EghtesadOnline: The unilateral US sanctions on Iran have not affected relations between Iraq and Iran, as trade ties in key sectors between the two neighbors continue as usual, Iraq's ambassador to Tehran said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with US energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior Iraqi oil officials involved in the negotiations.
EghtesadOnline: Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran and the Iraqi Securities Commission signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint investment fund.
EghtesadOnline: Baghdad would benefit greatly from de-escalation of tensions between Tehran and the West, and the Iraqi premier's recent visit to Iran was apparently aimed at achieving this goal, a political analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq and Iran are neighbors: Around $25 million worth of Iranian goods enter Iraq every day. But it is not clear what will happen when a three-month US waiver that allows Baghdad to trade with Tehran expires.
EghtesadOnline: Issues in the Middle East need to be addressed through dialogue, negotiation and cooperation among regional countries and neighbors, President Hassan Rouhani told an Iraqi delegation in Tehran on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The Iraqi capital city, Baghdad, is hosting a joint meeting of Economic Cooperation Commission with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The secretary-general of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce said only the import of goods not included in the US sanctions list is possible through the trade channel designed to facilitate trade between the two neighboring countries.
EghtesadOnline: The Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the Friday terrorist act on a Shia Muslim mosque in Baghdad, which killed and wounded tens of Iraqis.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to US sanctions for Baghdad, two government sources said on Saturday.