Air Arabia resumes its flights to Basra in Iraq

SHARJAH, 7th June, 2024 (WAM) — Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) operator, today marked the resumption of its first flight to Basra in Iraq from Sharjah International Airport. The new route connects Sharjah and Basra with a frequency of four weekly flights. Basra is Air Arabia’s […]


UAE, Iraq, Türkiye, Qatar sign MoU on ‘Development Road Project’

BAGHDAD, 22nd April, 2024 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Qatar and Türkiye, have signed a quadrilateral Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on the Development Road project. Iraq’s PM Muhammed S. Al-Sudani and President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan witnessed the signing ceremony on Monday “This MoU focuses on collaboration for the strategic ‘Development […]


EgyptAir suspends flights to Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon

CAIRO, 14th April, 2024 (WAM) — EgyptAir has decided to suspend its flights to and from airports of Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon due to regional tensions and in light of the closure of airspace in these countries, a statement by Egypt’s national carrier said. According to the statement, the suspension is until further notice. This […]


Iraq closes airspace

BAGHDAD, 14th April, 2024 (WAM) –Iraq has announced the closure of its airspace, coinciding with the Iranian strike against Israel. The closure is effective from 11:30 pm local time (2030 GMT) on Saturday to 05:30 a.m. local time (0230 GMT) on Sunday, the Iraqi Aviation Authority said, indicating that this suspension might be prolonged if […]


UAE President exchanges Eid Al-Fitr greetings with President of Syria, Prime Minister of Iraq

ABU DHABI, 12th April, 2024 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan exchanged Eid Al-Fitr greetings during phone calls today with His Excellency Bashar Al-Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, and His Excellency Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq. His Highness and Their Excellencies shared […]


AD Ports Group, General Company for Ports of Iraq sign preliminary agreement to develop Al Faw Grand Port, Economic Zone

ABU DHABI, 3rd April, 2024 (WAM) — AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), a leading facilitator of global trade, logistics and industry, today entered into a preliminary agreement with the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI). Under the terms of the agreement, both parties will establish a joint venture to develop Al-Faw Grand Port and […]

Hikma Press Releases

Hikma expands its agreement with AFT Pharmaceuticals for the commercialisation of injectable pain medication Combogesic® into the Saudi, Jordanian and Iraqi Markets

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma), the multinational pharmaceutical company, has announced that it has recently signed an exclusive licencing agreement with AFT Pharmaceuticals (AFT) for the registration and commercialization of Combogesic® IV, an intravenous, opioid-free pain relief medicine for the short term symptomatic treatment of acute pain in adults and the reduction of fever, in Saudi Arabia, […]