Tag Archives | Lukman Faily

Iraq's Ambassador to US to Retire

Iraq's Ambassador to the United States, Lukman Faily, has announced his retirement from the Iraqi Foreign Service. In a statement on the embassy's website, Ambassador Faily said: For the last three years, I had the honor of serving as Ambassador of The Republic of Iraq to the United States of America. I would like to […]

Iraqi Children Foundation Hold New Fundraiser

By Simon Kent.  The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF), is hosting its fourth annual "In their shoes" 5K Run/Walk in Alexandria, Virginia on Saturday, May 14th to benefit Iraq's most vulnerable children – its orphans, street children and kids fleeing ISIS. Funds raised provide social services and legal aid to children at risk of trafficking and recruitment by terrorist […]

Lukman Faily on Haider al-Abadi

By John Lee. Iraq's Ambassador to the US Lukman Faily has given an interview with the journal Foreign Policy speaking of his long term friendship with Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi. We learn that Amb. Faily and Abadi were students together in England in the 1980s and both campaigned to raise awareness of the crimes of the regime […]

ICF Charity Event: Lukman Faily Runs Again!

By John Lee. For our more athletic readers in the US, we are pleased to announce a special charity event in Alexandria, Virginia on the 10th of May. Impressively, Iraq's Ambassador to the US Lukman Faily (pictured) will be the Distinguished Guest Runner having recently run in the Boston Marathon. This looks like a fun […]

Amb. Faily Speaks at Brookings

By John Lee. Iraq's Ambassador to the US Lukman Faily (pictured) has joined the Lebanese Ambassador in Washington Antoine Chedid and a panel of experts to discuss the growing regional crisis of Syrian refugees and potential conflict overspill from the war. The event was hosted by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and held […]