Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq – Absentee Voting Week

Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq – Absentee Voting Week (September 12, 2022) Location: Iraq (countrywide) Absentee Voting Week is October 1-8, 2022. Be an active voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2022 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states voter registration and ballot request …

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Request your ballot now for the November 2022 General Elections!

  You can use the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) easy online assistant at www.fvap.gov/FPCA to walk through each section of the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) form.  After you finish filling out the FPCA, print it, sign it, and send it to your election office.  Most states accept the FPCA by email or fax while …

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Worldwide Caution: August 2, 2022

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq, February 11-14, 2020

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq, February 11-14, 2020 Location:  Baghdad and Najaf Event:  According to reports, large-scale demonstrations, events, and processions are expected to take place in Baghdad, February 11-13, as well as in Najaf on February 14.  As with prior demonstrations, road closures, including in the Baghdad International Zone and in the …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (November 6, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (November 6, 2018) Location:   Baghdad, Iraq Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad received a report that unspecified militia leaders have discussed plans for kidnapping U.S. citizens attending the 45th Baghdad International Fair, scheduled for November 10-19, 2018.  The militia leaders’ discussion included concealment techniques and ways of …

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VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot …

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NOTICE REGARDING SOCIAL SECURITY SERVICES

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices that provide a full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States.  Therefore, at the request of the Social Security Administration, effective immediately, U.S. Embassy Baghdad American Citizen Services and U.S. Consulate Erbil can no longer …

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Message for U.S. Citizens on Registering for October Foreign Service Officer Exam

The mission of a U.S. diplomat in the Foreign Service is to promote peace, support prosperity, and protect American citizens while advancing the interests of the U.S. abroad. If you’re passionate about public service and want to represent the U.S. around the world, a challenging and rewarding career is waiting for you. The opportunity to …

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