Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:24

Iran-Iraq relations

Iran says it won’t get involved in Iraqi affairs

Iran’s Minister of Intelligence says his country is not indifferent to issues regarding Iraq; however, he stressed that Iran will not interfere in Iraqi affairs.

The Central News Unit reports that Mahmoud Alavi said: “We have never interfered in Iraq and will never do so in the future and we support Iraq’s dignity and independence.” » read more

U.S. sees role for Iran in defusing Iraqi crisis

Iran can have a “constructive role” in Iraq by sending the message that the Iraqi government should be inclusive and respectful the rights of its Sunni and Kurdish people, the U.S. president said on Thursday June 19. » read more

Iraq checks another Iranian plane for arms

Another Iranian airplane bound for Syria was made to land in Iraq to undergo an inspection.This is this the fifth time in the past month that Iraq has made an Iranian airplane land so that it could be searched. » read more

Iraq tightens inspection of Iranian airplanes

Iraq says it has inspected three Iranian flights passing through that country en route to Damascus in the past week and found nothing suspicious. » read more

Iraq heightens scrutiny of Iranian planes bound for Syria

Iraq says it has intensified its inspection of Iranian flights passing through its airspace en route to Syria. » read more

Iran wants Iraq to end airplane inspections

Iran wants Iraq to stop searching Iranian airplanes heading for Syria, emphasizing there is no truth to allegations that Iran is delivering arms to Syria. » read more

Iraq to help solve dust problem

The deputy head of Iran’s Environment Organization announced that the president of Iraq has committed to greater cooperation to resolve the problem of dust particles. » read more

Iraq denies being conduit for Iranian oil

Ali Mousavi, the spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maleki has rejected claims by an American newspaper that Iraq is assisting Iran to circumvent U.S. sanctions. » read more

Iraqi PM visits amid regional tensions

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maleki and his delegation entered Iran today for a two-day visit. » read more

Iran declines meeting in Europe for nuclear talks

Diplomatic sources say Iran has so far declined proposals to hold nuclear talks with the G5+1 in three European countries. » read more