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News & Announcements

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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

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Attends Graduation Ceremony for Iraqi Pilot Students of F-16 Military Aircrafts

Mr. Faily conveyed congratulations on behalf of the government and people of his country to the Iraqi pilots, who were trained in the United States, on their exceptional efforts to successfully pass the program.

Fri, Jun 28, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Delivers Remarks at US-Iraq Higher Education Conference

"Transactional, Transitional, Transformational: Changing the Paradigm on American and Iraqi Cooperation," was organized by the Iraqi Cultural Office and the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation Office to the U.S., with support from the U.S. Department of State.

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Holds Meetings with Under Secretary for Political Affairs, State Department Officials

Discussions included human rights, political cooperation, the economic side of the Strategic Framework Agreement and educational partnerships.

Wed, Jul 3, 2013

Appointed-Ambassador Faily Meets with Congressman Jim McDermott

Congressman McDermott welcomed Ambassador Lukman Faily to his office where the two discussed the importance of future cooperation between Iraq and the United States.

Wed, Jun 26, 2013

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

Appointed-Ambassador Faily welcomes Governor of Kirkuk

Appointed-Ambassador Faily received the Governor of Kirkuk, Najim al-Din Karim, at the Embassy in Washington, DC on June 11, 2013.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013

Arbil, Iraq named as a National Geographic ‘Best Trips 2014’

Designated the Capital for Arab Tourism for 2014, Arbil offers a historic city center, a landscape of mountains and waterfalls, and authentic Kurdish dishes.

National GeographicFri, Nov 22, 2013 Fri, Nov 22, 2013

Arlington Cemetery Visit, Ambassador Faily

Ambassador Faily honored Americans and Iraqis who have paid the ultimate sacrifices to their countries during a visit to the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

Sun, Jul 14, 2013

Around the World Embassy Tour, May 5, 2018

On Saturday May 5th ( 2018), the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to Washington DC will have the honour to join more than 75 other nations participating in Passport DC, opening its doors to the gracious public and the Iraqi community in the USA during Around the World Embassy Tour.

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

At 17, Zuhal Sultan founded the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq. Next test? Continuing despite ISIS

A pianist herself, she wanted to unite fellow Iraqi youth through music, paving a path to peace by bringing together members from the country’s many varied religions and sects.

St. Louis Public RadioThu, Sep 24, 2015 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Aviation Fuel Inhibiteor FSII-Ministry of Defence, General Directorate of Contracts and Sales- International Render No. 12/2017

Aviation Fuel Inhibiteor FSII-Ministry of Defence, General Directorate of Contracts and Sales- International Render No. 12/2017

For more information visit www.mod.mil.iq

Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Azzam Alwash of Iraq Receives 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize

"...the Mesopotamian marshes are starting to flourish again as a result of Alwash’s advocacy. Almost half of the original area is now flooded again, and the Sumerians have begun to reestablish their lives. In what is perhaps the most telling evidence of his success elevating the importance of the environment in Iraq, the restored marshes are slated to be established as the country’s first national park in the spring of 2013."

The Goldman Environmental PrizeMon, Apr 15, 2013 Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Babylon awaits tourists' return

In an attempt to bring tourists back to Babil, cultural authorities are focusing on organized tours as well as promoting the city as a place for meetings and festivals. Of note, the city already hosts the Babylon Festival for International Cultures and Arts.

Al-MonitorFri, May 8, 2015 Tue, May 12, 2015

Baghdad Approves $15m in Aid to Syrian Regions

Humanitarian assistance will include fuel, food and medicine.

RudawWed, Nov 27, 2013 Thu, Nov 28, 2013

Baghdad Book Fair Brings Together Readers, Publishers

More than 200 Arab and foreign publishing houses from nine countries were in attendance to promote titles from across the world and literary spectrum.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Apr 3, 2014 Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Baghdad exhibit celebrates 100 women artists

The third annual exhibit represented a success not only for the women artists, but also the triumph of beauty and art over the violence and darkness of terrorism.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Apr 17, 2014 Tue, Apr 22, 2014

Baghdad-Basra railway line enters into service

The passenger and cargo railway passes through various cities.

Al-ShorfaMon, May 19, 2014 Tue, May 20, 2014

Ban satisfied with Iraq's cooperation

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his appreciation that Iraq continues to deposit a percentage of its oil revenues to the Compensation Fund, in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions.

Business StandardFri, Dec 20, 2013 Mon, Jan 6, 2014

Better and Safer Roads in Iraq will Boost Regional Trade, Save Lives and Promote Citizens Engagement

The World Bank recently approved the Iraq Transport Corridors Project, a $355 million project to focus on enabling Iraqi staff to plan, manage implement and maintain infrastructure projects.

The World BankThu, Dec 19, 2013 Mon, Jan 6, 2014

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