News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Statement by President Obama on Elections in Iraq

President Obama: "The United States will continue to stand with the Iraqi people as partners in their pursuit of a peaceful, unified and prosperous future."

The White HouseThu, May 1, 2014 Fri, May 2, 2014

Ambassador Faily Runs as Distinguished Guest at Iraqi Children Foundation "IN THEIR SHOES" 5K Run

Participants ran to benefit desperately poor Iraqi orphans and street children after years of war.

Mon, May 5, 2014

Muslim Women's Association DC Hosts International Bazaar

The Muslim Women's Association of Washington, DC hosted an International Bazaar on Saturday, May 10 featuring exotic foods and handcrafts, rugs and more, from Islamic countries.

Mon, May 5, 2014

Iraq exports 2.509 million b/d crude in April, all from south: ministry figures

Iraq set a new post-war record in April for exports through its southern terminals, surpassing the previous 2 million b/d record established in February 2013.

Platts, McGraw Hill FinancialMon, May 5, 2014 Tue, May 6, 2014

Iraqis praise smooth balloting process

Citizens described elections as a historic day and were proud to exercise the democratic right to vote for a better future.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaTue, May 6, 2014 Tue, May 6, 2014

Iraqi Ministry of Health Announces Plan to Build Cancer Hospital in Baghdad

The hospital will be one of the ministry’s key projects for 2014 and will bolster Iraq’s ability to treat patients.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaTue, Apr 29, 2014 Tue, May 6, 2014

Iraq Awards 2 Deals Worth Nearly $1B for Oilfield

Britian-based Petrofac Ltd. and China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corp. were approved for management, engineering, procurement and construction work at Iraq’s largest oil field.

Associated PressWed, May 7, 2014 Wed, May 7, 2014

Interview: Election Was 'Entirely Iraqi-Owned Process'

Nikolay Mladenov said Iraqis “deserve a lot of credit for a very professional manner in which they approached the organization of the election."

Radio Free Europe/Radio LibertyWed, May 7, 2014 Wed, May 7, 2014

Society of Petroleum Engineers Basra meeting a success

More than 180 attendees from 50 regional and international companies attended the conference to share knowledge and discuss opportunities.

ZawyaMon, May 5, 2014 Wed, May 14, 2014

Iraq’s energy sector brings jobs and prosperity

A new national energy strategy is the result of closely coordinated efforts between key Iraqi ministries and calls for investments in oil infrastructure and development of the electrical grid.

The World BankTue, May 6, 2014 Wed, May 14, 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

GOI launches project to loan 80 billion Iraqi dinars to farmers

The loan will allow for farmers to acquire agricultural equipment and seeds for digging canals and water wells.

Al-ShorfaFri, May 16, 2014 Tue, May 20, 2014

Iraq forms panel to protect natural heritage sites

The committee will work to further the goals set out in the National Strategy for the Protection of the Environment for 2014-2017.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, May 15, 2014 Tue, May 20, 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.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaFri, May 16, 2014 Wed, May 21, 2014

Iraq parliament supports Basra-Aqaba oil pipeline project

$18 billion pipeline will help Iraq increase its oil exports across the world.

ZawyaSun, May 18, 2014 Wed, May 21, 2014

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomes Iraq’s initial parliamentary election results

Ban encouraged all political parties to constructively engage in the government formation process.

United NationsMon, May 19, 2014 Wed, May 21, 2014

A guide to Iraq's government formation process, as stated in the constitution

The process of forming the Iraqi government according to the Iraqi constitution:

Fri, May 23, 2014

Devco make successful shipment to Iraq

The contract with the Oklahoma-based company is backed by EX-IM Bank to support hundreds of US small business jobs, while also supporting the sulfur and agricultural industries in Iraq.

Energy GlobalTue, May 27, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014

Speakers at London Conference Highlight Iraq Potentials, Challenges

Distinguished speakers gathered together to discuss ways for continued economic growth, foreign investment, and wide-ranging reform across all of Iraq.

RudawFri, May 23, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014

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

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