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The Reemergence of the Iraqi Scientific Community

The establishment of the Iraqi Virtual Science Library, developed in collaboration with the US Departments of State and Defense and the National Academies of Science, fosters knowledge by allowing professionals to conduct research and share their findings with the Iraqi scientific community.

Wired.comFri, Oct 18, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

The signing of a number of memorandums of understanding in the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Hassan Rouhani

In the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani, in Baghdad this evening and at the end of the joint talks' session, a number of memoranda of understanding were signed in the fields of oil, trade, health and transport for the establishment of railways between Basra and Shalamjah, visas facilitating to Businessmen and investors.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Mar 11, 2019 Tue, Mar 12, 2019

The Starting of Bilateral Meeting Between Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The bilateral meeting has started between Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov .

Both side, discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption holds its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Prime Minister welcomed the representative of the civil society organizations that concerned with combating corruption as an observer,

Iraq Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiSun, Mar 3, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell reception honoring His Excellency Lukman Faily

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell reception on Thursday May 26th 2013 honoring His Excellency Lukman Faily Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United State. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Iraq Director expressed his appreciation for the support of H.E. Ambassador Faily in developing the business partnership of both countries. The event included a farewell speech from H.E. Ambassador Faily to the business community upon ending his tenure by thanking the support of the chamber and its members, confirming that Iraq will continue to welcome U.S.

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

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

Tracking Progess of Iraq's New Government

On September 8, 2014, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s new government outlined a broad agenda designed to unite the country as it faces an existential threat from Daesh. This agenda is based on a number of key measures that seek to reform and reinvigorate the country’s socioeconomic, political and military institutions.

Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Travelport Opens New Office in Iraq

Travelport, a global travel industry services provider headquartered in the United States, recently cemented its presence in Iraq with the opening of a new Erbil office.

TravelportWed, Aug 21, 2013 Fri, Aug 23, 2013

Tripartite Meeting between Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim and his Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and the Foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Sameh Shoukry held a tripartite meeting on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 26, 2019 Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Tripartite Meeting of Foreign Minister with Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended a meeting which included Mr. Sameh Shukri Egypt’s Foreign Minister and Jordan's Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi.

The participants reviewed ways to enhance cooperation, coordination and tripartite integration in various fields within the framework of the historical relations between the three countries and the possibility of achieving strategic and economic interests to meet the aspirations of the peoples of the brotherly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Trips to Ancient Iraq

Steppes Travel, a company specializing in cultural and archaeological tours, will offer trips to Erbil, which is frequently referred to as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

The New York TimesWed, Oct 9, 2013 Fri, Oct 18, 2013

Twitter Q & A with Iraq’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Iraq’s Ambassador to the United States, Lukman Faily, responded to questions via Twitter for the first time since officially taking the post in July 2013. Coming on the heels of his recent trip to Baghdad, Ambassador Faily held the Twitter Q & A to discuss Iraq’s role as a critical global partner of the US and a stabilizing force in the Middle East.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for end to Saddam-era sanctions against Iraq

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the end of the threat of sanctions against Iraq for its 1990 invasion of Kuwait amid a significant thaw between the neighbors. Ban said both governments have shown "statesmanship and respect" in healing the scars of the invasion.

Agence France-PresseTue, Jun 18, 2013 Wed, Jun 19, 2013

U.N. Secretary-General Holds Talks in Baghdad

Prime Minister Maliki praised the role that the United Nations plays through its mission in Iraq (UNAMI) and thanked Mr. Ban Ki-moon for supporting the Iraqi government in the fight against terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 14, 2014 Fri, Jan 17, 2014

U.N. Security Council eases sanctions on Iraq over 1990 invasion of Kuwait

The U.N. Council’s decision reflects a new beginning for Iraq and Kuwait and serves as an example to other nations seeking to settle disputes peacefully.

Fri, Jun 28, 2013

U.N. Security Council Votes to Remove Iraq from Chapter VII Sanctions

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously voted to remove Iraq from Chapter VII of the UN Charter, moving the country a step closer to ending UN sanctions imposed over two decades ago.

Thu, Jun 27, 2013

U.N. starts first aid airlifts to Syria from Iraq as cold grips

The United Nations sent its first delivery of humanitarian aid by air to Syria from Arbil, Iraq on Sunday and said it plans to deliver more food and winter supplies in the next 12 days.

The U.N. said two planes are expected to do 23 rotations over the next 10 days. The aid includes planeloads of food, for more than 6,000 Syrian families for the rest of December.

ReutersSun, Dec 15, 2013 Tue, Dec 17, 2013

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Event to Honor Ambassador Faily

As part of the U.S.-Iraq Business Initiative, the United States Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ambassador Faily for an event that fostered discussions of the enormous trade investment opportunities that exist between Iraq and the U.S.

Fri, Jul 19, 2013

U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: Educational Programs and Scholarships Available

The U.S. State Department supports a variety of educational programs, scholarships and opportunities for Iraqi scholars, students and professionals.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013