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Pope Francis to Visit Iraq Next March

It is with great pleasure for us to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Iraq from 5 to 8 March 2021.

The Pope’s visit to Iraq, Mesopotamia, the land of Messengers and Prophets, and the homeland of Ur and Prophet Abraham represents a historic event and is considered support for all Iraqis.

It also represents a message of peace to Iraq and the entire region, affirms the unity of the humanitarian position in confronting extremism and conflicts, and promotes diversity, tolerance and coexistence.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 7, 2020 Mon, Dec 7, 2020

PM Al-Abadi: continued success of liberation operations with the latest in Hawija a victory for the Iraqis and we will not relent in this mission

October -5- 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi said that the latest success in the liberation of Iraqi cities in Hawija and the defeat for Daesh is a success for all of us as Iraqis and for our friends and supporters because it is a common enemy and this cooperation must continue to eliminate the danger.

During his meeting with the French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly, PM Al-Abadi added: “We look forward to a broader cooperation with the French side in the field of armament, training and intelligence cooperation.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Oct 5, 2017 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

PM al-Abadi Receives A Call from PM of Turkey

Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi received on Saturday a phone call from the Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Ben Ali Yildirim .
Mr. Yildirim extended his Excellency's condolences and that of the Turkish people for the martyrdom of a number of pilgrims visiting the shrine of Imam Hussein, commenting that: "Those who perpetrated this crime are the same murderers who killed Imam Hussein (PBUH) "."They are our common enemies. Iraq and Turkey are fighting terrorism together".
Yildirim commended victories and successes achieved by the Iraqi forces on Daesh gangs under al-Abadi's wise... Read more...

Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Pioneering programme to train unemployed Iraqis

The program from Iraq’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affair will help people gain experience and develop planning skills., a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Feb 27, 2014 Wed, Mar 5, 2014

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    Peacebuilding Reality Show for Iraqi Youth Gains Pan-Arab Appeal

    Salam Shabab, filmed by Iraqi producers with the support of the United States Institute of Peace, seeks to empower Iraqi teens with the skills and values needed to become next-generation peacebuilders.

    United States Institute of PeaceMon, Sep 16, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

    Parl. Speaker receives former US Ambassador Robert Ford

    The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday received former US Ambassador to Iraq and researcher at the Middle East Institute in Washington Robert Ford.

    During the meeting, H.E. the Speaker discussed the political developments in Iraq and the security stability achieved after the victory in the war against ISIS terrorist organization.

    Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

    Paress Statement

    The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the bombing of the Headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces brigade by the US forces, which we view as a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of Iraq, and a condemned act, which is rejected by all customs and laws that govern relations between states.

    Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 30, 2019 Mon, Dec 30, 2019

    Opportunities for Family Offices in Iraq

    Iraq's continued economic growth presents new opportunities for individuals interested in frontier investments, an environment that attracts many family offices.

    CampdenFBThu, Oct 17, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

    One of 7 wonders of the world finally tracked down

    There has long been a slight problem with the declaration of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world -- there was no proof it actually existed. Now, an Oxford University researcher says...

    USA TodayMon, May 6, 2013 Tue, May 7, 2013

    On the Occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan

    The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq extends its well wishes to Iraqi people and Islamic countries on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan. May Allah bless our nation with peace.

    Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Oil Exports from Southern Iraq Fields Hit Record Level

    Iraq's Oil Minister said exports from the south reached three million bpd for the first time in the country’s history.

    NRTMon, Jun 1, 2015 Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    Official Statement on the Killing of Iraqi Citizen, Ahmed Ibrahim al-Jumaili

    The Consulate General of the Republic of Iraq in Los Angeles has followed with great interest along with the Dallas Police Department and their Special Investigations Unit, regarding the shooting that took place on March 4th, 2015 in the city of Dallas, Texas, in which the life of Iraqi citizen Ahmed Adnan Ibrahim al-Jumaili was claimed while he was taking pictures in front of his home.

    Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    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

    New Iraqi National Park May Be a Game Changer

    Iraq recently decreed its first official national park, marking a positive step for the country's environmental future and protection of the central marshes of Iraq.

    National GeographicWed, Jul 31, 2013 Tue, Aug 6, 2013

    New Iraqi law aims to combat illiteracy, school dropout rates

    Iraqi parliament approved a law under which students will receive monthly financial grants to help their parents provide for their school needs., a service of Al-ShorfaMon, Jan 6, 2014 Wed, Jan 8, 2014

    New Gulf infrastructure opens up export growth

    A new platform metering crude in the Basra Gulf was put into action.

    Iraq Oil ReportWed, Jun 4, 2014 Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    New Baghdad housing project to serve widows, orphans

    The Iraqi Ministry of Construction and Housing laid the foundation stone for a new housing compound in Baghdad's al-Nahrawan district., a service of Al-ShorfaFri, May 16, 2014 Wed, May 21, 2014

    National Iraqi survey shows decline in poverty levels

    The Iraqi Ministry of Planning recently announced a decline in poverty levels in the country from 2007 to 2012, alongside a rise in average per capita monthly expenditure., a service of Al-ShorfaTue, Aug 6, 2013 Tue, Aug 13, 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