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News & Announcements

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Ambassador Faily Statement on US Congressional Commitment to Unified Iraq

"We are pleased that the final defense authorization bill continues Congressional support for a unified Iraq. This legislation helps to ensure that our government and security forces have the resources, training, and military capabilities necessary to defeat the violent and persistent threat of Daesh."

Tue, Sep 29, 2015

H.E. Prime Minister, The Commander-in-chief of armed forces Dr.Haider Al-Abadi: the Counter-terrorism services gave a big lesson of cooperation between the security forces and citizens

His Excellency Prime Minister, The Commander-in-chief of armed forces Dr.Haider Al-Abadi has confirmed that the Counter-terrorism services gave a big lesson of cooperation between the security forces and citizens, saying that the Counter-terrorism services considers the best in the region, which World leaders confirm.

Wed, Jan 3, 2018 Thu, Jan 4, 2018

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Kuwaiti Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohammad A. Alhakim received a phone call from his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, congratulating him on assuming his duties as Foreign Minister in the elected Iraqi government.

Mon, Oct 29, 2018 Mon, Oct 29, 2018

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

Clarification on status of the Development Fund for Iraq

Washington, DC (June 5, 2014) – In response to several queries regarding the U.S. government’s recent decision to terminate immunities granted to the Development Fund for Iraq and other Iraqi entities, the Embassy of Iraq would like to make the following clarification:

The Republic of Iraq welcomes the decision by the U.S. government to remove decade-old immunities that were granted to protect certain Iraqi financial entities and sectors from lawsuits following the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014

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

Appointed-Ambassador Faily visits U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Mr. Faily observed the process of restoring and maintaining the Iraqi Jewish Archive and discussed final phases of the repatriation of the Archive to Iraq.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

President, In an Opinion Article, Emphasizes: Iraq Is Committed to Mideast Stability, We’re Inviting our Neighbors to Convene in Baghdad

President Barham Salih asserted that his message during his participation in the work of the United Nations General Assembly, stresses that "Iraq has no intention of being dragged into regional conflicts. Iraq intends to protect its own interests and will not allow itself to be used as a base to attack its neighbors or as a battleground for their proxies."

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Statement by Council of Ministers on Military Operations and International Cooperation

The Council of Minsters issued the following statement today after its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on the relationship between Iraq and the international coalition in the war against Daesh.

Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Tender 745 (Ministry of Electricity)-(General Directorate of Electrical Energy)

Tue, May 8, 2018

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARAB - EUROPEAN SUMMIT

President Barham Salih received Mr. Alaa Mousa the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Iraq, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
His Excellency received an official invitation from his Egyptian counterpart His Excellency Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to attend the Arab-European summit due to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh at the end of this month.
The President asked Ambassador Mousa to convey his greetings to his brother H.E. President el-Sisi, expressing his gratitude for this kind invitation.

Tue, Feb 5, 2019 Tue, Feb 5, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States

On February 26, 2020, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in cooperation with the World Trade Center Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center hosted a public affairs briefing program “A Conversation with His Excellency Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States.”

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations February 26, 2020, Public Affairs Briefing explored dynamics affecting Iraq and Iraq’s relationship with the United States.

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Sat, Feb 29, 2020 Sat, Feb 29, 2020
Diplomacy Beyond the Nation-State

Ambassador Faily on Diplomacy Beyond the Nation-State

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – The Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security welcomed the Ambassador of Iraq, His Excellency Lukman Faily, at a roundtable discussion with fellow ambassadors from Chile, Czech Republic, Morocco and Singapore to discuss diplomacy beyond the nation-state with regards to the 2015 QDDR (Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review). Joining them in the discussion chaired by Atlantic Council President & CEO, Frederick Kempe was Hon. Paula Dobriansky and the Special Representative for the QDDR, Hon. Thomas Perriello.

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Iraqi Ambassador Comments on Death of ISIS Leader.

Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen released the following statement regarding the successful military operation against ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in Syria:

“Today justice prevailed. The brutal leader of ISIS, the most evil terrorist organization of today, has met his end. We would like to express our gratitude to the U.S. military personnel who carried out the daring raid in Syria that led to this outcome.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

IHEC Announces Polling Stations in the United States

The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission has announced the polling stations in the United States to serve Iraqi voters in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

INTERNATIONAL TENDER NO.7 /2017 (Pilots, Engineers and technicians Supplies)/ MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate of Contracts and Sales

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate of Contracts, INTERNATIONAL TENDER NO.7 /2017 (Pilots, Engineers and technicians Supplies)

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Appointed-Ambassador Faily and Spouse Host Dinner for Iraqi Delegation Participating in Women's Advancement Program

Appointed-Ambassador Lukman Faily and Mrs. Lameis Faily hosted a dinner at their Residence in honor of a delegation of five senior Iraqi government officials and civil society leaders visiting Washington, DC. Ambassador and Mrs. Faily were pleased to welcome Mr. Midhat Al-Mahmood, Chief Justice, Iraqi Higher Judicial Council and the accompanying delegation.

Tue, Jun 18, 2013

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got a phone call today Saturday evening from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
During a phone conversation, the President and US Secretary of State discussed the latest security and political developments at the regional and international levels, emphasized the need to protect Iraq's sovereignty and respect its independent national decision.

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Press statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Turkish Government to Retrieve 80 Antiquities Taken out Illegally from the Country and Found by Turkish Authorities in 2008.

Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

LA Consulate General hosts 2015 Mobile Consulate

The Embassy of Iraq and LA Consulate General will host a 2015 Mobile Consulate in the following states: California, Arizona, Texas, Washington.

Wed, Dec 24, 2014

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