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The Embassy Underscores Government’s Attention to Iraqi Community

The embassy hosted a dinner invitation on Tuesday, July 11, for a large group of the Iraqi community: doctors, businessmen, researchers, media professionals, artists, and from other various sectors. The new ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah introduced the community to the priorities of the Iraqi government, and the embassy's work plan to develop relations with the American side and take care of community’s related affairs. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Ambassador Al Khirullah Meets with Honar Issa

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with Honar Issa, Provost of the American University in Kurdistan in Iraq during the latter’s presence in Washington DC on July 3. The two sides engaged in educational discussion touching upon the strategic framework agreement SFA and the principles of education quality assurance to academic institutions. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Insulting Religions is Hatred Behavior against Religions and Multiculturalism

Insulting the Holy Qur’an and the feelings of Muslims is nothing but an offense to all religions. The freedom of expression is not in any way a justification for such acts that justify insulting religions and their symbols. What was committed in terms of insulting the Holy Qur’an in Sweden is a condemned, racial, religious hatred and unjustified act according to all customs and laws. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Ambassador Al Khirullah Meets with Consultant Scott Taylor

Ambassador Al Khirullah met with the founder of Taylor Global Strategies TGS, the consultant Scott Taylor at the Embassy’s headquarters on June 24 and reviewed the government’s orientation to enhance economic opportunities and investments before the international companies, including the American ones to enter the local market of Iraq with a view to exchange expertise and raise the development level in our country. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraq Receives 1st “Boeing 787” from US

The Embassy participated in the ceremony of receiving the 1st “Boeing 787” out of (10) Dreamliner aircrafts according to contract concluded between Iraq & US. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Iraqi Airways, the Civil Aviation Authority and the Boeing Company. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

PM Congratulates Iraqi People on Winning of our U23 Football Team in WAFF Championship

Congratulations to the Iraqi people on the remarkable victory of our U23 football team in WAFF Championship. Their exceptional performance and winning the championship was a testament to their strength and determination. We extend our gratitude to the passionate sports fans whose unwavering support featured Iraq's love for life and peace. We also express our appreciation to all the participating teams for their presence in Iraq and wish them the best of luck in the future. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Ambassador Al Khirullah Receives Sarhang Hamasaeed

The director of Middle East Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC, Mr. Sarhang Hamasaeed congratulared Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah on assuming his new position to the United States of America as he paid a visit to the Embassy’s headquarters on June 15. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

PM receives USIBC Delegation

PM Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani said as he received the Iraq-US Business Council (USIBC) headed by Steve Lutes on June 14, that Iraq is qualified to be an attractive environment for the private sector and foreign companies highlighting that the government has taken a set of decisions to simplify procedures for investors and tackle problems in this respect. The PM pointed out that: Iraq is moving towards oil alternatives that will be available after 2028; we have started investing in the flaring gas sector, which costs us $4 billion per year; the TotalEnergies agreement will supply our country... Read more...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

PM Announces Initiation of New Projects

On June 12, PM Mohammad Shia Al-Sudani announced: "We have started building new residential cities and have contracted to build bridges and tunnels. We plan, after approving the budget, that Iraq will be a workshop in all governorates for construction and reconstruction".

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraq Activates Coordination with GCC Electric Interconnection Project

The government has taken promising actions recently in Iraq to activate the coordination at the ministerial level with respect to GCC electric interconnection project so as to achieve technical stability in Iraqi electricity network & exchanging power supply.

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Iraqi Assyrian Community in US

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received representatives of the Iraqi Assyrian community in US on behalf of active Assyrian Organizations at the Embassy’s headquarters on June 9. They discussed common issues, enhancing communication with the community and referring their demands to the competent Iraqi authorities. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraqi Gov. Declares New Cities Project

The Iraqi Government is intended to declare that the new cities project will be implemented by developers and investment corporates. These cities will create thousands of jobs opportunities and employ more than (48) careers & specialties. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

PM Receives Delegation from J.P. Morgan Bank

PM Mohammad Shia Al-Sudani, said during his meeting with a delegation from J.P. Morgan Bank he received on June 8: "We are continuing to correct the movement of funds, support global trade and the private sector, and stop money laundering operations", "Iraq is on its way towards a huge reconstruction movement in all sectors".

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraqi Council of Ministers Orders to Protect Minorities’ Rights

As a supporting action to protect minorities’ rights, the Iraqi Council of Ministers agreed on June 6 to replace the vacated jobs of various minorities - due to the staff movement - with substitutes from the same components.

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

PM Activates Investment in Iraq

PM Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani is intended to make Iraq an attractive investment hub among the developing countries in the region. The government is actively heading towards activating investment as it has other complementary ideas to the Development Road Project by creating new cities & facilities. Iraq drew a chart for itself to be repositioned according to its regional surroundings, aiming to be a regional hub & a pillar for the stability in the Middle East. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Iraq’s KRG Representative in Washington DC

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah welcomed Iraq’s KRG Representative in Washington DC Mrs. Bayan Abdul Rahman in his office as she congratulated H.E. on embarking his duties as the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to The United States of America.

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023


Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah directed that the e-mail below be dedicated to communicate with the Iraqi community and receive their suggestions, opinions and complaints; the ambassador will personally see all messages received via this e-mail and take the
required procedures duly:

Wed, Jul 26, 2023 Wed, Jul 26, 2023

Eid Al-Adha Mubarak

The staff of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington extends its warmest congratulations and sincere blessings to the members of the Iraqi community in the United States and all Muslims on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Adha, asking the Almighty God to bring it back to you while you are enjoying abundant health and wellness and to preserve our beloved Iraq and perpetuate his blessings to us all.

Tue, Jun 27, 2023 Tue, Jun 27, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Presents his Credentials to US Chief of Protocol

H.E. Nazar Al Khirullah, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United States of America presented his credentials to the chief of protocol of the United States this morning June 6 at the headquarters of the Department of State in Washington DC.

H.E. Al Khairallah conveyed, through this ceremony, the greetings of H.E. the President of the Republic, H.E. PM, H.E. Deputy PM Minister of Foreign Affairs and the people of Iraq expressing his hope that this era would be a beginning for the expansion of political and economic partnership between the two friendly countries ...

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 Tue, Jun 6, 2023

Important announcement

Dear Visitors
The Consular section of Embassy of the Republic of Iraq will be moving to the new address as below starting 6th of June 2023.

3421 Massachusetts Avenue NW D.C.

Tue, May 23, 2023 Tue, May 23, 2023