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The Embassy Hosts Evening Dialogue on Iraqi-American Relations and Middle East Updated Dynamics

As part of ongoing efforts to bolster bilateral relations and deepen mutual understanding, the Iraqi Embassy in Washington hosted an "evening dialogue" event where H.E. Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received an elite group of prominent journalists from leading global media institutes, including CNN, Al-Monitor, Foreign Policy, Asharq News, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Hill, BLOOMBERG, News Hour, POLITICO, and AFP; they exchanged an open and constructive dialogue on Iraqi-American relations, the international coalition, and the changing dynamics in the Middle East... Read more...

Sun, Feb 11, 2024 Sun, Feb 11, 2024

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington Organizes Cultural Event Celebrating Women's Diplomacy and Iraqi Heritage

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington organized a cultural event on January 31, 2024, hosting a group of members of the organization (THIS), which includes foreign diplomats and diplomats' spouses residing in Washington. This event familiarized the audience deeply with the rich and diverse Iraqi customs and traditions; it featured screenings of short films that highlight the history and achievements of the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia to humanity. ...

Sun, Feb 11, 2024 Sun, Feb 11, 2024

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq Strengthens Communication Bridges with International Press in DC Washington

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in the United States hosted a group of members of the National Press Club and the International Correspondents Committee at a reception held at the embassy's headquarters reflecting Iraq's commitment to building and enhancing communication bridges with the external world. The event offered a unique platform for open dialogue and idea exchange between diplomats and international journalists.

During the reception, Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah emphasized the importance of bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States, highlighting the... Read more...

Sun, Feb 11, 2024 Sun, Feb 11, 2024

From Challenge to Achievement: Iraqi Embassy in Washington Celebrates Two Decades of Democracy in Iraq

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington organized a seminar entitled “Twenty Years of Challenge and Achievement: The Iraqis’ Journey Toward Democracy” which highlighted the progress achieved by Iraq in the field of democracy and political stability, the positive developments that Iraq has witnessed, and the importance of moving forward in the process of overcoming challenges and celebrating achievements.

H.E. Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah delivered his opening remarks at the event, stressing the importance of the past two decades in shaping the political system and... Read more...

Mon, Jan 22, 2024 Mon, Jan 22, 2024

‏Celebrating Ezidi Fasting Festival: Message from Embassy of Republic of Iraq in Washington

On the auspicious occasion of the Ezidi Fasting Festival, the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington is delighted to extend its warmest wishes and heartfelt congratulations to the Ezidis of Iraq and around the world.

‏This occasion serves as an opportunity to reaffirm our belief in cultural and ethnic diversity as the foundation of Iraq's strength and stability. We cherish our rich heritage and consider the cultural and religious plurality of our society as what makes it unique and distinct.

Fri, Dec 15, 2023 Fri, Dec 15, 2023

Standing Strong: A Reminder of Victory and Re-Establishment in Iraq

By H.E. Amb. Nazar Al Khirullah

On this day, we stand to commemorate the Victory Day against “Da’esh” terrorist groups, a day when Iraqis demonstrated exceptional courage and unwavering will in the face of terrorism. Our fight against terrorist ”Da’esh” has not only been in defense of our land, but also in defense of humanitarian and civilizational values.

We will never forget the heroics demonstrated by the sons and daughters of Iraq in this battle. Our brave soldiers, our security forces, our Popular Mobilization Forces, our Peshmerga, and everyone who contributed to this... Read more...

Sun, Dec 10, 2023 Sun, Dec 10, 2023

An Invitation to Preserve Our Heritage: Handing Over Iraqi Cultural Works and Artifacts

In light of the Iraqi government's efforts to protect and preserve Iraq's cultural and historical heritage, the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington calls upon all Iraqis and friends to contribute to these efforts by handing over any Iraqi visual works (archaeological & cultural artifacts) whether original or replica, they may possess.
This call reaffirms the importance of our national heritage as an integral part of our cultural and historical identity, which requires all of us to work together to protect and preserve it.

