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Foreign Ministry congratulates the courageous Iraqi Yazidi Mrs. Nadia Murad for winning the Nobel Peace Prize

The Foreign Ministry congratulates the courageous Iraqi Yazidi Mrs. Nadia Murad for winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

The ministry considers this victory a new victory for all Iraq components in all its religions and nationalities and to Iraqi women sacrifices in particular.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 7, 2018 Sun, Oct 7, 2018

Foreign ministry held a memorial ceremony of the victims of the terroristic attack on 2009 and emphasizes its adherence to the national approach

Iraqi Foreign ministry remembers on the nineteenth of August the criminal of the terroristic attack by the terrorists group on 2009, Where the ministry lost innocent martyrs from its guards, employees and diplomatic staff, an addition of many of wounded , at the same time of targeting the headquarter of the UN mission on 2003, where Mr. Serjeo De Milo died who is the special envoy of the UN general secretary, with many of the employee of the international mission.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 19, 2017 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Foreign Ministry Holds Memorial Ceremony for Martyrs of Terrorist Attack in 2009

The Foreign Ministry held a memorial service in memory of the Ministry's martyrs who died in the terrorist bombing in 2009 and in the memory of the death of the UN Secretary-General's representative Mr.Sergio De Mello in the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad.

Excellency Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari gave a speech in the presence of Minister of Defense Mr. Irfan Al-Hayali, Minister of Interior Mr. Qassim Al-Araji and a number of ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Baghdad.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 4, 2018 Tue, Sep 4, 2018

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesmam Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

(18) of the victims of the traffic accident in Syria and (3) were wounded on board the air transport plane, which will took off from Damascus airport to the Najaf airport.

May Allah grant mercy to all the victims and recovery for the wounded.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 10, 2020 Tue, Mar 10, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Crisis Cell at the Foreign Ministry held a meeting to discuss procedures for facilitating the return of Iraqi citizens stranded in a number of countries, in cooperation with our missions abroad and in coordination with the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority. In addition to travel procedures for diplomats working in Iraq and resident foreign communities.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 29, 2020 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

11 new cases of Coronavirus infection were registered among the Iraqi community in Belgium. The total number of cases of the Iraqi community abroad reached 43 cases distributed accordingly:

Belgium 11
Jordan 10
Italy 6
Los Angeles 5
Britain 5
Canada 3
Lebanon 2
Iran 1

In addition to two deaths, one in UK and the second in Norway
On their part, our embassies in these countries make every effort to follow up the conditions of those infected and provide them with medical care.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 29, 2020 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

We would like to clarify to the public that the sums mentioned are not a grant or a donation, and they only include very exceptional cases of those who are out of reach , and the sums would be sent by their families in Iraq. Our procedures are subject to the rules of banking transactions in each State.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

We would like to clarify to the public that the sums mentioned are not a grant or a donation, and they only include very exceptional cases of those who are out of reach , and the sums would be sent by their families in Iraq. Our procedures are subject to the rules of banking transactions in each State.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out by the Turkish side, which resulted in loss of life and property, the Foreign Minister directed the summoning of the Turkish Ambassador in Baghdad to deliver him a letter of protest.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 16, 2020 Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the meeting of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level in its extraordinary session through video conference to discuss the steps and measures that can be taken in the implementation of the Israeli entity’s plan to annex the West Bank or parts of it.

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim emphasised in his speech that the challenge facing our Arab nation and the Palestinian issue is not less serious than the global challenge posed by the Coronavirus.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 30, 2020 Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry and through the efforts of our embassies deployed throughout the countries of the world since the beginning of the procedures of the ban and closures and stoppage of flights have worked with great effort to transport thousands of Iraqis stranded in more than (19) countries, and returned about (13836) to the country through (70) air flights
and two land trips, in coordination with the Iraqi Airways and the concerned sides in the workplaces of our missions.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 30, 2020 Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The Foreign Minister directs the Iraqi embassies in China, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Italy and Singapore to stop granting entry visas to expatriates and exclude Iraqis from these countries, as well as diplomats working in diplomatic missions, and official delegations provided they are subject to the procedures of the Ministry of Health.

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein discussed with the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf several issues related to Iraq, and called for the formation of a committee to follow up on the outcomes of the Kuwait Donor Conference and coordinate with the World Bank, and stressed the need to create a mechanism for joint work with the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Dec 6, 2020 Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Foreign Minister Mr. Fouad Hussein met with the United States Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller.
At the beginning of the meeting, the American Ambassador expressed his congratulations the Minister on the assumption of his position as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 8, 2020 Mon, Jun 8, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein gave Iraq’s speech at the emergency meeting of the League of Arab States Council to discuss developments in Libya and the crisis of the Renaissance Dam, and stressed the...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 23, 2022 Mon, Jul 25, 2022

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, participates in webinar (via closed-circuit television) to discuss the situation of refugees and displaced persons during the pandemic with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Pakistan, and a representative of the European Union and the High Commissioner for Refugees and Displaced Persons.

The webinar seeks to answer important questions, including:

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 9, 2020 Tue, Jun 9, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Upon the follow-up of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein, and the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Kuwait, (6) tanks loaded with (150) tons of medical oxygen arrived to Iraq which is the second batch that Iraq purchased.

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr.Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry through the efforts of our embassies deployed throughout the countries of the world, and with high efforts of the Crisis Cell and the Protocol Department at the Ministry since the start of the ban and closure procedures, and the suspension of flights have worked hard to transport Iraqis stranded in more than (22) countries, returned about (16041) citizens, by (81) air flights , (3) land trips in coordination with the Iraqi Airways , the Civil Aviation Authority, and the concerned authorities in the workplaces of our diplomatic and consular missions.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 9, 2020 Mon, May 11, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman: Al-Sahaf: We coordinated the return of thousands of Iraqis and devoted ourselves to national response diplomacy

Since the beginning of the crisis of the outbreak of the pandemic of Covid-19, the Foreign Ministry worked in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport to organize an air route to rescue Iraqi travelers stranded in countries where the pandemic has occurred, and we have also worked on forming crisis cells in cooperation with our embassies abroad to monitor the infected among the Iraqi communities, track their health conditions and secure supplies for their families to alleviate their suffering.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 8, 2020 Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Foreign Ministry Pays Condolence to Indonesia for Plane Crash

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry expressed its condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the crash of the Indonesian passenger plane which crashed today off the coast of Java, and claimed the lives of 189 people.

Tue, Oct 30, 2018 Tue, Oct 30, 2018