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Standard Chartered Bank opens second branch in Iraq

The opening of the second branch makes Standard Chartered the only international bank to have full-fledged on-the-ground wholesale banking operations in two of the main cities in Iraq.

CPI FinancialTue, Mar 4, 2014 Wed, Mar 12, 2014

Spokesperson: We are surprised by the US State Department statement against the Vice Chairman of the Popular mobilization body .

Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is surprised by the statement issued by US State Department Spokesman Heather Naort, in where he described Deputy Chairman of popular mobilization Mr. Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis as a terrorist.

"We confirm that the Popular mobilization body is an inseparable part of the Iraqi forces that are under the orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and that they fought bravely beside the other forces. Al-Muhandis is the Vice President of this fighting body and legally approved by the parliament. Against terrorism

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 30, 2017 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Spokesperson: Iraqi foreign ministry condemns the terroristic attack on the Pakistani city Lahor

" Iraqi foreign ministry condemns the terroristic attack on the Pakistani city Lahor, and presents its condolences and sorrow to the Islamic Pakistani government and people and the victims' families, also stressing on the importance of uprooting the ideology of these extremist groups and make more international efforts to cooperate to defeat its supporting and funding sources ".

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 16, 2017 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahhaf:

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Fuad Hussein leaves to the Italian Capital of Rome to hold a series of meetings and dialogue sessions with officials at the Vatican and the Italian Government. H.E. will also meet the Holy See Pope Francis and discuss the outcomes of the latter’s recent visit to Iraq

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 1, 2021 Thu, May 6, 2021

Spokesman for Foreign Ministry Holds Press Conference

The Foreign Ministry Spokesman Dr. Ahmad Al-Sahaf held a press conference on Wednesday 27/2/2019, in which he presented a summary of the Ministry's policy according to the directives of the government and the national principles of Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 27, 2019 Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Speech of Iraq delivered by Dr. Ibrahim Al- Jaafari Foreign Minister of Iraq in 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in new York

Full text of the speech of Iraq delivered by Dr. Ibrahim Al- Jaafari Foreign Minster of Iraq in session of the United nations general Assembly in new York

In the name of God

(but as for that which benefits the people, it remains on the earth ) [alRaad 17]

Mrs. Maria Fernanda Espinosa President of the UN general Assembly73rd session ..

HE Antonio Guterres UN Secretary-General .. Majesty, and Excellecies

Mercy and blessings of God be upon you

At the start it is my pleasure to congratulate you for your assumption of presidency of the current... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 30, 2018 Sun, Sep 30, 2018

Speech of Iraq at the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement on the Sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

After Iraq folded the page of the war against Daash terrorist gangs , Iraq stands today on the verge of a new stage of reconstruction and building its cities, to achieve development in various fields. In this regard, we point to the success of the recent parliamentary elections held in Iraq on 12/5/2018, And the Iraqis' affirmation of concrete practical evidence for adopting a pluralistic democratic approach to their lives, ensuring that all of them achieve progress, progress and social justice.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 4, 2018 Thu, Oct 4, 2018

Speakers at London Conference Highlight Iraq Potentials, Challenges

Distinguished speakers gathered together to discuss ways for continued economic growth, foreign investment, and wide-ranging reform across all of Iraq.

RudawFri, May 23, 2014 Wed, May 28, 2014
Public Forum With Dr. Saleem Al-Jubouri, Speaker of Iraq’s Parliament (English)

Speaker of Iraqi Council of Representatives Visits the United Sates

Dr. Saleem al-Jabouri was in Washington for an official visit, where he met with Vice President Biden and U.S. lawmakers to discuss the U.S.-Iraqi relationship. The Speaker also delivered public remarks at the United States Institute of Peace.

Fri, May 29, 2015

Speaker Jabouri urges Erbil to remain committed to Iraq

Speaker of the Council of Representative, Dr. Salim al-Jabouri, spoke at the annual MERI conference in Erbil on Wednesday.
The speaker of Iraqi Parliament urged the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to remain committed to a federal Iraq.
Recognizing the importance of the KRG in attracting foreign investment and its role in sheltering an estimated 1.5 million internally displaced people (IDPs), Jabouri appealed for the KRG to consider their mutual interests and remain committed to a federal Iraq.

Thu, Nov 5, 2015

Society of Petroleum Engineers Basra meeting a success

More than 180 attendees from 50 regional and international companies attended the conference to share knowledge and discuss opportunities.

ZawyaMon, May 5, 2014 Wed, May 14, 2014

Shell, Mitsubishi Will Start Iraq Plant on April 15

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and Mitsubishi Corp. (8058) will start capturing gas from Iraq’s oil fields next week in a $17 billion project known as Basra Gas Co.

“Basra Gas Co. will start operations officially on April 15,” said Ali Hussain Khudayir, director general of South Gas Co., which represents the Iraqi government’s controlling stake in the Basra Gas Co. venture.

BloombergThu, Apr 11, 2013 Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Shell to Start Iraq Oil Output Amid Plans for Saudi Investments

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) will start producing crude at Iraq’s Majnoon oil field as early as next month and plans to increase energy investments in Saudi Arabia, its regional vice president said.

BloombergThu, May 16, 2013 Wed, May 22, 2013

Shell to Continue Investment in Iraq

The intention to move forward with a petrochemical plant follows a meeting between Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and Shell Chief Executive.

The Wall Street JournalTue, Nov 19, 2013 Tue, Nov 19, 2013

Shell Opens Iraqi Oil Field

Marking a milestone for both Iraq and Shell, the oil company recently inaugurated the Majnoon oil field.

The Wall Street JournalSun, Oct 6, 2013 Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Shell Oil announces progress at Majnoon Oilfield

The oilfield successfully produced its first shipment of crude oil, marking a significant milestone.

Oil & Gas JournalMon, Apr 7, 2014 Tue, Apr 8, 2014

SG of GSCOM: Iraqi Government depends on the youth to develop the country

15/2/2017 10:18 AM

SG of GSCOM, Dr. Mahdi Al-Alaq, met the Republic of Finland Non-Resident Ambassador, Mrs. Befi Leen, to discuss the cooperation to implement a proposal regarding the youth aged 20-40 years old and the role of the related sides to prepare a suitable headquarter to manage the project, 3000 volunteers will participate to be implemented, she said.

AL-Alaq said, the Iraqi Government depends on the youth in developing the country and he promised to discuss the details of proposal with the related sides to support it.

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Security and Defense Exhibition at Baghdad International Fair: Deadline set for December 15

The third session of the exhibition will be held in Baghdad from March 1-4, 2014. Interested companies should submit their request to attend by December 15, 2013.

Tue, Nov 26, 2013

Secretary-General of Arab League Welcomes New UN Resolution

Mr. Nabil Elaraby contacted Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to welcome Iraq's exit from Chapter VII sanctions and said he considers the decision an historical achievement.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Secretary Kerry, Minister Zebari Reaffirm Strong Partnership Between US and Iraq

In a joint meeting, Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Zebari discussed a range of regional issues and the mutual, committed relationship between the United States and Iraq.

Fri, Nov 1, 2013

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