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US gives green light for frozen Iranian funds to flow from Iraq

Iran has received some payments from its funds frozen by Iraqi banks, including the state-owned Trade Bank of Iraq, after agreement by Washington, Secretary General of the Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce said.

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Iran closes border with Iraq for passengers amid virus surge

Iran has imposed a ban on passenger travel through five of its border crossings into neighboring Iraq amid heightened fears about the spread of a mutated variant of coronavirus.

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Iraqi Airways to resume flights to Iran

Iraqi Airways will resume flights from Najaf to Iran as restrictions on issuing flight permits to Iraqi airlines have been lifted, the spokesperson of the Civil Aviation Organization said.


Iran, Iraq to set up joint courts for trade disputes

An agreement signed during the Iranian judiciary chief’s recent visit to Iraq entails setting up specialized courts with jurisdiction over economic and trade disputes involving the nationals of the two countries, an official said.


Iran, Iraq private sectors discuss expansion of ties

President of Iran Chamber of Commerce has called for resolving border, customs and banking barriers between Iran and Iraq to pave the ground for the private sectors to work with each other.

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Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce chairman visits Iran Chamber of Commerce

Abdel Razzak El-zouhairy, chairman of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCIA) visited the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) and held talks with ICCIMA President Gholam Hossein Shafei.

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Shalamcheh crossing reopens for trade after 24-hour closure

Shalamcheh crossing at the border between Iran and Iraq has been reopened for trade after a 24-hour closure.


Iran, Iraq aim to increase bilateral trade to $20 billion

The Iranian Head of the Iran-Iraq Join Economic Committee Reza Ardakanian predicted on Tuesday that the Iran-Iraq annual trade will increase to 20 billion U.S. dollars.


Iran to pump 65,000 bpd from oilfield shared with Iraq

A contractor working for the Iranian Oil Ministry says production from a joint oilfield located at the border with Iraq is to begin soon.


Iran to resume gas flows to Iraq after agreement on unpaid bills

Iran will resume normal gas flows to Iraq on Wednesday after reaching an agreement with Iraq on Tuesday over unpaid bills, a spokesman for Iraq’s electricity ministry said.