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Maritime traffic remains normal at Iraqi ports

Recent arrivals have included food shipments for Iraqi citizens, with more shipments expected from world suppliers.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaTue, Jul 8, 2014 Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Lukman Faily: Iraq seeks strong, enduring partnership with United States

Ambassador Faily illustrates in an opinion piece in the San Jose Mercury News why Iraq yearns for a stronger partnership with the U.S., discusses the gratitude for all that America has done to help free Iraq from terrorism and tyranny, and reiterates that the U.S. has a no more committed Middle East partner than Iraq.

San Jose Mercury NewsTue, Sep 3, 2013 Tue, Sep 3, 2013

Launching the “Study in Iraq” program

To strengthen friendly and peaceful relations between Iraq and the people of other countries through cultural exchange, the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington is pleased to announce the launch of the “Study in Iraq” Program by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, starting March 15, 2023. ...

Mon, Apr 17, 2023 Mon, Apr 17, 2023

LA Consulate General hosts 2015 Mobile Consulate

The Embassy of Iraq and LA Consulate General will host a 2015 Mobile Consulate in the following states: California, Arizona, Texas, Washington.

Wed, Dec 24, 2014

Kuwait Airways Resumes Service to Iraq

Kuwait's national airline resumed flights to Iraq in the latest sign of improved ties between the neighboring countries.

ReutersThu, Nov 21, 2013 Thu, Nov 21, 2013

Karbala installs water monitoring stations

The stations are part of a national strategic project and will serve as important "early warning signals" for environmental and health hazards.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, May 22, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014

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

Jordan, Iraq, Egypt join hands on natural gas, oil

The government expects an oil pipeline from Iraq to deliver 1 million barrels of oil to the Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba by 2018.

UPI - United Press InternationalFri, Mar 7, 2014 Mon, Mar 10, 2014

Joint Statement on the Iraq-U.S. Higher Coordinating Committee

The following statement was released by the governments of the Republic of Iraq and the governments of the United States of America

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The delegation of the Republic of Iraq, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, and the delegation of the United States, led by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, co-chaired a Higher Coordinating Committee (HCC), in accordance with the 2008 Strategic Framework Agreement for a Relationship of Friendship and Cooperation between the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq (SFA). The delegations... Read more...

Wed, Feb 15, 2023 Wed, Feb 15, 2023

Joint Statement of the Official Talks between the Iraqi and Jordanian Delegations presided by His Excellency Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Omar Razzaz

Based on the brotherly and historical relations established between the Republic of Iraq and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to strengthening the bonds of joint cooperation between the two fraternal countries, a meeting held in Baghdad on Saturday chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Omar Razzaz and his accompanying large ministerial delegation in the presence of ambassadors of the two countries.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Dec 29, 2018 Sat, Dec 29, 2018

Joint Statement of the Meeting of His Excellency Prime Minister of Republic of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and His Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an

Based on the strong rooted and historical brotherly ties that unite the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and their brotherly peoples, and to strengthen the distinguished relations between them, a video conference meeting was held between Mr.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 11, 2020 Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Joint Statement of Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Republic of Iraq, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Arab Republic of Egypt

A tripartite meeting was held in Baghdad on 4 August 2019 and included Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Sameh Shukri, and the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi to develop cooperation among the three countries in different fields in implementation of the decisions of the Tripartite Summit held in Cairo on 24 March 2019 between the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II, the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abdel Fattah Al-... Read more...

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Joint Statement by the Governments of the Republic of Iraq and the United States of America

Joint Statement by the Governments of the Republic of Iraq and the United States of America

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jun 11, 2020 Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim on the European Union-Iraq relations and regional cooperation

Iraq and EU strongly affirm their shared commitment to peace and stability in the wider Middle East and call for the de-escalation of the current tensions in the region, reminding that the risks and the consequences may affect Iraq, the region and beyond. The EU and Iraq share a common vision for the region and wish to proactively support actions and initiatives to promote dialogue instead of confrontation, aiming to build a cooperative framework based on shared interests. Cooperation is the strongest foundation of a long-term regional security, stability and sustainable development. The... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Sun, Jul 14, 2019

Japan donates $90m for Iraqi refugees

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Japan has given an estimated $90 million to a United Nation's campaign to help displaced Iraqis, becoming the program's main contributor, the UN said on Friday.

The program, called UN-Habitat, promotes socially and environmentally secure places for displaced people in crisis.

“It is to enhance self-reliance and improve their living conditions through the provision of prefabricated durable shelters and basic services in Baghdad, Duhok and Karbala province,” the UN-Habitat announced in a statement.

RudawSat, May 30, 2015 Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Iraqi Army, Militia Attempt to Retake Tikrit From ISIS

ISIS Must Be Stopped for 'Our Own Sake,' Says Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Speaking from Baghdad in an exclusive interview with ABC's "This Week", Prime Minister al-Abadi said the government is eager to liberate ISIS-controlled areas as soon as possible.

ABC NewsSun, Mar 8, 2015 Sun, Mar 8, 2015

Iraq’s Victory over ISIS Embodies the Values of Hussein’s Revolution, President Salih Says at Ashura Ceremony

Imam Hussein bin Ali (peace be upon him) always calls to us to follow the paths of freedom, goodness, raising awareness of social issues, and peace, President Salih said in a speech delivered in Iraqi Kurdistan today.

Mon, Sep 9, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Iraq’s Transition: Remarks by Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Noori al-Maliki

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) hosted Prime Minister Maliki for public remarks and a discussion on U.S.-Iraq relations, and the current challenges facing Iraq and the region. USIP President Mr. Jim Marshall and Ambassador Beth Jones delivered opening remarks.

Fri, Nov 1, 2013

Iraq’s top tourist destination prepares to welcome the world

The city of Erbil prepares to celebrate its appointment as 2014’s Capital for Arab Tourism.

Asharq Al-AwsatSat, Dec 28, 2013 Mon, Jan 6, 2014

Iraq’s Position as a Major Oil Producer

Iraq has the potential to be the world’s largest crude exporter, with its geology offering prime benefits.

International Business TimesThu, Nov 14, 2013 Tue, Nov 19, 2013