News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Iraq to Raise Bank Capital To Address Housing Crisis

The governments two banks will run a credit program to help citizens finance private housing projects.

Al-MonitorWed, Sep 18, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

Iraq five-year plan will attempt to diversify economy

Iraq’s government will focus on five sectors: building and services, agriculture, education, transport and communications, and energy.

ReutersThu, Sep 19, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

Peacebuilding Reality Show for Iraqi Youth Gains Pan-Arab Appeal

Salam Shabab, filmed by Iraqi producers with the support of the United States Institute of Peace, seeks to empower Iraqi teens with the skills and values needed to become next-generation peacebuilders.

United States Institute of PeaceMon, Sep 16, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

Foreign Minister Receives Call from Secretary of State Kerry

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari discussed bilateral cooperation between Iraq and the United States regarding to Syria during a phone call he received from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on September 17, 2013.

Mon, Sep 23, 2013

Hill International Urges Contractors to Come to Iraq

The worldwide construction consulting firm headquartered in the United States is encouraging international firms to work in partnership with local Iraqi contractors.

Iraq Business NewsMon, Sep 23, 2013 Thu, Sep 26, 2013
Regional Security Boosts Archeology in Northern Iraq

Regional Security Boosts Archeology in Northern Iraq

Improved security and historical richness make Iraq's Kurdistan region a haven for foreign archaeologists.

Voice of AmericaMon, Sep 30, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

UNHCR head says international community must share burden of Syrian refugees

The UNHCR says host nations need more than an increase in humanitarian aid; they could require financial help, and emergency development assistance for sectors like health, education, housing, water and energy.

United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesMon, Sep 30, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

Iraq to put oil potential on display in Dubai

The fourth annual "Iraq Mega Projects Conference," held this year in Dubai, showcases investment potentials in Iraq's oil sector.

UPI - United Press InternationalFri, Sep 27, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient city, with art and cuneiform inscriptions providing a glimpse of a kingdom that flourished between 3,300 and 2,900 years ago.

LiveScienceMon, Sep 30, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

Iraq opens 600 new schools in September

As part of a national plan to improve education in the country, Iraq opened 600 new schools last month, with plans for additional schools in the coming months.

Al-ShorfaThu, Sep 26, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

US, Iraq Collaborate on Electricity and Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy recently conducted a workshop, supported by the SFA, to provide tools and methods for Iraqi engineers to enhance efficiency and safety of electricity distribution.

Embassy of the United States - Baghdad, IraqTue, Oct 1, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

Prime Minister Al-Maliki calls for greater role of private sector to transform Iraq’s economy

The Prime Minister met with Iraqi business leaders and traders from the National Business Council to discuss rebuilding in Iraq.

Thu, Oct 3, 2013

Nasdaq Helps Set Up Iraq Erbil Bourse After Qatar Sale

Operations will open a gateway for foreign investors in Iraq, with at least 25 companies listing shares on the Erbil exchange by the end of 2014.

BloombergThu, Oct 3, 2013 Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Sumitomo invests in Iraq car dealer

The Japanese company acquired a stake in SAS Automotive Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of Iraq’s largest automotive business.

The Japan TimesThu, Oct 3, 2013 Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Fourth Iraq Mega Project Conference & Expo puts Iraq oilfield needs front and centre

The conference held in Dubai gathered together policy makers, investors and key players in Iraq’s oil field production industry.

MENAFNWed, Oct 2, 2013 Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Iraq has considerable untapped growth potential, finds TNS study

Many see Iraq as “The next big one,” according to a recent study which unveils a deeper understanding into the Iraqi consumer.

Business Intelligence Middle EastWed, Oct 2, 2013 Sat, Oct 5, 2013

Shell Opens Iraqi Oil Field

Marking a milestone for both Iraq and Shell, the oil company recently inaugurated the Majnoon oil field.

The Wall Street JournalSun, Oct 6, 2013 Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Iraq: can a dusty war zone become a golden opportunity?

Banks, hotel chains and property developers find corporate bright spots in Iraq.

Financial TimesSun, Oct 6, 2013 Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Embassy of Iraq participates in the Parade of Nations

Mrs. Lameis Faily was an honorary guest at the Washington International Club’s annual Fall Tea event, which promotes culture and international diplomacy.

Wed, Oct 9, 2013

Ambassador Faily Participates in Panel Discussion on US Platform in the Middle East

The EastWest Institute hosted a panel discussion, 'Towards a thoughtful US platform in the Middle East' for dialogue about the United States' approach in the region.

Sat, Oct 12, 2013

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