

At least 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday. Most of the casualties on the ferry were women and children who could not swim, said the head of Mosul’s Civil Defense Authority Husam Khalil. A separate source in the Civil Defense Authority said the boat…

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Iraqi Kurdistan Secretly Selling Oil to Zionist Regime at Discount Prices via Turkey

  BAGHDAD – The Iraqi Kurdistan is secretly selling oil to the Zionist regime at heavily discounted prices, London-based Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper and other local news outlets say. The report has cited the trade as one of the reasons why the semi-autonomous region is dragging its feet about reaching an oil export agreement with the central government in Baghdad. The…

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Lebanese Daily: Assad to Visit Baghdad in 2 Months

A Lebanese newspaper disclosed that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is slated to visit the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad in the next two months, adding that the two neighboring countries are eager to expand bilateral relations. Al-Akhbar, a Lebanese daily, issued a report on Wednesday touching upon the visits of the leaders of the countries of the region to Baghdad.…

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Great satan US desperately renews waiver for Iraq to continue Iran trade

  The State Department issued the waiver after the original exemption granted in December 2017 expired on March 19. “While this waiver is intended to help Iraq mitigate energy shortages, we continue to discuss our Iran-related sanctions with our partners in Iraq,” a State Department official was quoted as saying. The waiver will allow Iraq to continue buying gas and…

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Security Expert: US Embassy in Iraq Hosting Washington-Tel Aviv Operations Room against Region

Abbas al-Ardawi was quoted by the Arabic-language al-Ma’alomeh news website as saying on Monday that the US administration is exerting pressures on Baghdad and killing time to prolong its deployment in Iraq. He added that relocation of terrorists from the town of Baqouz in Eastern Syria to the US bases in Iraq is aimed at security tensions in the country…

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Iran, Iraq, Syria bound by battlefield blood: Assad

  “The relation, which gathers Syria with Iran and Iraq, is strong,” Assad said in the capital Damascus on Monday, the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported. He made the remarks during a meeting with the visiting Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri and the latter’s Iraqi counterpart Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanimi.…

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Iran, Iraq, Syria bound by battlefield blood: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says cooperation among his country, Iran, and Iraq in anti-terror struggle has further strengthened their ties. “The relation, which gathers Syria with Iran and Iraq, is strong,” Assad said in the capital Damascus on Monday, the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported. He made the remarks during a meeting with the visiting Chairman of the…

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Iran President’s visit to Iraq puzzles out knots: Zarif

President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq solved many age-old problems, said Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif in Qom on Monday. ‘Dredging the Arvand Rud River, construction of Shalamcheh-Basra railway, and granting mutual no-fee visas were among the long-term issues that were dealt with during President Rouhani’s visit to Iraq,’ said Zarif who is in Qom to meet with the religious authorities.…

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Yemeni Resistance Forces Support Iraq’s Nujaba Movement against US Pressures

Different popular forces and fighters of the resistance front in Yemen released video messages on social media to stress their companionship and support for al-Nujaba after the resistance movement was put on the US Treasury Department’s list of sanctions. In addition to video messages, the Yemeni people and popular forces trended the #All of Us Are Nujaba and #All of…

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