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News & Announcements

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UNDP Iraq Youth Training Camp

A group of 70 young people from all parts of Iraq and diverse ethnic and religious representations attended a youth training camp at American University. Participants noted that although their backgrounds were different, they were all united in humanity - a critical outcome from the session.

United Nations Development ProgrammeMon, Sep 2, 2013 Wed, Sep 4, 2013

UNESCO Recognizes Recent Vocational and Technical Graduates

Graduates of the program completed technical, vocational and business training and were awarded loans to start their own businesses in Iraq.

UNAMITue, Nov 12, 2013 Tue, Nov 12, 2013

UNHCR and WFP chiefs praise open border policy for Syrian refugees in Iraq's Kurdistan region

The heads of the UN refugee agency and the World Food Programme are praising Iraq's Kurdistan regional government for being an anchor of peace and giving refuge to almost 200,000 Syrians fleeing the current crisis in their country.

United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesFri, Aug 30, 2013 Wed, Sep 4, 2013

UNHCR head says international community must share burden of Syrian refugees

The UNHCR says host nations need more than an increase in humanitarian aid; they could require financial help, and emergency development assistance for sectors like health, education, housing, water and energy.

United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesMon, Sep 30, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

United States and Iraq reaffirm joint cooperation on energy

The Joint Coordination Committee on Energy between the US and Iraq met in Baghdad to discuss Iraq’s future energy development and the formation of a new working group to protect Iraq’s energy infrastructure.

Sun, Feb 9, 2014

University of Arkansas signs its third Iraqi school deal

For the third time within the past 11 months, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has signed a cooperative agreement with an Iraqi university.

In a formal agreement announced Thursday, UA and the University of Sulaimani will "work to create programs for exchanging academic, research and other educational materials," the announcement from UA states. The agreement also calls for the development of opportunities for the Iraqi university to send students to UA.

Arkansas Democrat-GazetteSun, May 10, 2015 Tue, May 12, 2015

Upcoming national elections ‘important milestone’ for Iraq, Ban says ahead of polls

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the importance of Wednesday’s national elections for peace and stability in Iraq and called for creating the necessary conditions to enable all citizens to participate in the polls.

UN News CentreTue, Apr 29, 2014 Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Update on the Redeployment of Iraqi Security Forces to Federal Installations in Kirkuk Province.

In accordance with the orders of the Commander-in-Chief Dr. Haider AlAbadi,
the Joint Operations Command of the Iraqi Security Forces
commenced the redeployment of units of the Iraqi Army, CounterTerrorism
Service, Emergency Response Division, and the Federal Police
to federal installations, military bases and vital infrastructure in Kirkuk
province in the early hours of today, 16 October, 2017.

Mon, Oct 16, 2017

US air strikes kill Isis leader Maher al-Bilawi in Iraqi city of Fallujah

US air strikes killed a leader of the Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Fallujah as US and Iraqi government forces continue a sustained attack to defeat terrorist networks.

Maher al-Bilawi, the commander of Daesh forces in Falluajh, was killed on May 25, according to the spokesperson of the US military campaign leading the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Operation Inherent Resolve army colonel Steve Warren confirmed the death of Mr al-Bilawi and more than 70 terrorists in recent air strikes.

The IndependentThu, Jun 2, 2016 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

US and Iraq Hold First TIFA Meeting

The meeting of the Joint Council, established under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement seeks to provide a forum for discussions on trade & economic issues between the US and Iraq.

Tax-NewsWed, Mar 12, 2014 Thu, Mar 13, 2014

US Chamber of Commerce Hosts Reception for Foreign Minister Zebari

In collaboration with the US Business Council in Iraq, the US Chamber of Commerce welcomed Foreign Minister Zebari back to the United States with a reception to discuss trade and investment opportunities for US businesses in Iraq.

Thu, Oct 31, 2013

US Embassy in Baghdad Hosts Business Roundtable

US Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Beecroft held a meeting with multiple American companies currently operating in Iraq.

Embassy of the United States - Baghdad, IraqSun, Oct 20, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

US, Iraq Collaborate on Electricity and Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy recently conducted a workshop, supported by the SFA, to provide tools and methods for Iraqi engineers to enhance efficiency and safety of electricity distribution.

Embassy of the United States - Baghdad, IraqTue, Oct 1, 2013 Wed, Oct 2, 2013

US-Iraq Business Council welcomed ⁦Ambassdor Fareed Yasseen

⁦US-Iraq Business Council welcomed ⁦
IraqiEmbassy
⁩ Ambassdor Fareed Yasseen to ⁦
USChamber
⁩ for a discussion with US biz leaders about US-Iraq relations. AMB stressed importance of Iraq’s sovereignty, our bilat relationship & econ ties. ⁦
ChamberGlobal

Sat, Jan 25, 2020

US-Iraqi Youth Institute Holds Conference On Peace

Members and affiliates of the US-Iraqi Youth Institute with a host of community leaders and politicians met at Greenfield Manor on June 5, 2015 for the Iraqi American Peace Conference. This year’s theme was ISIS: Terrorism Against Childhood.

Groups of students with the organization, families with children, and political and community leaders from Detroit to Baghdad gathered in the main banquet hall for an evening of discussion, video presentations, dinner, and a closing awards ceremony.

Michigan JournalMon, Jun 15, 2015 Tue, Jun 16, 2015

USAF taps Michael Baker International for Iraq work

The United States Air Force has given $838 million in contracts to Baker International to design, engineer, build and perform services at Balad Air Base to further support Iraq’s purchase of F-16 aircraft from the US.

UPI - United Press InternationalWed, Feb 19, 2014 Fri, Feb 21, 2014

Vice President Biden Welcomes Prime Minister Maliki to the U.S.

Vice President Joseph Biden welcomed H.E. Prime Minister Noori al-Maliki to the Naval Observatory to discuss bilateral relations.

Wed, Oct 30, 2013

Watch: Public Forum With Dr. Saleem Al-Jubouri, Speaker of Iraq’s Parliament

The speaker of Iraq’s parliament, His Excellency Dr. Saleem al-Jubouri, discussed his country’s current challenges in a public forum on June 8 at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Follow the conversation on Twitter with #IraqiSpeaker.

Fri, Jun 5, 2015

Welcome to Iraq(Around the world Embassy Tour)

Wed, May 3, 2017

WHILE RECEIVING HIS IRANIAN COUNTERPART, PRESIDENT SALIH: BUILDING DISTINGUISHED RELATIONS WITH IRAN AND DEVELOP THEM WILL BE FOR THE BENEFIT OF IRAQ AND THE REGION IN GENERAL

President Barham Salih received Dr. Hassan Rouhani, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, at Assalam Palace in Baghdad on Monday, March 11, 2019.
An official reception was held. The national anthems of the two countries were played after which the two Presidents inspected the Presidential Guards.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYMon, Mar 11, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

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