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Ambassador Faily Visits American Technology Companies in Silicon Valley

Ambassador Faily visited headquarters of Google, Cisco, and Qualcomm as part of his business outreach initiative to promote the many investment opportunities and partnerships available between Iraq and the United States.

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got a phone call today Saturday evening from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
During a phone conversation, the President and US Secretary of State discussed the latest security and political developments at the regional and international levels, emphasized the need to protect Iraq's sovereignty and respect its independent national decision.

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Foreign Minister al-Jaafari Participates in 42nd Session of Foreign Ministers of Islamic Cooperation Council

During the session, Minister al-Jaafari will deliver remarks to outline the Iraqi government's efforts in the war against the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State.

Wed, May 27, 2015

Insulting Religions is Hatred Behavior against Religions and Multiculturalism

Insulting the Holy Qur’an and the feelings of Muslims is nothing but an offense to all religions. The freedom of expression is not in any way a justification for such acts that justify insulting religions and their symbols. What was committed in terms of insulting the Holy Qur’an in Sweden is a condemned, racial, religious hatred and unjustified act according to all customs and laws. ...

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

Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System

Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System.

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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

PRESIDENT SALIH DURING GREETING HIS PALESTINIAN COUNTERPART: A NECESSITY TO EXERT EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE THE HOPES OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND REALIZE THEIR FULL LEGITIMATE RIGHTS

President Barham Salih received H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian President and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Monday, March 4, 2019.
An official welcoming ceremony was held. The national anthems of the two countries were played. The two Presidents inspected the Presidential Guards who lined up to salute them.
His Excellency expressed his great pleasure and welcomed the visit of the Palestinian President to Iraq, wishing him a fruitful and successful visit.

Mon, Mar 4, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States

On February 26, 2020, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in cooperation with the World Trade Center Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center hosted a public affairs briefing program “A Conversation with His Excellency Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States.”

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations February 26, 2020, Public Affairs Briefing explored dynamics affecting Iraq and Iraq’s relationship with the United States.

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Sat, Feb 29, 2020 Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Iraq honors policeman who stopped would-be suicide bomber

By Karim Kadim | AP May 26
BAGHDAD — Iraq has honored a police officer who stopped a would-be suicide bomber at a checkpoint in a northern Baghdad neighborhood this week.

Saad Ali Thabit’s brave act was caught on a closed-circuit camera on Wednesday in the Kadhimiyah neighborhood and has since gone viral, racking up hundreds of thousands of views on Thursday.

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Republic of Iraq Issues $1 Billion Bond Guaranteed by US Government

BAGHDAD (Jan. 18, 2017) – The Republic of Iraq today completed the issuance of an $1 billion 5-year Guaranteed bond priced at the level of 27 basis points over 5-year US Treasury Notes with a coupon of 2.149 percent per year, payable semi-annually. The Notes benefit from a full faith and credit guarantee of the United States, acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

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

DURING HIS MEETING WITH THE US SECRETARY OF STATE, THE PRESIDENT EMPHASIZES THE ENHANCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL COOPERATION TO END EXTREMISM AND TERRORISM

President Barham Salih discussed with Mr. Mike Pompeo the US Secretary of State the latest developments on the political and security situation in the country and the region, at the Presidential office in Baghdad, today, Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
The President stressed the need to pursue the language of constructive dialogue among all parties to achieve security and peace, and ease tension and instability in both Arab and regional arenas, and to strengthen international and regional cooperation to end extremism and defeat terrorism once and for all.

Wed, Jan 9, 2019 Wed, Jan 9, 2019

H.E Prime Minister Dr.Haider Al-Abadi statement to the Iraqi People

In the name of Allah the Merciful

To the people of our beloved nation,

My duty is to work in accordance with the constitution to serve the citizens and protect the unity of the country, which was in danger of partition due to the insistence on holding the referendum organized by those in power in the Kurdistan region in a unilateral step, while we are fighting an existential war against terrorism.

We tried to dissuade those in the region from holding it and not violating the Constitution and to focus on the fight against Daesh but they did not listen to our appeals and... Read more...

Mon, Oct 16, 2017 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

MOFA Condemns Terrorist Act Tried to Target Holy Shrine in Mecca

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns and denounces the terrorist act that tried to target the Holy Shrine in Mecca. The ministry asserts Iraq's solidarity with fraternal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against the terrorist gangs that targets its security and stability.

Such attacks reveal the deviation of the ideology of these gangs, which adopt radical terrorist approach, driving them to attack the most Holiest Shrines in Ramadan. A thing that requires exerting further efforts so as to uproot terrorism's sources of support and finance, and its ideological hotbeds."

Thu, Jul 6, 2017

President Arrives in Erbil

President Salih arrived in Erbil this afternoon.
His Excellency was received by Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region, and Mr. Firsat Sofi, the Governor of Erbil, at the Erbil International Airport, along with various senior staff.
President Salih plans on holding meetings with a number of senior officials in the Kurdistan Region to discuss lingering issues between the Federal Iraqi Government and the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Event to Honor Ambassador Faily

As part of the U.S.-Iraq Business Initiative, the United States Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ambassador Faily for an event that fostered discussions of the enormous trade investment opportunities that exist between Iraq and the U.S.

Fri, Jul 19, 2013

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington Organizes Cultural Event Celebrating Women's Diplomacy and Iraqi Heritage

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington organized a cultural event on January 31, 2024, hosting a group of members of the organization (THIS), which includes foreign diplomats and diplomats' spouses residing in Washington. This event familiarized the audience deeply with the rich and diverse Iraqi customs and traditions; it featured screenings of short films that highlight the history and achievements of the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia to humanity. ...

Sun, Feb 11, 2024 Sun, Feb 11, 2024

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER

President Barham Salih received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Gawishoglu, in Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, and discussed with him the latest political developments in the region.
During the meeting, they emphasized the need for cooperation and coordination as well as the adoption of keen dialogue among all parties in order to unify efforts to address the current crises and to steer clear of the language of threat so that the peoples of the region enjoy stability, security and economic prosperity.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Tue, Jun 11, 2019

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

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