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New Gulf infrastructure opens up export growth

A new platform metering crude in the Basra Gulf was put into action.

Iraq Oil ReportWed, Jun 4, 2014 Mon, Jun 9, 2014

New Iraqi law aims to combat illiteracy, school dropout rates

Iraqi parliament approved a law under which students will receive monthly financial grants to help their parents provide for their school needs.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaMon, Jan 6, 2014 Wed, Jan 8, 2014

New Iraqi National Park May Be a Game Changer

Iraq recently decreed its first official national park, marking a positive step for the country's environmental future and protection of the central marshes of Iraq.

National GeographicWed, Jul 31, 2013 Tue, Aug 6, 2013

New York State authorities return a group of stolen artifacts to Iraq

In the context of Iraq’s endeavor to recover its stolen archaeological treasures, and as a result of the efforts of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC with respect to following up and cooperating with the Office of the Attorney General in New York/ Antiquities Trafficking Unit, ...

Sun, Dec 18, 2022 Sun, Dec 18, 2022

Nouri al-Maliki: The U.S. has a foreign-policy partner in Iraq

On the 10th anniversary of the overthrow of Saddam Hussien, Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki penned an opinion piece in the Washington Post discussing the importance of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership.

The Washington PostMon, Apr 8, 2013 Sun, Apr 14, 2013

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

Oil Exports from Southern Iraq Fields Hit Record Level

Iraq's Oil Minister said exports from the south reached three million bpd for the first time in the country’s history.

NRTMon, Jun 1, 2015 Tue, Jun 2, 2015

On the Occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq extends its well wishes to Iraqi people and Islamic countries on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan. May Allah bless our nation with peace.

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

One of 7 wonders of the world finally tracked down

There has long been a slight problem with the declaration of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world -- there was no proof it actually existed. Now, an Oxford University researcher says...

USA TodayMon, May 6, 2013 Tue, May 7, 2013

Opportunities for Family Offices in Iraq

Iraq's continued economic growth presents new opportunities for individuals interested in frontier investments, an environment that attracts many family offices.

CampdenFBThu, Oct 17, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

Painful Anniversary

On August 19, we recall the painful blast that targeted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Baghdad. This anniversary reaffirms our unity in confronting terrorism and extremism. We work resolutely to build a secure and prosperous future for Iraq and its people; we call for the promotion of peace and stability at both national and international levels.

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

Paress Statement

The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the bombing of the Headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces brigade by the US forces, which we view as a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of Iraq, and a condemned act, which is rejected by all customs and laws that govern relations between states.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 30, 2019 Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Parl. Speaker receives former US Ambassador Robert Ford

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday received former US Ambassador to Iraq and researcher at the Middle East Institute in Washington Robert Ford.

During the meeting, H.E. the Speaker discussed the political developments in Iraq and the security stability achieved after the victory in the war against ISIS terrorist organization.

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

Opening House

Passport Day Embassy Iraq in Washington, DC

As a part of the Around the World Embassy Tour D.C. on May 6, 2023, the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington opened its doors to the public and received over 8,281 visitors. The guests were welcomed with Iraqi music, art, and various traditional foods as they were presented with Iraq's heritage and culture to indulge in and enjoy.

Mon, May 8, 2023 Mon, May 8, 2023

Passport Day Event Participation

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq participated in the Around the World Embassy Tour that was organized in Washington DC on May 6, 2023, with 63 participating embassies. During the event, the Iraqi heritage was presented through folklore costumes, paintings, calligraphy, and books by the embassy and a group of participants and artists from the community residing in the Mission's workspace, in addition to hosting traditional Iraqi food, drinks, and sweets. ...

Wed, May 10, 2023 Wed, May 10, 2023

Peacebuilding Reality Show for Iraqi Youth Gains Pan-Arab Appeal

Salam Shabab, filmed by Iraqi producers with the support of the United States Institute of Peace, seeks to empower Iraqi teens with the skills and values needed to become next-generation peacebuilders.

United States Institute of PeaceMon, Sep 16, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

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    Pioneering programme to train unemployed Iraqis

    The program from Iraq’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affair will help people gain experience and develop planning skills.

    Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Feb 27, 2014 Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    PM Activates Investment in Iraq

    PM Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani is intended to make Iraq an attractive investment hub among the developing countries in the region. The government is actively heading towards activating investment as it has other complementary ideas to the Development Road Project by creating new cities & facilities. Iraq drew a chart for itself to be repositioned according to its regional surroundings, aiming to be a regional hub & a pillar for the stability in the Middle East. ...

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

    PM al-Abadi Receives A Call from PM of Turkey

    Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi received on Saturday a phone call from the Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Ben Ali Yildirim .
    Mr. Yildirim extended his Excellency's condolences and that of the Turkish people for the martyrdom of a number of pilgrims visiting the shrine of Imam Hussein, commenting that: "Those who perpetrated this crime are the same murderers who killed Imam Hussein (PBUH) "."They are our common enemies. Iraq and Turkey are fighting terrorism together".
    Yildirim commended victories and successes achieved by the Iraqi forces on Daesh gangs under al-Abadi's wise... Read more...

    Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016