Iran-Iraq Relations

Efforts underway to extinguish huge fire on Iran-Iraq border

A huge fire which started in southern Iraq near Iran's border on Sunday has now spread to the Iranian side of the border.

Iran and Iraq to launch the Khorramshahr-Basra sea line 

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi says Iran and Iraq have reached an agreement to launch the Khorramshahr-Basra sea line, in south of the two neighbors. 

Iran and Turkmenistan sign gas swap deal to supply Turkmen gas to Iraq

Iran and Turkmenistan signed a gas swap agreement that will transfer Turkmen gas to Iraq through Iran.

Iran, Iraq emphasize enhancing ties in all fields

Iran's Acting President Mohammad Mokhber and Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid have stressed the need to strengthen cooperation and interaction in all areas.

Acting Iranian FM: Iran, Iraq two pillars of regional stability

Iran’s strategic view is to bolster comprehensive ties with neighboring Iraq and Iranian officials are determined to achieve the goal, the acting Iranian foreign minister says.

Iran’s top military chief urges Iraq to disarm terror groups in Kurdistan region

The chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces has called on Iraq’s Kurdistan region to disarm terrorist groups holed up in the area.

Acting president: Iran will continue late president Raisi’s policy toward Iraq 

Iran's acting president says Tehran will continue late president Ebrahim Raisi’s policy on Iraq with full force. Mohammad Mokhber was speaking with visiting Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid who has arrived in Tehran at the top of a high-ranking political delegation.

Iran’s Leader meets Iraqi PM, Hamas chief in Tehran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met prime ministers of Iraq and the Hamas chief on the sidelines of the funeral procession of President Ebrahim Raisi and his associates in Tehran on Wednesday.

Iraqi president denies Iranian interference in Iraq, voices support for Palestinian statehood

Iraqi President Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid has vehemently denied accusations of Iranian military involvement in Iraq's affairs.

President Raisi calls for disarmament of all anti-Iran groups in Iraq, including Kurdistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi urges Iraq’s Kurdistan region to not let its soil be used by the Zionist regime’s mercenaries and anti-Iran groups as a launch-pad for actions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran, Iraq presidents call for promotion of bilateral ties, end to Palestinian suffering

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi had a phone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart Abdul Latif Rashid on Tuesday, in which both sides emphasized on strengthening relations between the two countries.

Sources: Iraq revokes passports of anti-Iranian terrorists 

The Iraqi government has revoked the passports of several ringleaders of a terrorist anti-Iranian separatist groups, some sources have revealed.   

Iran extends gas export contract with Iraq

Iran has renewed a contract with Iraq to export gas to its western neighbor for five more years.

Iraqi PM praises Tehran for standing by Baghdad during war with Daesh

The prime minister of Iraq has praised Iran's role in helping the Arab country’s fight against the Daesh terrorist group, saying the two neighbors have many common grounds.

Iran, Iraq agree to counter, prosecute terrorists

Iran and Iraq have agreed to work together to counter terrorists and bring them to justice.

Iran, Iraq stress on convergence in security matters

Iraq’s national security adviser says the security of his country and neighboring Iran are tied to each other.

Iran calls for solid work on implementation of security pact with Iraq

Tehran and Baghdad should work on a more consolidated approach toward the implementation of a high-profile security pact signed in March 2023, Iran’s Judiciary chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei has stated.

Iran says committed to Iraq’s security, stability

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali-Akbar Ahmadian has stressed Tehran’s commitment to the security and stability of Iraq in an official visit to the neighboring country.

Defense minister: Iran uses all available means to defend nation, territorial integrity

The Iranian minister of defense has reiterated the country’s stance that the recent move to target hostile forces in neighboring countries was ‘legitimate’ and based on the country’s defense doctrine.

Former Iranian official deplores Iraqi FM’s remarks against Iran regarding Erbil raids

A former Iranian official has decried Iraq’s foreign minister for claiming that Iran has become ‘isolated’ in the international arena.

Iraq vows to take Iran to UNSC over Erbil missile attack

The Baghdad government on Tuesday condemned the Iranian strikes on Erbil in northern Iraq, calling it an "act of aggression" and a "violation of its sovereignty". Iran says it has targeted anti-Tehran terror bases.

Iran: Natural gas exports to Iraq underway as planned

Iran says exports of natural gas to neighboring Iraq continue as planned, denying reports of a halt in the process.

Iran’s Judiciary urges Iraq to extradite 38 MKO terrorists

Kazan Gharibabadi, Secretary-General of the High Council for Human Rights of the Islamic Republic of Iran said Iran has requested Iraq to extradite 38 terrorists from the notorious Mujahedeen-e Khalq Organization, commonly known as MKO or Munafeqeen.

Funeral services held across Iran for 280 unknown martyrs killed in action

Funeral processions have been held across Iran for some 280 unknown martyrs killed during the Iraqi-imposed war in the 1980s.

Top Iranian Cmdr. in Iraq, meets counterpart, defense, interior ministers

In a meeting between Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces, and his Iraqi opposite number, discussions centered on fostering mutual benefits from the shared borders of the two countries.

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