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U.S. Condemns Recent Bombings in Baghdad

U.S. EMBASSY, BAGHDAD Office of the Spokesperson May 26, 2018 U.S. Condemns Recent Bombings in Baghdad The U.S. Mission in Iraq condemns yesterday’s bombing of the Communist Party headquarters in Baghdad, as well as the bombing that took seven lives in Baghdad’s al-Shula neighborhood on May 23.  Such craven acts of political violence and terrorism ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights.  Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every person is entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Around the world, far too many governments continue to arrest and abuse ...
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Statement by U.S. Department of State About the Iraqi Parliamentary Election

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO Iraqi Parliamentary Election The United States congratulates the Iraqi people on today’s parliamentary election. Citizens from every ethnic and religious group, and from all 18 provinces, including those internally displaced, made their voices heard. The newly elected members of parliament will have the important task of forming ...
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Iraqis in the U.S. participating in the Digital Media Program

The U.S. Embassy has sent a group of Iraqi journalists and social media practitioners to the United States for a two-week #DigitalMediaProgram . The program aims to expose the participants to modern practices in digital media and also connect them with American and international media and press organizations. First stop: Washington, D.C. While in Washington, the ...
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The U.S. Embassy Announces Open Application Period for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that the application period is now open for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program. Applications are due June 30, 2018. Detailed program information, eligibility guidelines, and application procedures can be found at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad website at:  https://iq.usembassy.gov/education-culture/exchange-programs/flta-program/ The FLTA Program is a nine-month ...
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