Republic of Iraq


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Noun1.Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western AsiaRepublic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Assyrian - the language of modern Iraq
Ansar al Islam, Ansar al-Islam, Supporters of Islam - a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein
Abu Nidal Organization, ANO, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, Fatah Revolutionary Council, Fatah-RC, Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims - a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries; "in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
IIS, Iraqi Intelligence Service, Iraqi Mukhabarat - the most notorious and possibly the most important arm of Iraq's security system; "the Iraqi Mukhabarat has been involved in numerous terrorist activities"
Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Akhbari - a religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli; "Akhbari Shiism has never promoted political control"
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
Bagdad, Baghdad, capital of Iraq - capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River; "Baghdad is one of the great cities of the Muslim world"
Basia, Basra - the second largest city in Iraq; an oil port in southern Iraq
Karbala, Kerbala, Kerbela - a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed's grandson who was killed there in 680
Kirkuk - a city in northeastern Iraq; the center of a rich oilfield with pipelines to the Mediterranean
Mosul - a city in northern Iraq on the Tigris across from the ruins of Nineveh
Mesopotamia - the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
Babylonia, Chaldaea, Chaldea - an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)
Chaldaea, Chaldea - an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
Assyria - an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq
Assur, Asur, Ashur - an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
Nineveh - an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
Iraqi Kurdistan - the part of Kurdistan that is in northwestern Iraq
Syrian Desert - a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Euphrates, Euphrates River - a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia
Tigris, Tigris River - an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River
Iraki, Iraqi - a native or inhabitant of Iraq; "the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government"
Translations
Republik Irak
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The Council of Ministers endorsed the main joint work plan for cooperation between the Republic of Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council for the period 2018-2023, according to the areas mentioned in the relevant Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in order to develop new practical visions for activating the prospects of cooperation in the fields of Joint action ".
Riyadh, Jumada II 17, 1439, March 05, 2018, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today telephoned Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq Dr.
HE Ambassador Ahmed Al-Kamali presented his credentials as an Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to His Majesty the King of Sweden Karl Kostaf XVI.
14 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain has continuously supported the Republic of Iraq in its fight against the terrorist organisation of Daesh in building the new Iraq and in the international recognition of the Republic of Iraq.
1994 -- The Revolution Command Council in Iraq issues a statement in which the Republic of Iraq recognizes the sovereignty of Kuwait and its political independence.
Amal Mossa Hussein, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Sultanate to bid her farewell at the end of her tour of duty as her country's ambassador to the Sultanate.
Mohamed Shi'a Al-Sudani, Minister of Industry and Minerals of the Republic of Iraq, during a meeting held recently in Abu Dhabi.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, discussed the need to strengthen joint efforts to raise the level of economic, trade and investment cooperation between their countries with Mohamed Shi'a Al-Sudani, Minister of Industry and Minerals of the Republic of Iraq, during a meeting held recently in Abu Dhabi.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reaffirmed Bahrain's support for the Republic of Iraq against violence, extremism and terrorism, backing its actions and measures to eliminate all terrorist organizations and establish security and peace in all parts of Iraq and preserve its sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity.
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met with the visiting Speaker of the Council of Representatives of the Republic of Iraq Dr Salim Abdullah al-Jabouri and his accompanying delegation at Al Bahr Palace in Doha yesterday evening.
24 photography amateurs will take part in the exhibition, representing their embassies of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Federative Republic of Brazil, the Arab Republic of Egypt, French Republic, German Federal Republic, Republic of Iraq, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Kingdom of the Netherlands, the State of Palestine and the United States of America (USA).
It affirms the Kingdom's solidarity with the Republic of Iraq in the face of violence and terrorism and its support for their efforts to achieve security and stability.