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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

Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two land journeys

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman

Dr. Al-Sahaf: National institutions work collectively in the spirit of the team to achieve the required response to return Iraqis stranded in the countries of the world and not the Foreign Ministry alone.

Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, and so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two trips by land.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

DPM FM Meets with Staff of Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC

DPM FM Dr. Fuad Hussein met with the Embassy’s staff in Washington DC this morning and listened to their interventions & suggestions to develop their work as well as the difficulties they face, which requires his support ...

Tue, Feb 14, 2023 Tue, Feb 14, 2023

Dozens of Iraqi Historical Artifacts Returned to the Embassy

45 artifacts were returned to the Iraqi Embassy in Washington by an American citizen, in an effort to give the items back to the Iraqi people.

Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Diplomatic Efforts

Wed, Sep 25, 2019

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 GlobalEnergy Global logoTue, May 27, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014

Detroit Firms to Design $600M Oil Tech University in Iraq

Iraq’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research is in Michigan this week to tour energy-efficient buildings, classrooms and building aesthetics.

WWJ-TVMon, Nov 25, 2013 Tue, Nov 26, 2013

Despite Iraq's troubles, archaeologists are back

Archaeologists are back in one of the world's oldest cities to explore a region of Ur, in a project backed by Iraq's State Board for Antiquities and Heritage, the British Institute for the Study of Iraq and the University of Manchester.

ReutersTue, Feb 18, 2014 Fri, Feb 21, 2014

Defense, Security, and Aviation Fair Exhibition

The Defense, Security, and aviation Fair Exhibition of the fourth session will be held in Baghdad International Exhibition in Baghdad-Iraq from 7 – 10th March 2015.

All interested Security, Defense, and Aviation Companies should send their confirmation for attending the Exhibition within 30 days to the contact below form the Iraqi Defense Attaché office at or at (202) 299-0041 Ext. (215).

Thu, Dec 4, 2014

Declaration/Media office of the prime minister

October -30- 2017

We are closely following the developments in the Kurdistan region and the attacks on the headquarters of the parties as well as the media and attempts to cause chaos and disturbances in Erbil and Dohuk, which is detrimental to our citizens in the region and the general situation there, and call for adherence to the system and law and calm, and to not let political differences affect Kurdish citizens who are victims of these practices.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Oct 30, 2017 Mon, Oct 30, 2017



Today evening, Friday, September- 29-2017 , in accordance with cabinet decision on imposing ban on the International flight from and to Kurdistan reign till the reign handed over the authority on Sulaymaniyah and Arbil airports to the federal authority administration.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Sep 29, 2017 Fri, Sep 29, 2017



Media Office of the Prime Minister Dr.Haider Al-Abadi reaffirmed that Iraqi Government preserves rights and gains of all Iraqi Citizens including Kurdish People, while the Government assured their rights in any made decision.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Sep 29, 2017 Fri, Sep 29, 2017

DCM Meets with Ms. Mariah Mercer

The Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. Mohammed Husham met with the Deputy Director of the Office of International Religious Freedom at US State Department Ms. Mariah Mercer, on August 2, and discussed bilateral cooperation in promoting freedom of belief and multireligionism in Iraq and the region. ...

Tue, Sep 12, 2023 Tue, Sep 12, 2023

Daily Roundup - Prime Minister Al-Abadi wraps up first U.S. visit

Friday, April 17, 2015

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi met Thursday with Vice President Joseph Biden, senior international development officials and United States business representatives, and spoke at prominent think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Read the speech here.

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Daily Roundup - Prime Minister Al-Abadi meets with Congressional Leaders, State Department officials, think tank experts

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi met with Congressional leadership, State Department officials, think tank experts and members of the Iraqi community today in Washington, D.C.

Tomorrow at 10am EDT, the Prime Minister will be speaking at CSIS on the future of Iraq and answering your questions. Tweet your questions to Prime Minister Al-Abadi using #AbadiUSVisit and follow along at:

Thu, Apr 16, 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.

Follow the Prime Minister’s visit via Prime Minister Al-Abadi’s (@HaiderAlAbadi), Ambassador Faily’s (@FailyLukman) and the Embassy of Iraq’s (@IraqiEmbassyUSA) coverage on Twitter.

Here are today’s highlights:

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Cultural Diplomacy Boosts Iraqi-Kuwaiti Relations

Iraqi Ambassador to Kuwait highlighted the importance of cultural diplomacy in strengthening relations and fostering mutual understanding between Iraq and Kuwait.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Nov 25, 2013 Tue, Nov 26, 2013

Congratulations on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington D.C. would like to extend its best wishes to the Iraqi community in the United States of America on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. On this occasion, may God’s blessings shower our country and its people with prosperity, security, and safety.

Mon, Apr 12, 2021


On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, I extend my congratulations to the dear people of Iraq and would be honored to wish them blessed days to come carrying better opportunities for achieving more tolerance, love and brotherhood.

Fuad Hussein
Minister of Foreign Affairs
13 May 2021

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 13, 2021 Thu, May 13, 2021


I congratulate the President-elect of the United States of America Joe Biden.
We look forward to strengthening bilateral relations and advancing dialogues and cooperation between the two countries at all levels, as the common challenges also require us to intensify joint action.

Foreign Minister
Fuad Hussein

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Nov 8, 2020 Sun, Nov 8, 2020