News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Ambassador Faily and Mrs. Faily Welcome Iraqi Community in DC to Ramadan Iftar Event

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq hosted an Iftar event to bring together the Iraqi community in Washington, DC.

Wed, Jul 31, 2013

Ambassador Faily Delivers Remarks During Ramadan Iftar Event at Al Hadi Center in Washington, DC

Al Hadi Center Hosted an Iftar Event to Honor Ambassador Faily, where he called for tolerance and peaceful coexistence.

Wed, Jul 31, 2013

Ambassador Faily Attends Ramadan Iftar Event at Imam Ali Center in DC

Imam Ali Center hosted the Iftar event to honor Ambassador Faily, where he delivered remarks to many of those in the Iraqi community living in the United States.

Tue, Jul 30, 2013

Iraq Repatriates Ceremonial Sword

The heritage sword was repatriated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at a private ceremony at Ambassador Faily’s residence in Washington, DC.

Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Ambassador Faily Attends Iraqi Community Soccer Tournament in Washington, DC

Ambassador Faily thanked the players for their dedication to the sport and Iraqi community.

Mon, Jul 22, 2013

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Event to Honor Ambassador Faily

As part of the U.S.-Iraq Business Initiative, the United States Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ambassador Faily for an event that fostered discussions of the enormous trade investment opportunities that exist between Iraq and the U.S.

Fri, Jul 19, 2013

Iraq unveils plans for first new public library since 1970s

Library plans highlight Baghdad’s new Youth City project with a design that will engage and empower visitors. The architectural firm will partner with a New York-based library consulting firm to build a collection of over three million books, including rare manuscripts.

Asharq Al-AwsatTue, Jul 16, 2013 Tue, Jul 16, 2013

A lesson from Iraq

Iraq's new ambassador to the United States is optimistic about the future of Iraq. From the U.N. lifting decades-old sanctions to recent elections and oil production, Mr. Faily has good reason to be looking ahead.

WORLD MagazineFri, Jul 12, 2013 Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Arlington Cemetery Visit, Ambassador Faily

Ambassador Faily honored Americans and Iraqis who have paid the ultimate sacrifices to their countries during a visit to the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

Sun, Jul 14, 2013

Ambassador Faily congratulates Muslims in the United States on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

On behalf of the government and people of Iraq, Ambassador Faily wishes the Muslim world and Arabic and Islamic communities living in the U.S. prosperity and blessings.

Wed, Jul 10, 2013

Wyndham Hotel opens in Iraq

Wyndham Hotel Group announces its entry into Iraq with hopes of attracting business and leisure travelers to its new hotel in Kurdistan.

eTurboNewsMon, Jul 8, 2013 Tue, Jul 9, 2013

Grasp Iraq’s Outstretched Hand

Iraq's economic potential continues to grow. Citigroup says Iraq could be a $2 trillion economy by 2050 and Ambassador Faily has reiterated that increased investments in Iraq reflect a more positive era in U.S.-Iraq relations.

Commentary MagazineFri, Jul 5, 2013 Mon, Jul 8, 2013

JPMorgan Deepens Iraq Business After Citi, Standard Chartered

JPMorgan signed a one-year agreement to help the Trade Bank of Iraq finance imports of goods and services as Iraq continues to strengthen its economy.

BloombergSun, Jul 7, 2013 Mon, Jul 8, 2013

Embassy of Iraq Congratulates American People on Occasion of Independence Day

July 4, 2013 -- The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington, DC congratulates the American people and government on the occasion of Independence Day and wishes the American people further progress and prosperity.

Fri, Jul 5, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Holds Meetings with Under Secretary for Political Affairs, State Department Officials

Discussions included human rights, political cooperation, the economic side of the Strategic Framework Agreement and educational partnerships.

Wed, Jul 3, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Delivers Remarks at US-Iraq Higher Education Conference

"Transactional, Transitional, Transformational: Changing the Paradigm on American and Iraqi Cooperation," was organized by the Iraqi Cultural Office and the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation Office to the U.S., with support from the U.S. Department of State.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily visits U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Mr. Faily observed the process of restoring and maintaining the Iraqi Jewish Archive and discussed final phases of the repatriation of the Archive to Iraq.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Secretary-General of Arab League Welcomes New UN Resolution

Mr. Nabil Elaraby contacted Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to welcome Iraq's exit from Chapter VII sanctions and said he considers the decision an historical achievement.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Foreign Minister Delivers Historical Statement after UNSC Adopts Resolution to Remove Iraq from Chapter VII

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari expressed Iraq's appreciation for the UN Secretary General's efforts to remove Iraq from Chapter VII sanctions and noted that Iraq has regained full sovereignty as an effective member in the international community through this resolution.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Attends Graduation Ceremony for Iraqi Pilot Students of F-16 Military Aircrafts

Mr. Faily conveyed congratulations on behalf of the government and people of his country to the Iraqi pilots, who were trained in the United States, on their exceptional efforts to successfully pass the program.

Fri, Jun 28, 2013

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