Iran and Iraq

Iran, Iraq pillars of regional security: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iran and Iraq are the pillars of the security of the region, adding that without these two important countries the region would not be secure, Mehr news agency …

Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq seeks strong ties with Iran

Baghdad seeks to strengthen relations with Tehran, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said at the meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. According to Abdul-Mahdi, Iraq's …

Iraq complains over sanctions against Iran

The Iraqi Oil Ministry spokesman, Assem Jihad, said today that the renewed US sanctions against Iran are harming Baghdad first of all. “Iraq suffers the most from these sanctions, because Iraq basically relies on Iran’s gas …

Iraqi President to visit Iran

Iraqi President Barham Salih will arrive in Iran on November 17 in order to expand and promote bilateral ties. During his two-day visit, Salih is scheduled to meet and hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani …

Iraqi Prime Minister cancels visit to Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has cancelled a visit to Iran, his press office said, as the PM came under strong Iranian criticism over his stand on renewed US sanctions against Tehran. Abadi will still go ahead …

5.4 quake hits Iran-Iraq border

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border early on Sunday morning, reported citing European Mediterranean Seismological Center. The epicenter was at the depth of 52 kilometers. No casualties have been reported. …