News & Announcements
Iraq Pumps Crude at Record Level Amid Plummeting Prices
Iraq is pumping crude at a record pace and will continue to boost exports this year amid a supply glut that’s pushed prices down, Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said.
|BloombergMon, Jan 19, 2015
|Wed, Jan 21, 2015
Iraqi Prime Minister: ISIS advance ‘is being reversed'
The extreme Islamist group ISIS is being pushed back, the Iraqi Prime Minister told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Thursday.
|CNNThu, Jan 22, 2015
|Thu, Jan 22, 2015
"A Vision for Iraq": Prime Minister Abadi's Remarks at the World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi delivers remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 23, 2015.
|Fri, Jan 23, 2015
Prime Minister Al-Abadi receives General Lloyd Austin
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and General Lloyd Austin discussed ways to expand military and intelligence cooperation, increase airstrikes and intensify training to enhance the victories achieved in various fronts of confrontation with Daesh.
|Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Ambassador Faily Statement on Cabinet Approval of Draft Laws Creating National Guard and Amending Debaathification
Ambassador Lukman Faily issued a statement on the Iraqi Cabinet’s approval of draft laws establishing a National Guard and amending Iraq’s Accountability and Justice law, otherwise known as de-Baathification.
|Tue, Feb 3, 2015
Ambassador Faily Provides a ‘Spotlight’ on Iraq: Highlighting Progress and Challenges
Ambassador Lukman Faily delivered remarks at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
|Thu, Feb 5, 2015
Ambassador Faily's Arabic Twitter Q&A
The Ambassador answered questions about Iraq's domestic security situation, US-Iraq relations, educational opportunities for young Iraqis and the global fight against ISIS.
|Fri, Feb 6, 2015
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
Official Statement on the Killing of Iraqi Citizen, Ahmed Ibrahim al-Jumaili
The Consulate General of the Republic of Iraq in Los Angeles has followed with great interest along with the Dallas Police Department and their Special Investigations Unit, regarding the shooting that took place on March 4th, 2015 in the city of Dallas, Texas, in which the life of Iraqi citizen Ahmed Adnan Ibrahim al-Jumaili was claimed while he was taking pictures in front of his home.
|Mon, Mar 9, 2015
Ambassador Faily speaks at Halabja commemoration
"We need and will rebuild Iraq; and we will turn the page on such horrific actions as the massacre and genocide at Halabja," said Ambassador Lukman Faily during a commemoration event at the U.S. Capitol.
|Tue, Mar 17, 2015
Statement by Council of Ministers on Military Operations and International Cooperation
The Council of Minsters issued the following statement today after its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on the relationship between Iraq and the international coalition in the war against Daesh.
|Tue, Mar 17, 2015
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit the White House
The White House
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq
|The White HouseMon, Mar 23, 2015
|Mon, Mar 23, 2015
HIV Test exemption for Visa applicants to Iraq
No HIV test requirement for all foreigners visiting Iraq for two years as of February 2015.
|Wed, Mar 25, 2015
Ambassador Lukman Faily on the Future of Iraq
The Middle East Institute and the Conflict Management Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies welcomed Ambassador Lukman Faily, and Abbas Kadhim for a discussion about Iraq and its future.
|Wed, Apr 8, 2015
Houston City Council unanimously approves Sister City Agreement between Houston, Texas and Basrah, Iraq
The Mayor’s Office of Trade and International Affairs’ program promotes people-to-people diplomacy and encourages citizens to develop mutual trust and understanding through commercial, cultural, educational, and humanitarian exchanges.
|Thu, Apr 9, 2015
Tracking Progess of Iraq's New Government
On September 8, 2014, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s new government outlined a broad agenda designed to unite the country as it faces an existential threat from Daesh. This agenda is based on a number of key measures that seek to reform and reinvigorate the country’s socioeconomic, political and military institutions.
|Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Prime Minister Al-Abadi Arrives in Washington
His Excellency Dr. Haider Al-Abadi arrived in Washington, DC for his first official visit to the United States as Prime Minister, at the invitation of President Barack Obama.
|Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Ambassador Faily Discusses Developments in Iraq in a Twitter Q&A
The Ambassador answered questions about Iraq's domestic policies, US-Iraq relations, the global fight against Daesh and how the media shapes Iraq's public image.
|Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Prime Minister Al-Abadi meets with President Obama at the White House
President Obama and Prime Minister Al-Abadi reaffirmed the long-standing U.S.-Iraq strategic partnership.
|Tue, Apr 14, 2015
Daily Roundup - Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Abadi Visits Washington
Tuesday, April 14
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi met with President Barack Obama and senior administration officials today in Washington, D.C.
Here are today’s highlights:
|Wed, Apr 15, 2015