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 Fri, Dec 1, 2023

Marking 99th Anniversary of Establishment of Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On this prominent celebratory day, we recall the 99th anniversary of the establishment of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We remember with pride and appreciation the pivotal role this ministry has played in shaping and guiding the course of Iraqi diplomacy. …

Fri, Nov 24, 2023 Fri, Nov 24, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Members of US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with a group of members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom at the Embassy’s building. The Ambassador reviewed the course of political action in Iraq and affirmed the Iraq government’s commitment to achieving the interests of its people of all sects and respecting their human rights, in accordance with what is stipulated in the Iraqi Constitution, which guarantees peaceful coexistence.

Thu, Nov 2, 2023 Thu, Nov 2, 2023

Amb. Nazar Al Khirullah Meets with Mayor of Houston

Amb. Nazar Al Khirullah met with the Mayor of the city of Houston in the state of Texas; they discussed opportunities for cooperation between both sides in the fields of oil, gas and renewable energy.

Tue, Oct 31, 2023 Tue, Oct 31, 2023

The Embassy of Republic of Iraq in Washington Organizes Solidarity and Mourning Gathering Following Zionist Entity’s Bombing of Alma’madani “Baptist” Hospital in Gaza Strip

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq organized a solidarity and mourning gathering where Al-Fatihah Surah was read, out of loyalty and respect to the innocent souls of the brotherly Palestinian people, who were martyred as a result of the Zionist entity’s bombing of the Alma’madani “Baptist” Hospital in the Gaza Strip in Palestine.

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 Wed, Oct 18, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Democrat Moulton

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with the Democratic representative from Massachusetts Moulton, and co-chair of the Iraq Support Group in the US Congress. Common issues and bilateral relations between both countries were discussed, and representative Moulton expressed his desire to visit Iraq.

Mon, Oct 16, 2023 Mon, Oct 16, 2023

Iraq’s National Day

On the occasion of Iraq’s National Day, we proudly and fondly recall our ancient history and rich heritage; we commend the steadfastness and perseverance of Iraqis, wishing our cherished country further development, progress and prosperity

Tue, Oct 3, 2023 Tue, Oct 3, 2023

The Embassy Invites American Companies to Participate in BIF

The Head of the Economic Section in Iraq Bureau at the US State Department, Mr. Casey Bonfield visited the Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC where the economic relations between Iraq and the US were discussed …

Fri, Sep 29, 2023 Fri, Sep 29, 2023

The Embassy Opens Book of Condolences Following Al-Hamdaniyah Fire

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC has opened a book of condolences in its building in honor of the victims of the unfortunate fire accident in Al-Hamdaniyah-Baghdida district in Nineveh Governorate, starting today until Friday 29th, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm …

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Condolence

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC extends its sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of the victims in the unfortunate fire accident in Al-Hamdaniya - Baghdida district in Nineveh Governorate. ...

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Damon M. Wilson

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with the President of the National Endowment for Democracy, Mr. Damon Mac Wilson, along with his specialized research team in the Middle East and Iraq regions. During the meeting, ways of joint cooperation and expansion of research and training partnerships were discussed in accordance with democratic goals in Iraq ...

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Mr. Stephen Hadley

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received the former US Deputy National Security Advisor, Mr. Stephen Hadley at the Embassy building as they discussed the prospects for the future of bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States of America as well as issues of common interest in the region and the world.

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mr. Brian Mast

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with a member of the US House of Representatives, Republican Brian Mast at the headquarters of the US Congress where they discussed a set of bilateral issues with the US under Strategic Framework Agreement SFA, and ways to promote common interests between both countries. ...

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Thu, Sep 14, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mrs. Taylor & Mr. Bittner

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received Mrs. Victoria Taylor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraqi Affairs, and Mr. Steve Bittner, Iraq’s desk expert at the Embassy; ...

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Thu, Sep 14, 2023