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Routine Message: Annual Verification of the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

Event:  Enroll in or update your information in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is conducting an annual verification of STEP enrollments.  Please  log in  to your STEP account to verify that your profile, phone numbers, email address, travel dates, and location in Iraq are current.  If you are not able to ...
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Travel Alert: Travel Advisory Update for Iraq – U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

November 23, 2021 Travel Alert: Travel Advisory Update for Iraq Location:  Iraq Event:  The Department of State has updated the Travel Advisory for Iraq with information about Civil Unrest. Do not travel to Iraq due to terrorism, kidnapping, armed conflict, civil unrest, COVID-19, and Mission Iraq’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan ...
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Baghdad Public Affairs Counselor Meets Students from Various Academic Institutions in Erbil

As part of International Education Week, U.S. Embassy Baghdad Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Daniel Ernst visited the American Corner Erbil and met with students from various academic institutions in Erbil. Ernst presented on university life in the United States and answered questions from the audience on the educational system.
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Baghdad Public Affairs Counselor Visits Nahum Tomb and and Lalish Temple

Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Daniel Ernst visited Alqosh to see the completion of the renovations of the Nahum Tomb made possible with a $1 million dollar grant from the United States. Mayor Lara Zara met the U.S. delegation and provided a tour and an explanation of the significance of the site. The Tomb of ...
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Health Alert: Updated U.S. COVID-19 Travel Policy – U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq

November 3, 2021 Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy. This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us. Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent ...
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