A first in 27 years from Saudi Arabia! Date of entry: 12.10.2017 10:54 Saudi Arabia Flynas airline announced that it will start flights to Iraq within a few weeks. The first move came from Flynas airline after Riyadh government decided on Monday to establish a joint Trade Commission with Iraq. The airline announced in first place that flights will be carried out to certain parts of Iraq. In 1990, after former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein attacked Kuwait, all flights between Iraq and Saudi Arabia It stopped. Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, meanwhile, had a close relationship with influential Shiite cleric of Iraq, Mukteda al-Sadr, and had guests in ir country. In a statement from Sadr's office, Riyadh Administration was told to provide $10 million to Iraqi government and agreed to review possible investments in Shiite regions in sourn Iraq.