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Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani Receives Delegation from Baker Hughes in Washington

Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani welcomed a delegation from the American company Baker Hughes at his residence in Washington, D.C., early Thursday morning (Baghdad time).
During the meeting, they discussed the company`s operations in Iraq in the oil and gas sectors. The Prime Minister stressed that gas projects are a priority for the government to meet the needs of power stations and to stop the environmental damage caused by gas flaring. He encouraged the company to contribute to establishing a chemical plant for materials used in drilling and oil extraction processes.

Fri, May 3, 2024 Fri, May 3, 2024

Embassy of the Republic of Iraq Cultural Series

The Embassy's Cultural Series or program represents a series of cultural evenings held by the Embassy and conducted by the Embassy's desk for Cultural Affairs on monthly or bimonthly basis at the Embassy consular Section (1801 P Street, NW, Washington DC 20036). The Series revolves around topics and events whose aim is to shed more light on the world various cultures & heritage and to consolidate and contribute to a cultural integration between Iraq: Mesopotamia; the cradle of civilization and the other world cultures and civilizations... Read more...

Tue, Sep 11, 2018

President Attends Opening of 2019 UN General Assembly Meeting

Today, President Salih attended the opening of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City.
His Excellency is set to deliver a speech to the assembled world leaders tomorrow, updating the distinguished body on Iraq’s latest accomplishments and developments.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Prime Minister Al-Abadi meets with Vice President Biden

The leaders emphasized continued support for Iraq in the areas of armament, training and advice, as well as supporting efforts to address the consequences of falling oil prices.

Thu, Oct 1, 2015

H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inaugurate the Tokyo's Conference on Supporting Job Creation

April -5- 2018

Wed, Apr 11, 2018 Thu, Apr 5, 2018

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Steve Lutes at US Chamber of Commerce

On July 13, Ambassador Al Khirullah met with Steve Lutes, Vice President of Middle East Affairs at US Chamber of Commerce and Head of Iraqi-American Business Council (USIBC) and discussed with him the meetings’ outcome of the Iraqi-American Business Council’s delegation visit to Iraq last June, highlighting the government’s orientation towards boosting commercial relations and partnership between the private sector of both countries; and reviewing the government’s priorities on energy, renewable energy, desalination and cooperation in health sector between both countries’ institutes. ...... Read more...

Thu, Aug 17, 2023 Thu, Aug 17, 2023

General Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/ Testing and Fixing Tools for SIMATIC Net Profibus PCF Fiber Optic/ 384/2017/E

General Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/ Testing and Fixing Tools for SIMATIC Net Profibus PCF Fiber Optic/ 384/2017/E

Tue, May 30, 2017

PRESIDENT, ADDRESSING IRAQ'S PEOPLE, AGREES ON HOLDING SNAP ELECTIONS BY ADOPTING NEW ELECTORAL LAW AND FRESH ELECTORAL COMMISSION

President Salih confirmed that he would approve early elections by adopting to the new electoral Law and a new Electoral Commission.

Addressing the Iraqis People on Thursday evening, President Salih said that, "The Prime Minister had agreed to resign, asking political blocs to agree on appointing an acceptable alternative, taking into their considerations the constitutional and legal contexts that would prevent a constitutional void."

Fri, Nov 1, 2019 Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Clarification on status of the Development Fund for Iraq

Washington, DC (June 5, 2014) – In response to several queries regarding the U.S. government’s recent decision to terminate immunities granted to the Development Fund for Iraq and other Iraqi entities, the Embassy of Iraq would like to make the following clarification:

The Republic of Iraq welcomes the decision by the U.S. government to remove decade-old immunities that were granted to protect certain Iraqi financial entities and sectors from lawsuits following the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014

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

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

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

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