The Shatt al Arab
forms part of the Iraq-Iran border, and navigation rights to the channel have long been disputed by the two countries.
A source in Basra Investment Commission told NINA "a delegation from (Bukhamseen) Group offered designs to build a farm, and a concrete industries plant under world-class standards that suits Basra atmosphere, as well as building a five stars hotel on the Shatt Al Arab
Details : Shell may build its own dock in Iraq's Shatt al Arab
waterway, to speed up delivery of heavy equipment to the super giant Majnoon oilfield.
Meanwhile, Royal Dutch Shell may build its own dock in Iraq's Shatt Al Arab
waterway to speed up delivery of heavy equipment to the Majnoon oil field which the oil major is developing with a Malaysian partner Petronas.
The Shatt Al Arab
marshes were drained by the Saddam Hussain regime in the 1990s to prevent militias in the country from taking refuge there.
Sapper Martin Pritty, aged 18, of Langdale Avenue, Holbrooks, is in the 32 Engineer Regiment, 31 Armoured Engineer Squadron braving the heat at the Basra Operating Centre (BaOC) in the former Shatt Al Arab
BAGHDAD: Negotiations are expected to begin later this month between Iraq and Iran over the cleaning up the strategic Shatt Al Arab
waterway, an adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki said yesterday.
The six Royal Marines and two Royal Navy sailors were captured after their patrol boats were thought to have strayed by mistake into the Iranian side of the Shatt al Arab
Downing Street had also been confident that the release would take place yesterday following the resolution of the diplomatic row which blew up following their arrest on Monday in the Shatt al Arab
According to state-run television in Iran, the eight were detained after their three small patrol boats entered Iranian territorial waters in the Shatt al Arab
waterway which divides Iran from Iraq.
Their capture on the Shatt al Arab
Waterway comes at a delicate time in British-Iranian relations following a critical report from the UN nuclear watchdog.