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President Receives Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq

President Barham Salih welcomed Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Iraq, to the Presidential Office in Baghdad today.
The President emphasized the international organization’s critical role in Iraq, citing efforts the UN has made to support the democratic process across the country as well as highlighting the importance of Iraq as a potential trusted actor that could help reduce regional tension and consolidate international peace and security.

Sun, Sep 1, 2019 Sun, Sep 1, 2019

‏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

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

Announce for foreign Bids/North Refineries Company,One of the Iraqi formations of Ministry of Oil

Announce for foreign Bids/North Refineries Company,One of the Iraqi formations of Ministry of Oil

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

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

Tracking Iraq's Fight Against Daesh

The Government of Iraq has made significant strides against Daesh. Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has pursued an ambitious reform agenda to rebuild Iraq’s military capabilities, root out corruption, and pave the way for displaced persons to return to their homes.

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

President Receives Italian Prime Minister

President Salih met today with the Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Giuseppe Conte. The meeting occurred on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
President Salih said that Iraq seeks to establish productive and mutually beneficial relations with Italy and the European Union.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Wed, Sep 25, 2019

Study in Iraq" Program Launched to Attract International Students for the 2024/2025 Academic Year

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington is pleased to announce the launch of the "Study in Iraq" program aimed at attracting international students to Iraqi universities for the 2024/2025 academic year. The program offers 14,322 academic seats from 59 governmental and private Iraqi universities. 57% of these seats are allocated to full scholarships, while 43% are for partial scholarships. The scholarships are available in medical and health sciences, engineering, pure sciences, agriculture, veterinary, administrative, law and political, educational, and humanities disciplines,... Read more...

Sat, May 4, 2024 Sat, May 4, 2024

Ambassador Faily sits down with Voice of America

Ambassador Faily sat down with Voice of America last week to discuss the latest developments in Iraq. He discussed the ongoing situation in Anbar and disputed the prevailing sectarian narrative, noting the Iraqi government's "evenhanded" approach to tackling extremist groups throughout the country.

Ambassador Faily stressed that Iraq and the United States were cooperating at the highest levels to ensure that Iraq is equipped to fight Al-Qaeda militants. He highlighted aspects of the strategic partnership including cooperation on counter-terrorism and technology-transfer.

Wed, Jan 15, 2014

Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System

Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System.

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Ambassador Faily Statement on US Congressional Commitment to Unified Iraq

"We are pleased that the final defense authorization bill continues Congressional support for a unified Iraq. This legislation helps to ensure that our government and security forces have the resources, training, and military capabilities necessary to defeat the violent and persistent threat of Daesh."

Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Ambassador Faily delivers keynote address at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution

“Totalitarianism in Saddam’s Iraq: Documents as a Window to a Dictatorship” centered around a set of documents that were originally recovered from the Ba’ath Party Headquarters in Baghdad in 2003.

Wed, Jun 4, 2014

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim's Meeting with his Lebanese Counterpart Mr. Gebran Bassil.

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Thu, Sep 26, 2019

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

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

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

Statement by Council of Ministers on Military Operations and International Cooperation

The Council of Minsters issued the following statement today after its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on the relationship between Iraq and the international coalition in the war against Daesh.

Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani Meets with Representatives of Western Media Outlets in Washington

Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani met with representatives from American and Western media outlets in Washington D.C. on Wednesday evening (Baghdad time), discussing Iraq`s bilateral relations with the United States during a crucial and sensitive period marked by escalating regional tensions that threaten to widen the scope of conflict and war.

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

Statement: Foreign Ministry Rejects Bombing that Targeted Koya Sengaq In Erbil

The Foreign Ministry affirms Iraq's keenness on the security of its neighbors and its refusal to use its territory to threaten the security of those countries. It rejects the violation of Iraqi sovereignty by bombing any target within Iraqi territory without prior coordination with the Iraqi authorities to spare civilians the effects of such operations.

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Ambassador Faily participates in Opening Ceremony of Iraqi National Jewish Archive Exhibition

Ambassador Faily participated in the opening ceremony of the Iraqi National Jewish Archive special exhibition “Discovery and Recovery," and the press event on November 6-7, 2013. Both events were held at the National Archive Building in Washington, D.C.

Fri, Nov 8, 2013