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Baghdad looks to Trump with Framework Agreement

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced Dec. 2 the formation of a high-level committee to start implementing the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA). This reflects Iraq’s readiness for the era […]

US Franchise Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. On Monday, March 17, the U.S. Charge d’Affaires, John Desrocher (pictured), joined the Chairman of the Iraqi National Investment Commission, Dr. Sami Al Araji, to open a two-day series of “Developing Franchise Opportunities in Iraq” meetings in Baghdad. The meetings offered 10 U.S. based franchisors, including Froots, Dr. G’s, Dental Fix, Radio […]

Joint Statement by Maliki, Obama

In their recent meeting at the White House, President Obama and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and the Republic of Iraq and pledged to advance common interests to support a stable, secure, and prosperous Iraq and Middle East. They also discussed their shared commitment to enhance cooperation under […]

Opportunities for Study, Travel in US

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has announced that it are now accepting applications for the U.S. Government-sponsored Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Programs (IYLEP). This program will provide 250 Iraqi high school and undergraduate students a unique educational exchange experience in the United States during the summer of 2014. Since their creation in 2007, the IYLEP […]

US Pledges Support for Transport Infrastructure

The governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq reaffirmed their strategic partnership during a meeting of the Services, Technology, Environment and Transportation (STET) Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) under the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) on September 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Iraqi Deputy Minister of Transportation Bangen Rekani and U.S. Department […]