Iran and Iraq

Media: Iraq lacks electricity due to Iranian gas shortages

Media: Iraq lacks electricity due to Iranian gas shortages

Iraq is facing electricity shortage as Iran cuts natural gas supplies, Shafaq News reported today, citing a source in the Iraqi Electricity Ministry. "The decrease in the volume of Iranian gas supplies to Iraq over the past 24 …

Iraq reaches new agreements with Iran on gas supply

Iraq reaches new agreements with Iran on gas supply

Iraqi authorities indicate they have persuaded Tehran to increase gas supply to the Arab country. Iraq has reached new agreements with Iran on the supply of natural gas from the country, according to the spokesman of the country’s …

Iran suspends electricity exports to Iraq

Iran suspends electricity exports to Iraq

Iran has suspended electricity exports to Iraq to meet its electricity needs, spokesman for the Ministry of Energy of Iran Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said. Rajabi Mashhadi noted that …

Had U.S. forces warning before Iranian missile strikes?

Had U.S. forces warning before Iranian missile strikes?

U.S. forces at Iraqi bases most likely had some warning before missiles launched by Iran struck this morning, thanks to a facility devoted to detecting and providing alerts about launches anywhere in the world, according to public documents and a …

Iran says 80 American soldiers killed in missile strikes

Iran says 80 American soldiers killed in missile strikes

Iranian state television said that at least 80 American soldiers were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles Tehran launched on U.S. targets in Iraq, adding that none of the missiles were intercepted. State TV, citing a senior …

Trump uses attack on U.S. embassy in Iraq to blame Iran

Trump uses attack on U.S. embassy in Iraq to blame Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran for “orchestrating” an attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and said he will hold Tehran responsible. “Iran killed an American contractor, wounding many. We …

Protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Iraq

Protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Iraq

Anti-government protesters have set fire to the Iranian consulate in Iraq's Najaf for the second time in less than a week, according to police sources. At least 33 people were wounded when police fired live ammunition to repel them …

Iraq opens border with Iran, media reports

Iraq opens border with Iran, media reports

The Iraqi border crossing department has fully restored the southern Shalamche passage on the border with Iran, which had been closed earlier due to protests, the Akhbar al-Iraq information portal reports. On November 16, Baghdad closed …

Iraq protesters attack Iran consulate - media

Iraq protesters attack Iran consulate - media

Four protesters were shot dead this morning outside the Iranian consulate in Iraq's Karbala. Iraq’s official human rights watchdog confirmed the deaths. The Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) said three people were …

Iran says ‘carefully monitoring’ Iraq protests

Iran says ‘carefully monitoring’ Iraq protests

Iran said Sunday that it is “closely monitoring” developments in neighboring Iraq amid mass protests that have killed scores in the country, Middle East Monitor reported citing Anadolu Agency. “Iran is carefully …

Iran offers temporary visa wavier to Iraqi nationals

Iran offers temporary visa wavier to Iraqi nationals

Iran's embassy in Baghdad announced that the Iranian government has decided to offer temporary waiver visa fees for Iraqi national for a two month period. "The Iraqi nationals can travel to Iran without requiring a visa …

Khamenei: Iran and Iraq connected through faith

Khamenei: Iran and Iraq connected through faith

An enemy plot seeking to sow discord between Tehran and Baghdad will fail, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said. "Iran and Iraq are two nations whose hearts & souls are tied …