Friday, December 2, 2022

Iran-Iraq Relations

Iran-Iraq cooperation to boost regional security: Speaker

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad, in addition to the booming economy, will lead to improvement of regional security.

Sudani: Iraq will never forget Iran’s support for its anti-terror fight

New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani says his country will never forget Iran’s support in its fights against terrorism, and that Baghdad will not allow any party to pose a security threat to its eastern neighbor from Iraqi soil.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges Iraqis to stand up against “enemies of Iraq’s progress”

Iran's leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Iraqis to stand up to the enemies of their country's progress by relying on people and the youth. Ayatollah Khamenei was speaking at a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani in Tehran on Tuesday.

New Iraqi PM in Tehran for high-level talks with Iranian officials

New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani is visiting Tehran for talks with high-ranking Iranian officials on the expansion of bilateral and regional cooperation between the two neighbors.

Iran warns against security threats posed by Iraqi-based Kurdish groups

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, has told his Iraqi counterpart that Tehran does not expect to be threatened by terror groups based in the Kurdish region in northern Iraq.

Iran’s president congratulates Iraqi premier on election

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated Mohammed Shia' Sabbar al-Sudani for his election as Iraq’s prime minister. Raisi expressed Iran's readiness to expand Tehran-Baghdad ties in all areas.

Iran FM urges Iraq security chief to deal with terror groups in Kurdistan region

The Iranian foreign minister has called on neighboring Iraq to deal with the terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying the region should not turn into a haven for them to act against Iran’s security.

Iran’s Raisi felicitates election of new Iraqi president

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi congratulated the government and the people of Iraq on the election of Abdul Latif Rashid as the president of the Arab country.

Iran FM to Iraqi counterpart: Tehran not to tolerate terror attacks from Kurdistan

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran will not tolerate the continued aggression and acts of terror by the terror cells based in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.

Iranian president, Iraqi PM meet in New York

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in New York on Tuesday evening on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly and discussed a host of issues.

Iran-Iraq border crossing to remain closed as millions go to Iraq for Arbaeen

Iran’s interior minister says the Khosravi crossing on the border with Iraq will not accept any Arbaeen pilgrims until further notice.

Iran borders with Iraq closed

All Iranian borders with Iraq have been closed until further notice due to congestion days before the Arbaeen religious ceremony, an Iranian official announced on Friday.

Iranian interior minister in talks with Iraqi officials ahead of Arbaeen

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has held meetings with Iraqi officials in Baghdad to explore ways of facilitating the Arbaeen ceremonies in which millions of people participate including many from Iran.

Iran’s interior minister in Iraq for talks ahead of Arba’een pilgrimage

Iran’s interior minister is on an official visit to Iraq, which is hosting the massive Arba’een walk and pilgrimage joined by millions of Shia Muslims from Iran and elsewhere in the world.

Official: Pilgrims holding emergency passports can easily enter Iraq from Iran

The governor of Iran’s western Ilam Province says necessary arrangements have been made to enable the pilgrims holding emergency passports to cross the border into Iraq, and there is currently no issue facing their journey.

Iran says Iraq overcame sedition, voices pleasure with return of calm

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ has in a statement, expressed pleasure that Iraq has weathered a ‘great sedition’ in the country following the recent deadly clashes in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Iran resumes flights to Najaf as calm returns to Iraq

Iran has resumed its flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf hours after officials announced the reopening of land borders to the country, as calm returns to the Iraqi capital following a wave of deadly violence there.

Iran reopens land borders to Iraq as deadly Baghdad protests come to end

Iran reopens its land borders to Iraq, allowing Karbala-bound pilgrims to enter the Western neighbor as calm begins to return to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following two days of deadly protests.

Iran closes border amid chaos in Iraq

The Iranian deputy interior minister for security affairs and the head of the Arbaeen committee says the border with Iraq has been closed after unrest gripped the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

Iran, Iraq FMs discuss border security and terror groups during upcoming Arbaeen

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, and his Iraqi counterpart exchanged views on border security, as well as necessary measures to counter hostile, separatist and terrorist groups in Iraq and the Kurdistan region.

Iranian families host pilgrims of Arbaeen walk

A convoy of the lovers of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam, from all provinces across Iran is moving on the Bandar Imam Khomeini route towards the city of Shalamcheh on the border with Iraq.

Tehran-Karbala train to start next week

Pilgrims of the Iraqi holy city of Karbala can travel from the Iranian capital Tehran via train from next week, the Iranian railway transportation company said.

President Raisi calls for Iraqi political groups to strike a deal to end political impasse

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has underlined the need for Iraqi political factions to maintain their unity and make a deal to end the current political impasse through dialog.

‘Over 6,000 pilgrims entering Iraq from Iran’s Mehran border crossing daily’

An Iranian official says over 6,000 pilgrims are currently entering Iraq from Iran’s western Mehran border crossing on a daily basis, as the neighboring country is preparing to host a large Shia mourning ceremony in a few weeks.

‘Value of Iran-Iraq trade to reach $9bn mark by year end despite US sanctions’

The chairman of the Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce says the value of trade between Tehran and Baghdad will reach the 9-billion-dollar mark in seven months, despite the tough US economic sanctions in place against Iran.

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