Latest News for: Baghdad transport


Ex-FBI agent who led interrogation of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein speaks in Palm Beach

Palm Beach Daily News 20 Apr 2024
Though Saddam was under the custody of the U.S ... The operation wasn't easy, Piro said noting the complex effort it was to transport Saddam, via helicopter, from the detention facility near Baghdad's airport to the hospital 35 minutes away.

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, April 14 14 Apr 2024
on Sunday (2200 GMT Saturday) until 7 a.m.," the Lebanese Minister of Public Works and Transport Ali Hamieh said ... BAGHDAD -- Iraq suspended all civilian flights within its airspace on Saturday, as a ...

Turkiye streamlines its relations with Iraq

Arab News 24 Mar 2024
Both these meetings were a preparation for another more important meeting to be held in Baghdad with the participation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Berlin, Belgrade, and Baghdad.

Tehran, Baghdad negotiating gas swap from Turkmenistan

Tehran Times 15 Mar 2024
TEHRAN - The Iraqi Minister of Electricity says Baghdad is negotiating with Tehran to use Iran's wide and nationwide lines to transport Turkmenistan's gas ... .

Corruption clouds Iraq's ambitious Baghdad metro project

The New Arab 16 Feb 2024
Baghdad's metro system and a high-speed railway linking Najaf and Karbala ... "The Baghdad metro project, spanning 148 km with seven lines, aims to significantly improve transportation for the capital's population, which exceeds 8 million.

Iraq Announces Tender For Baghdad Metro

MENA FN 13 Feb 2024
(MENAFN - Iraq Business News) By John Lee. Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced a tender for the construction of a metro transport system in Baghdad. The project is being ... .

Fly Baghdad grounds planes as Iraqi government orders inquiry into US sanctions

The National 25 Jan 2024
Iraq's low-cost airline Fly Baghdad on Thursday announced the cancellation of all flights until further notice after the Iraqi government ordered an investigation into the allegations that prompted US sanctions.

Fly Baghdad begins legal process to appeal against US sanctions decision

The National 24 Jan 2024
"It was staggering and very surprising because we are far from all these allegations directed against Fly Baghdad how can a passenger airline fly to countries' airports transporting weapons and fighters and ammunition without knowledge of the state?.

U.S. sanctions Iraqi airline backing terror

Ynet 24 Jan 2024
Fly Baghdad transports fighters, ...

US sanctions Fly Baghdad for delivering weapons to Damascus

Enab Baladi 23 Jan 2024
Hezbollah Brigades also utilize Fly Baghdad to transport fighters, weapons, and funds to Syria and Lebanon, in support of the Syrian regime. Fly Baghdad flights have been used on several occasions to ...

Iraq no-frills carrier says no grounds for US sanctions

Sunnyside Daily Sun 23 Jan 2024
"Dialogue and discussions continue between the CEO of Fly Baghdad and the Civil Aviation Authority, the transport ministry and the prime minister's office in order to resolve the issue", he told AFP on Tuesday.

US imposes sanctions on low-cost Iraq airline over transport of arms, fighters for Iran-backed militias

Middle East Monitor 23 Jan 2024
... Fly Baghdad, to its list of sanctioned entities, as a result of reports that it helped transport arms used by sanctioned Iran-backed militias in the country.

Iraq-Turkiye oil pipeline will not restart over disagreements: Iraq PM

Middle East Monitor 19 Jan 2024
... in March 2023, following an order from an arbitration court asking it to pay $1.5bn to Iraq in compensation for transporting oil without Baghdad’s approval.

Syrian Airlines: a plane makes precautionary landing in Baghdad

Syrian Arab News Agency 06 Jan 2024
... decided to make a precautionary landing in Baghdad International Airport,” Transport Ministry said in a statement posted on Facebook.