Voice of America
Jordan, Iraq reopen border crossing vital to trade
The Boston Globe
TREBIL BORDER CROSSING, Iraq — Jordan and Iraq reopened their only border crossing Wednesday after a two-year closure, taking a step toward stabilizing an area devastated by Islamic State extremists and allowing for a resumption of vital trade.
Iraq, Jordan say border crossing to reopen on Wednesday
Jordan, Iraq Reopen Main Border Crossing on Baghdad to Amman Highway
Jordan, Iraq reopen sole border crossing
US Military Reveals True, Higher Number of Troops in Afghanistan, but Hides Iraq and Syria Counts
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US coalition bombs road to block ISIS movement from Syria into Iraq
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US coalition, Iraq slam evacuation agreement for IS fighters
Jordan border crossing with Iraq to reopen in major boost to ties
Commercial traffic continued for a year after until Iraq launched an offensive in July 2015 to reclaim the predominately Sunni Anbar province and deprive the militants of funds raised from truck drivers forced to pay a tax on cargo coming in from Jordan.
A dangerous smuggling route across Iraq-Iran border - Al Jazeera
Couriers who work for Iranian and Iraqi Kurdish smugglers risk shootings and jail time.
Iraq Faces Resistance From Asian Buyers on 'Ambitious' Oil Price ...
New York Times
Iraq's proposal to change the way it prices crude oil in Asia faces resistance from refiners who fear that longer lead times between pricing and deliveries will ...
Tear-jerking moment schoolgirl, five, meets heavily-scarred Iraq War veteran blinded in a sniper attack
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'You're our hero': Heart-warming moment former soldier who was blinded by a sniper in Iraq thanks five-year-old girl ...
Iraq will be free from ISIS terrorists 'within days' – Iraqi ambassador to RT
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Iraq's Kirkuk province to vote in Kurdish independence referendum
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Iraq's Contested Kirkuk Province to Vote in Kurdistan Independence Referendum
Iran warns Iraq's Kirkuk decision to back Kurdish referendum provocative
Iraq's Kirkuk province to take part in Kurdish independence referendum