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Trips to Ancient Iraq

Steppes Travel, a company specializing in cultural and archaeological tours, will offer trips to Erbil, which is frequently referred to as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

The New York TimesWed, Oct 9, 2013 Fri, Oct 18, 2013

Tripartite Meeting of Foreign Minister with Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended a meeting which included Mr. Sameh Shukri Egypt’s Foreign Minister and Jordan's Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi.

The participants reviewed ways to enhance cooperation, coordination and tripartite integration in various fields within the framework of the historical relations between the three countries and the possibility of achieving strategic and economic interests to meet the aspirations of the peoples of the brotherly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Tripartite Meeting between Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim and his Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and the Foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Sameh Shoukry held a tripartite meeting on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 26, 2019 Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Travelport Opens New Office in Iraq

Travelport, a global travel industry services provider headquartered in the United States, recently cemented its presence in Iraq with the opening of a new Erbil office.

TravelportWed, Aug 21, 2013 Fri, Aug 23, 2013

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

Tracking Iraq's Fight Against Daesh

The Government of Iraq has made significant strides against Daesh. Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has pursued an ambitious reform agenda to rebuild Iraq’s military capabilities, root out corruption, and pave the way for displaced persons to return to their homes.

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell reception honoring His Excellency Lukman Faily

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell reception on Thursday May 26th 2013 honoring His Excellency Lukman Faily Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United State. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Iraq Director expressed his appreciation for the support of H.E. Ambassador Faily in developing the business partnership of both countries. The event included a farewell speech from H.E. Ambassador Faily to the business community upon ending his tenure by thanking the support of the chamber and its members, confirming that Iraq will continue to welcome U.S.

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption holds its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Prime Minister welcomed the representative of the civil society organizations that concerned with combating corruption as an observer,

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiSun, Mar 3, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

The Starting of Bilateral Meeting Between Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The bilateral meeting has started between Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov .

Both side, discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

The signing of a number of memorandums of understanding in the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Hassan Rouhani

In the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani, in Baghdad this evening and at the end of the joint talks' session, a number of memoranda of understanding were signed in the fields of oil, trade, health and transport for the establishment of railways between Basra and Shalamjah, visas facilitating to Businessmen and investors.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Mar 11, 2019 Tue, Mar 12, 2019

The Reemergence of the Iraqi Scientific Community

The establishment of the Iraqi Virtual Science Library, developed in collaboration with the US Departments of State and Defense and the National Academies of Science, fosters knowledge by allowing professionals to conduct research and share their findings with the Iraqi scientific community.

Wired.comFri, Oct 18, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

THE PRESIDENT, ON THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATING OF FOUNDING IRAQI POLICE, APPRECIATES SACRIFICES MADE BY IRAQ'S POLICE TO PROTECT CITIZENS

President Salih congratulated today Iraqi police forces and all its formations, commanders, officers and soldiers, on the occasion of the anniversary of founding.
The following is the text of congratulations:

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

THE PRESIDENT, MEETING WITH TURKEY'S FOREIGN MINISTER, DISCUSSES THE RECENT EVENTS UNFOLDING IN THE REGION

Into the Presidential Palace in Baghdad today, holding a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, President Salih stressed the importance of continuous coordination and joint work which would avert Iraq and the region the conflicts and the war. We don't want our territory to be a staging post for any hostile action against any of our neighbors, or be as a battleground for a proxy-war, he added.

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

The President, Meeting with Tukey's Foreign Minster, Discusses The Recent Events Unfolding in the Region.

Into the Presidential Palace in Baghdad today, holding a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, President Salih stressed the importance of continuous coordination and joint work which would avert Iraq and the region the conflicts and the war. We don't want our territory to be a staging post for any hostile action against any of our neighbors, or be as a battleground for a proxy-war, he added.

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

THE PRESIDENT, MEETING WITH GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL, STRESSES THAT IRAQ LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH GERMANY

Meeting today with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Davos, Switzerland, President Salih emphasized that Iraq is looking forward to building productive relations and having extensive and close ties with Germany across all the fields so as to serve the interests of both friendly nations.

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 Thu, Jan 23, 2020

THE PRESIDENT RETURNS TO BAGHDAD FOLLOWING IRAQ’S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ARAB SUMMIT

President Barham Salih has arrived to Baghdad, today Monday, April 1, 2019, after an active participation in the Arab summit in its 30th session in Tunis.
On the sidelines of the summit, His Excellency met with a number of kings and leaders of brotherly countries, as well as with the UN Secretary-General, and the EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Chief.
The President also delivered Iraq's speech at the summit, in which he asserted that the basic principle of Iraq's international relations is joint action with all on the basis of common interests.

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 Mon, Apr 1, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE US AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ

President Barham Salih on Monday, January 28, 2019, received Ambassador Douglas Silliman, the US Ambassador to Iraq.
Ambassador. James Jeffrey, the US Representative to the Counterterrorism Coalition and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Peek were present at the meeting.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYMon, Jan 28, 2019 Tue, Jan 29, 2019

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

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE BRITISH SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE

President Barham Salih received the British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Monday, April 15, 2019.
During the meeting, they reviewed the relations between Iraq and Britain, notably in the fields of trade and economy, as well as the need to expand these ties in a way that serves the interest of the two countries and achieves the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
His Excellency lauded British support for Iraq, particularly in its fight against terrorism.

Mon, Apr 15, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

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