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Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Iraqi Assyrian Community in US

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received representatives of the Iraqi Assyrian community in US on behalf of active Assyrian Organizations at the Embassy’s headquarters on June 9. They discussed common issues, enhancing communication with the community and referring their demands to the competent Iraqi authorities. ...

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

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Emir of Yazidis in Washington DC

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah welcomed the Emir of Yazidis at the Embassy during his visit to Washington DC; they explored opportunities to enhance cooperation with the Embassy and expand support opportunities to the Yazidi community residing in USA. The Ambassador expressed his great interest in providing facilities and support for the Yazidi community members. ….

Mon, Sep 11, 2023 Mon, Sep 11, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Dr. Paul Salem

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah welcomed Dr. Paul Salem, President and CEO of the Middle East Institute in Washington DC at the embassy on August 28 where they discussed the Institute's deep history and prominent role in Middle Eastern studies. They expressed their desire for continued and future cooperation along with the embassy's participation in various programs and activities hosted by the Institute. ...

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Amb. Al khirullah Receives Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Ambassador Nazar Al khirullah welcomed Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha at the Embassy on August 22 to congratulate the pediatrician, professor and author on her heroism in uncovering the Flint water crisis and on her book named by the New York Times as one of the 100 most notable books of the year.

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Ambassadress Gina Winstanley

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah welcomed on August 24 Ambassadress Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, President of the Middle East Policy Council, along with her colleagues Jasmine Zaki and Bassima Alghussein as they visited the Embassy to congratulate H.E. on his new position in the USA and shared with him the goals and work of the Council. ...

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Steve Lutes at US Chamber of Commerce

On July 13, Ambassador Al Khirullah met with Steve Lutes, Vice President of Middle East Affairs at US Chamber of Commerce and Head of Iraqi-American Business Council (USIBC) and discussed with him the meetings’ outcome of the Iraqi-American Business Council’s delegation visit to Iraq last June, highlighting the government’s orientation towards boosting commercial relations and partnership between the private sector of both countries; and reviewing the government’s priorities on energy, renewable energy, desalination and cooperation in health sector between both countries’ institutes. ...... Read more...

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

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mrs. Taylor & Mr. Bittner

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah received Mrs. Victoria Taylor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraqi Affairs, and Mr. Steve Bittner, Iraq’s desk expert at the Embassy; ...

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Thu, Sep 14, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenberg

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met on August 31 with Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenberg, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department of the Treasury. ...

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mr. Brian Mast

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with a member of the US House of Representatives, Republican Brian Mast at the headquarters of the US Congress where they discussed a set of bilateral issues with the US under Strategic Framework Agreement SFA, and ways to promote common interests between both countries. ...

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 Thu, Sep 14, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Members of US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with a group of members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom at the Embassy’s building. The Ambassador reviewed the course of political action in Iraq and affirmed the Iraq government’s commitment to achieving the interests of its people of all sects and respecting their human rights, in accordance with what is stipulated in the Iraqi Constitution, which guarantees peaceful coexistence.

Thu, Nov 2, 2023 Thu, Nov 2, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Head of IWH

Ambassador Al Khirullah met with the head of the Institute for Women’s Health, Mrs. Valerie Huber on August 2; they discussed ways to enhance women's health care & cooperate with the institute to build partnership that provides training opportunities to qualify women for joining labor market in the private sector.

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

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Democrat Moulton

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with the Democratic representative from Massachusetts Moulton, and co-chair of the Iraq Support Group in the US Congress. Common issues and bilateral relations between both countries were discussed, and representative Moulton expressed his desire to visit Iraq.

Mon, Oct 16, 2023 Mon, Oct 16, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Damon M. Wilson

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with the President of the National Endowment for Democracy, Mr. Damon Mac Wilson, along with his specialized research team in the Middle East and Iraq regions. During the meeting, ways of joint cooperation and expansion of research and training partnerships were discussed in accordance with democratic goals in Iraq ...

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Amb. Al Khirullah Presents his Credentials to US Chief of Protocol

H.E. Nazar Al Khirullah, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United States of America presented his credentials to the chief of protocol of the United States this morning June 6 at the headquarters of the Department of State in Washington DC.

H.E. Al Khairallah conveyed, through this ceremony, the greetings of H.E. the President of the Republic, H.E. PM, H.E. Deputy PM Minister of Foreign Affairs and the people of Iraq expressing his hope that this era would be a beginning for the expansion of political and economic partnership between the two friendly countries ...

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 Tue, Jun 6, 2023

Al-Halboosi offers condolences to martyrs of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him)

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday, expressed his deep sadness at the martyrdom of a number of visitors and the injury of others, due to cases of stampede and suffocation during the visit of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) in Karbala, calling on the local government, security services, the Ministry of Health and concerned authorities to mobilize all efforts to rescue the injured.

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets US Vice President

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi met the US Vice President Mike Pence.

The meeting discussed the relations between Baghdad and Washington, files of mutual interest and continued cooperation between the two countries in all fields.

Efforts to eliminate terrorism, combat extremist ideology, eliminate funding sources and the continue of US-led international coalition to provide security and intelligence support to Iraq were also discussed.

Thu, Mar 28, 2019 Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets US House of representatives Speaker

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi accompanied by a parliamentary delegation, met the US Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

‏The meeting discussed enhancing bilateral relations, activating parliamentary friendship committees and continuing joint cooperation in all fields.

‏The meeting affirmed the openness of Iraq to the international community to proceed with reconstruction and investment by attracting international companies, including US companies, as well as providing job opportunities for citizens and eliminating unemployment.

Wed, Mar 27, 2019 Wed, Mar 27, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets the majority leader in the US Senate

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboussi, accompanied with a parliamentary delegation, met the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

The meeting discussed relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them in all fields.

H.E. the Speaker said that the extremist terrorist organization targets not only Iraq but also targets the world, and the international community has to unite to fight this organization.

Fri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation and in the presence of Iraqi Ambassador Dr. Farid Yassin, met a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States.

The meeting discussed the situation of minorities in Iraq and their demands and needs.

Sat, Mar 30, 2019 Sat, Mar 30, 2019

Al-Halboosi condoles Iraqi people and Islamic nation on Imam Hussein’s martyrdom anniversary

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi offered his condolences to the Iraqi people and the Islamic nation on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him).

“By the tenth of Muharram, we condolence the Iraqi people and the Islamic nation on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his family (peace be upon them) in the timeless incident of Tuff area,” H.E. said.

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019