Iraq

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Want peace and security? Include women in leadership roles.

The State Department plans to promote security by helping women worldwide reach leadership positions in dealing with conflict.
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U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is giving tens of millions to help nations in the Middle East fight COVID-19. See how the U.S. is assisting people in war-torn Syria.
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U.S. in Iraq helps ensure enduring defeat of ISIS

The U.S. is committed to ensuring the enduring defeat of ISIS and supporting Iraq. Learn more about the two nations' successful partnership.
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Pompeo: Don’t confuse peaceful Iraqi protesters and Iranian-backed terrorists

Learn how the Iraqi people's peaceful, legal protests against Iranian meddling differ from the recent Iran-backed raid on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
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Secretary Pompeo warns Iran is violating Iraqi sovereignty

The United States will continue supporting Iraq's leadership to help ensure that Iraq remains a sovereign, independent nation, Secretary Pompeo says.
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U.S. helps rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure [video]

The U.S. continues to help the people of Iraq as Iran plunders its neighbor's natural resources, causing disease, power outages and high unemployment.
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Dogs lend their noses to Iraq’s de-mining effort

Vivi the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd is one of five specially trained dogs using their incredible noses to help U.S. and Iraqi partners clear the country of explosive devices that ISIS left in its retreat.
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U.S. companies help rebuild Iraq

Post-ISIS Iraq has embarked on rebuilding its battered economy and is looking abroad for private sector partners to tackle major reconstruction projects.
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NATO improves Iraq’s civil-military ties

With cities left in ruin by ISIS, Iraq is embarked on the long road to recovery. NATO is helping Iraq's civil and military ministries meet the challenge.