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Commercial Attaché: Active Database of US Companies doing Business in Iraq

The Commercial Attaché of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington, DC maintains an active database of U.S. companies.

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Dr. Haider Al-Abadi Receives Commander of US Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin

General Austin reiterated to Prime Minister Al-Abadi the United States' support for Iraq and affirmed intentions to continue to meet the needs of the Iraqi army in areas of training, armament and advice.

Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces Dr. Haider Al-Abadi Meets US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Prime Minister Abadi and General Dempsey reviewed recent developments and progress made by Iraqi forces in the fight against ISIL.

Sat, Nov 15, 2014

CNBC: Interview with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi

CNBC’s Hadley Gamble sat down with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in Davos to talk about the country’s progress, economy and fight against the Islamic State. The interview, held during the annual World Economic Forum, began with the prime minister discussing the war against ISIS: “we are achieving victory over ISIS. We have liberated large areas of Iraq from ISIS control. ISIS are on the run now, and they have been defeated in many areas. We have planned for this year, 2016, to get ISIS out of Iraq.

CNBCFri, Jan 29, 2016 Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Climate Envoy of the Republic of Iraq hosted by the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

The envoy of the Republic of Iraq for climate Dr. Ali Al-Lami visited the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) on 10/2/2023, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., in the presence of representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) ...

Sun, Feb 12, 2023 Sun, Feb 12, 2023

Clarification on status of the Development Fund for Iraq

Washington, DC (June 5, 2014) – In response to several queries regarding the U.S. government’s recent decision to terminate immunities granted to the Development Fund for Iraq and other Iraqi entities, the Embassy of Iraq would like to make the following clarification:

The Republic of Iraq welcomes the decision by the U.S. government to remove decade-old immunities that were granted to protect certain Iraqi financial entities and sectors from lawsuits following the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014

Citigroup Opens in Iraq as CEO Scales Back Some Markets

Citigroup Inc. said it’s seeking to benefit from an estimated $1 trillion of infrastructure spending in Iraq as the country rebuilds roads and bridges after the war. This comes as Citigroup's CEO seeks to scale back operations in other nations.

BloombergWed, Jun 26, 2013 Wed, Jun 26, 2013

Business Roundtables with Ambassador Faily Highlight Iraq-U.S. Bilateral Relationship

Ambassador Faily participated in two business roundtables in San Jose and San Diego, California which were organized by the Embassy of Iraq and the U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce to facilitate dialogue about current and future business opportunities between the two countries.

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

Business Rebuilds in a Thriving City in Iraq

Enormous construction projects are changing the landscape of Erbil. Among the largest developments is Empire City, a $2.3 billion investment that will make Erbil a haven for Western business.

The New York TimesMon, Oct 14, 2013 Thu, Oct 17, 2013

Business Council for International Understanding Hosts a Discussion to Honor Appointed-Ambassador Faily

BCIU welcomed Mr. Faily to a luncheon to discuss current and future business opportunities for Iraq and the United States.

Thu, Jun 27, 2013

Britain boosts Iraq military trainers to combat Islamic State

The United Kingdom will send an additional 125 military trainers to Iraq to counter the rising threat from the Islamic State, Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday at the G-7 summit.

The prime minister's office said the military personnel were being provided at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. They will chiefly help Iraqi forces learn how to deal with improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.

USA TodaySun, Jun 7, 2015 Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Boeing Presents Symbolic Gift to Ambassador Al Khirullah

Bryan Lopp, Director of International Operations & Policy at the Boeing Company presented a symbolic gift to Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah on July 19; the two sides discussed the potential partnership between Boeing and Iraqi Airways with respect to capacity building programs, holding workshops, and helping Iraq get rid of the European embargo through coordination between the technical authorities of both countries. ...

Thu, Aug 17, 2023 Thu, Aug 17, 2023

Boeing Delivers First Next-Generation 737-800 to Iraqi Airways

The delivery reflects modernization of Iraq’s commercial aviation system and is an important milestone in Boeing’s efforts to help rebuild Iraq’s aviation infrastructure.

BoeingMon, Aug 12, 2013 Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Bloom Properties signs contract to develop 'City of the Future' in Baghdad

Bloom Properties has signed a contract with the Iraqi National Investment Commission for the development of the 'City of the Future' in Baghdad, which will host residential units, mosques, sports and social clubs, gardens and green landscapes, retail facilities, kids' nurseries and international schools and clinics and many more public amenities.

AMEInfoSun, Sep 15, 2013 Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Bilateral Relations and Stability of Security Situation in Baghdad were Main Issues that were Discussed during a Call Foreign Minister Received from his Canadian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from Mr. François-Philippe Champagne, Canadian Foreign Minister, developments in Iraq and various aspects of bilateral relations were discussed in addition to means of cooperation in various fields.

Minister Fuad Hussein stressed the importance of achieving partnership between Iraq and Canada, and continuing cooperation in various fields.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Dec 16, 2020 Wed, Dec 16, 2020

Better and Safer Roads in Iraq will Boost Regional Trade, Save Lives and Promote Citizens Engagement

The World Bank recently approved the Iraq Transport Corridors Project, a $355 million project to focus on enabling Iraqi staff to plan, manage implement and maintain infrastructure projects.

The World BankThu, Dec 19, 2013 Mon, Jan 6, 2014

Ban satisfied with Iraq's cooperation

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his appreciation that Iraq continues to deposit a percentage of its oil revenues to the Compensation Fund, in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions.

Business StandardFri, Dec 20, 2013 Mon, Jan 6, 2014

Baghdad-Basra railway line enters into service

The passenger and cargo railway passes through various cities.

Al-ShorfaMon, May 19, 2014 Tue, May 20, 2014

Baghdad exhibit celebrates 100 women artists

The third annual exhibit represented a success not only for the women artists, but also the triumph of beauty and art over the violence and darkness of terrorism.

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

Baghdad Book Fair Brings Together Readers, Publishers

More than 200 Arab and foreign publishing houses from nine countries were in attendance to promote titles from across the world and literary spectrum.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Apr 3, 2014 Tue, Apr 8, 2014