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Iraqi Gov. Issues Iraq Development Fund Regulation No. 3 / 2023

The Iraqi Government issued Iraq Development Fund Regulation No. 3 / 2023; it aims at improving investment environment in Iraq to be attractive so as to develop non-oil economic resources in Iraq; launch sustainable economic & social development, and find solutions to economic, social & environmental crises by relying on modern technology; attracting capital; employing private sector's funds in strategic, environmental & service projects, as well as developing human resources with skills suitable for the labor market & entrepreneurship. ...

Sat, Sep 9, 2023 Sat, Sep 9, 2023

Iraqi Gov. Declares New Cities Project

The Iraqi Government is intended to declare that the new cities project will be implemented by developers and investment corporates. These cities will create thousands of jobs opportunities and employ more than (48) careers & specialties. ...

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraqi foreign ministry condemns the shooting in Jeddah

Foreign affair ministry expresses its solidarity with the government and people of the Saudi Arabia fraternal kingdom and condemn the shooting targeted the security of the peace palace in the province of Jeddah and condole the two security officers and hopes an urgent recovery for the injured.

The ministry confirms its full rejection to such attacks that threatens the kingdom’s security and stability, and stands with it in its endeavors to protect the kingdom from all kinds of crimes and terror.

Dr. Ahmed Mahgoob

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 10, 2017 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Iraqi Foreign Minister Meets Australian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al- Jaafari met Australian Foreign Minister Ms.Marise Payne on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

They discussed bilateral relations and means of promoting them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 30, 2018 Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Iraqi Foreign Minister from Doha Calls Upon Neighboring Countries to Hold Dialogue in Baghdad to Solve All Issues of Concern to the Region

Foreign Minister. H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met on 14 June 2021 with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Sameh Shoukry, on the sidelines of his visit to Doha to participate in the consultative meeting of Arab foreign ministers hosted by the State of Qatar.
They discussed ways to advance bilateral relations, and mutual interest in developing them in all fields.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 16, 2021 Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Iraqi Foreign Minister Concluded his Representation for Iraq at 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Dr. Al-Jaafari concluded his representation for Iraq at 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York by meeting with the staff of Iraq's representtion to the United Nations.

He praised the efforts made by the staff of the mission to make Iraq's representation in the meetings of the United Nations a success , stressing that Iraq has broken the isolation that it faced for many years and was able to extend bridges with all countries of the world and mobilize international efforts to help it in its war against Daesh terrorist gangs. Noting that the... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 7, 2018 Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Iraqi Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Chair Meetings of Joint Iraqi-Russian committee

The Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein and Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov chaired the meetings of the Iraqi-Russian Joint Committee of the ninth session, held in Moscow on Thursday, August 26, 2021, to discuss files of bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to develop them to serve the two friendly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 28, 2021 Sat, Aug 28, 2021

Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC Receives Two Artifacts of Iraq’s Treasured Heritage

The Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC received two valuable artifacts from US law enforcement agencies. The first artifact, a stunning work of art, was confiscated by the FBI in Boston ...

Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington, D.C.Sat, Mar 11, 2023 Sat, Mar 11, 2023

Iraqi Council of Ministers Orders to Protect Minorities’ Rights

As a supporting action to protect minorities’ rights, the Iraqi Council of Ministers agreed on June 6 to replace the vacated jobs of various minorities - due to the staff movement - with substitutes from the same components.

Wed, Aug 16, 2023 Wed, Aug 16, 2023

Iraqi climate envoy meeting in the GEF Secretariat

The envoy of the Republic of Iraq for climate, Dr. Ali Al-Alami, met this morning 13/2/2024, experts of Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at its headquarters in Washington, D.C ...

Mon, Feb 13, 2023 Mon, Feb 13, 2023

Iraqi book festival draws thousands

Iraqis express their desire for Baghdad's role to be restored by taking part in the Iraqi Reading Festival in Abu Nawas park.

Al-MonitorSun, Oct 12, 2014 Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Iraqi archaeological items lent to Pennsylvania museum for restoration

The University of Pennsylvania Museum Department of Archaeology received archaeological items belonging to one of the most ancient of all Sumerian Cities, Nippur.

Fri, Sep 5, 2014

Iraqi Ambassador Comments on Death of ISIS Leader.

Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen released the following statement regarding the successful military operation against ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in Syria:

“Today justice prevailed. The brutal leader of ISIS, the most evil terrorist organization of today, has met his end. We would like to express our gratitude to the U.S. military personnel who carried out the daring raid in Syria that led to this outcome.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Iraqi Airways Company Declares its Need to General Sales Agency

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Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Iraq: the world's next big eco-tourism destination?

Iraq's southern marshes could become a centre for eco-tourism, based around floating hotels and guided wildlife tours, according to the winner of one of the world's most prestigious environmental prizes.

The marshlands between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers are frequently described as the Garden of Eden or the Cradle of Civilisation.

The TelegraphWed, Apr 17, 2013 Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Iraq: Reconstruction and Rehabilitation in Conflict-Affected Cities

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2015 – A new World Bank project in Iraq will support the reconstruction of the country’s conflict-wrecked infrastructure and restore public services in municipal areas under Government control. The US$350 million financial assistance package, approved by the World Bank Board of Directors today, will contribute to Iraq’s efforts to rebuild state institutions and put the economy on the path to recovery in areas where conflict has subsided.

The World BankTue, Jul 7, 2015 Thu, Jul 9, 2015

Iraq: can a dusty war zone become a golden opportunity?

Banks, hotel chains and property developers find corporate bright spots in Iraq.

Financial TimesSun, Oct 6, 2013 Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Iraq, UN work to strengthen Iraqi judicial authority

Through the partnership, the Iraqi legal system continues to develop and reach a state where transparency, integrity, and principles of justice can grow.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Apr 17, 2014 Tue, Apr 22, 2014

Iraq, Kuwait Representatives to the UN Submit MOU

Mohamed Ali Hakim, the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations and Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations, presented a copy of the memorandum of understanding signed between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon on June 12, 2013.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jun 13, 2013 Sun, Jun 16, 2013

Iraq, Jordan seek funding for rail link

A proposed 420km railway line between the two countries would directly link Baghdad and Aqaba, and would provide cargo and passenger services between the cities.

Emirates 24|7Thu, Jan 9, 2014 Wed, Jan 15, 2014