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#AskIraq: Ambassador Faily discusses latest developments in Iraq in a Twitter Q&A

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 21 — Iraq’s Ambassador to the United States, Lukman Faily (@FailyLukman), responded to questions during his seventh Twitter Q&A, a platform he frequently uses to engage journalists and others in the international community to answer questions on developments in his country. The Q&A was moderated by The Century Foundation's Michael Hanna (@mwhanna1).

Wed, May 20, 2015

"Where is Iraq Heading?"

Ambassador Faily discusses the challenges facing Iraq on the home-front, the battle-front and the regional and international fronts.

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

"A Vision for Iraq": Prime Minister Abadi's Remarks at the World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi delivers remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 23, 2015.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

We welcome Al-Azhar Al-Sharif stance calling for preserving Iraq unity and rejecting separation demands

October -2- 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

US announces $56 million in humanitarian aid to Iraqis affected by violence

Today at the UN General Assembly event on the humanitarian emergency in Iraq, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall announced that the United States is providing more than $56 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis who have been affected by violence and are in urgent need of help from the international community. This new funding brings total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the Iraq humanitarian response to nearly $534 million since the start of Fiscal Year 2014.

U.S. Department of StateWed, Sep 30, 2015 Tue, Oct 6, 2015



Fri, Aug 25, 2017

The Embassy Opens Book of Condolences Following Al-Hamdaniyah Fire

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC has opened a book of condolences in its building in honor of the victims of the unfortunate fire accident in Al-Hamdaniyah-Baghdida district in Nineveh Governorate, starting today until Friday 29th, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm …

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq is holding a Mourning Ceremony to honor the martyrdom of the late Air Major Noor Falih Al-Khazali

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to Washington DC is holding a Mourning Ceremony on Friday September 8th , 2017, 5:00-7:00 pm to honor the martyrdom of the late Air Major Noor Falih Al-Khazali who has regrettably fallen at the sad event of the crash of his F-16 jet fighter at a training mission in the State of Arizona.

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

The Embassy Invites American Companies to Participate in BIF

The Head of the Economic Section in Iraq Bureau at the US State Department, Mr. Casey Bonfield visited the Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC where the economic relations between Iraq and the US were discussed …

Fri, Sep 29, 2023 Fri, Sep 29, 2023

Statement of the Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq regarding President's Donald Trump's Executive Order including restrictions on Entry Procedures of Iraqi Nationals into the United States of America.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq should like to express its regrets over the Executive Order of the United States President, issued on 27th January, 2017, including restrictions on the entry procedures of Iraqi nationals into the United States of America.

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Prime Minister Maliki Meets with Businesswomen's Council

His Excellency Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki met with the Iraqi Businesswomen’s Council this week, where he affirmed the role of Iraqi women in business, investment and Iraq’s overall economic development.

Wed, Dec 4, 2013

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi receives a telephone call from US President Donald Trump.

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received on Thursday a telephone call from US President Donald Trump, in which the two leaders discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of developing them.

Mr. Trump congratulated the victories achieved against Daesh gangs and praised the Iraqi forces and the strong courage of Dr. Al-Abadi in leading the war on terror.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Feb 10, 2017 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Criminal Attack that Targeted Innocent Worshippers in Saint Mark's Cathedral, Cairo.

"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the criminal terrorist attack that targeted innocent worshippers in Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassia District, Cairo. On behalf of the Iraqi Government and people

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

MOFA confirms submitting an official note to Turkish and Iranian embassies regarding crossing borders and trade exchange with Kurdistan

The Iraq ministry of foreign affairs confirms the submission of an official note to the Turkish and Iranian Embassies more than a week ago, included an official request by the Iraqi government to both friendly countries with the following:

1- Both countries must exclusively deal with the federal government on regard to the border crossing and closing all access sites with Kurdistan until the federal government takes control.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Oct 6, 2017 Fri, Oct 6, 2017

Minister of foreign affairs mourns the death of the former Iraqi president

​With great sorrow and sadness, we mourns Iraq's diseased former president Jalal Talabani (May God have mercy on him) who was truly a sincere son to Iraq, keen to its unity, security and independency. He has given lots of sacrifices and did the best he could for the country. How Iraq needs such wishful person in consolidating and mend fences. With this painful catastrophe, we present condolences to his family and all Iraqi people, asking God to give them power to sustain this catastrophe.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 4, 2017 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Meeting of Iraqi High-level delegation with U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a number of companies

The head of Iraqi delegation DPM, FM H.E. Fuad Hussen said at the delegation’s meeting with US Chambre of Commerce and a veriety of prominent companies in Washington DC this Friday Feb.10.23 ...

Fri, Feb 10, 2023 Fri, Feb 10, 2023

Iraqis praise smooth balloting process

Citizens described elections as a historic day and were proud to exercise the democratic right to vote for a better future., a service of Al-ShorfaTue, May 6, 2014 Tue, May 6, 2014

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy - Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 1/29/2020

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy, Security Council resolutions, and their right to return to their homes and lands, and stresses that Al-Quds Al-Sharif and Al-Aqsa Mosque are still under occupation, and Arabs and Muslims should stand with them in support of their legitimate rights and the establishment of their independent state with its capital Al-Quds Al-Sharif, and the restoration of all occupied lands to Syria and Lebanon.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 29, 2020 Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Iraq Reconstruction Results in Stadium Boom

New stadiums are part of a national effort by Iraq’s Ministry of Youth and Sport to rebuild and foster unity.

SourceableTue, Dec 10, 2013 Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Iraq exports more oil from southern terminals far from conflict

Iraq's oil exports from its southern terminals on the Gulf have increased, approaching a record high reached in May.

ReutersTue, Sep 23, 2014 Wed, Oct 1, 2014