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MOFA Condemns Terrorist Act Tried to Target Holy Shrine in Mecca

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns and denounces the terrorist act that tried to target the Holy Shrine in Mecca. The ministry asserts Iraq's solidarity with fraternal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against the terrorist gangs that targets its security and stability.

Such attacks reveal the deviation of the ideology of these gangs, which adopt radical terrorist approach, driving them to attack the most Holiest Shrines in Ramadan. A thing that requires exerting further efforts so as to uproot terrorism's sources of support and finance, and its ideological hotbeds."

Thu, Jul 6, 2017

Embassy of Iraq mourns death of Iraq F-16 pilot

June 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq deeply mourns the death of the Iraqi F-16 pilot Rasid Hasan, after his plane crashed during a training mission at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona.

Brigadier General Hasan's dedication to serving his country will continue to be honored and remembered among our nation.

May Allah rest his soul in peace and give his family and loved ones strength and comfort during this difficult time.

العربية.

Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Ambassador Faily attends delivery ceremony of Boeing plane to Iraq

SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 -- Ambassador Faily participated in a ceremony at the headquarters of the Seattle-based company, Boeing, marking the delivery of the third Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft to Iraqi Airways. The ceremony included a high-level delegation from the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation and the Iraqi commercial attaché to the United States.

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

IRAQI LEADERSHIP STRESSES ON ENSURING PROTECTION OF PROTESTORS, MEETING THEIR LEGITIMATE DEMANDS

The President hosted a meeting today at the al-Salam Palace on meeting protestors Demands.
In addition to President Salih, Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi, Speaker of parliament Mohammed al-Halbouosi, and Head of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Fa'iq Zidan attended the meeting.
All meeting participates discussed the current political and security situations across the country, asserted the importance of setting a deadline for meeting protestors' legitimate demands regarding the reforms and combating of corruption.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Thu, Oct 24, 2019

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Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Iraq Holds First Provincial Elections Since U.S. Troop Withdrawal

On Saturday, April 20, 2013, Iraq held its first elections since the withdrawal of U.S. troops. The voting process went smoothly without any major security incidents reported.

Tue, Apr 23, 2013

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meets with Kuwaiti Prime Minister

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met with Kuwait’s prime minister on June 12, 2013. The meeting signaled improving relations between the neighboring countries. The leaders hailed the recent talks as the start of a new chapter in their relationship and signed a series of agreements aimed at improving bilateral ties.

The Washington PostWed, Jun 12, 2013 Thu, Jun 13, 2013

Nouri al-Maliki: The U.S. has a foreign-policy partner in Iraq

On the 10th anniversary of the overthrow of Saddam Hussien, Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki penned an opinion piece in the Washington Post discussing the importance of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership.

The Washington PostMon, Apr 8, 2013 Sun, Apr 14, 2013

Hoshyar Zebari: Iraq and the United States face a common enemy in the Islamic State

"We face a common enemy. We must wage a common struggle. And we must win a common victory for the sake of people everywhere and generations yet unborn."

The Washington PostFri, Aug 22, 2014 Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Iraq: the world's next big eco-tourism destination?

Iraq's southern marshes could become a centre for eco-tourism, based around floating hotels and guided wildlife tours, according to the winner of one of the world's most prestigious environmental prizes.

The marshlands between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers are frequently described as the Garden of Eden or the Cradle of Civilisation.

The TelegraphWed, Apr 17, 2013 Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Shell, Mitsubishi Will Start Iraq Plant on April 15

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and Mitsubishi Corp. (8058) will start capturing gas from Iraq’s oil fields next week in a $17 billion project known as Basra Gas Co.

“Basra Gas Co. will start operations officially on April 15,” said Ali Hussain Khudayir, director general of South Gas Co., which represents the Iraqi government’s controlling stake in the Basra Gas Co. venture.

BloombergThu, Apr 11, 2013 Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Iraq Expands Airport to Shake off War-Torn Era With Bigger Fleet

Coinciding with efforts to revive its travel industry and lure tourists, Iraq plans to construct a new central airport with a capacity of 20 million passengers a year. Iraq will also continue fleet expansion and revamping of its civil aviation infrastructure.

BloombergSat, Aug 24, 2013 Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Iraq Pumps Crude at Record Level Amid Plummeting Prices

Iraq is pumping crude at a record pace and will continue to boost exports this year amid a supply glut that’s pushed prices down, Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said.

BloombergMon, Jan 19, 2015 Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Citigroup Opens in Iraq as CEO Scales Back Some Markets

Citigroup Inc. said it’s seeking to benefit from an estimated $1 trillion of infrastructure spending in Iraq as the country rebuilds roads and bridges after the war. This comes as Citigroup's CEO seeks to scale back operations in other nations.

BloombergWed, Jun 26, 2013 Wed, Jun 26, 2013

Iraq Buys $1.56 Billion of Gold, Biggest Purchase in 3 Years

The Central Bank of Iraq acquired the gold to help stabilize the Iraqi dinar against foreign currencies.

BloombergTue, Mar 25, 2014 Thu, Apr 3, 2014

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

Shell to Start Iraq Oil Output Amid Plans for Saudi Investments

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) will start producing crude at Iraq’s Majnoon oil field as early as next month and plans to increase energy investments in Saudi Arabia, its regional vice president said.

BloombergThu, May 16, 2013 Wed, May 22, 2013

Iraq Generates Increased Revenue From Crude Exports in July

The Oil Ministry reports that Iraq generated 6.9 percent more from crude sales in July, compared with the previous month.

BloombergTue, Aug 20, 2013 Tue, Aug 27, 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

Azzam Alwash of Iraq Receives 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize

"...the Mesopotamian marshes are starting to flourish again as a result of Alwash’s advocacy. Almost half of the original area is now flooded again, and the Sumerians have begun to reestablish their lives. In what is perhaps the most telling evidence of his success elevating the importance of the environment in Iraq, the restored marshes are slated to be established as the country’s first national park in the spring of 2013."

The Goldman Environmental PrizeMon, Apr 15, 2013 Mon, Apr 15, 2013

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