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"
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The Kuwaiti media said that the Amir received a phone call from the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Iraq, Mohammed Al-Halbousi, during which he reassured the health of the Amir after he was recovered thanks to God and grace from the ailment he was exposed to and after conducting the usual medical examinations, hoping him good health and wellness".
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable on Wednesday to King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain, expressing sincere congratulations to Bahrain's national team on their win of West Asian Football Championship 2019, hosted by the Republic of Iraq. His Highness the Amir praised the distinguished performance by the Bahraini team during the competition, in addition to the high spirit of all participating teams.
The Iraqi minister noted the solid bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Iraq, expressing his pride for the development of these relations at all levels.
Barham Salih, President of the Republic of Iraq, on the occasion of the Republic Day of his country.
Muscat: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain has called upon its citizens to immediately leave the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq, "For their safety and security." In a statement online, Bahrain's ministry said, "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain warns all citizens against travelling to the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq at the present time, given the unstable situation in the region and the recent escalations and threats against security and stability.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed condolences to the President of the Republic of Iraq Barham Salih.
[22/March/2019] SANAA, March 22 (Saba) - Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf on Friday sent a cable of condolences to the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mohammed al-Hakim, in the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in Mosul, which killed dozens of women and children.
HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi meets with Dr Qusai Al Suhail, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Republic of Iraq
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al Baker said:"Erbil and Sulaymaniyah have always been two important destinations in the Republic of Iraq, in addition to Baghdad, the capital city, as well as Najaf and Basra.
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.