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2014
-10/29/14  Interview of General Allen With Al Jazeera Arabic News Channel; Doha, Qatar
-10/15/14  Remarks to the Press on Countering ISIL;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen; Washington, DC
-09/26/14  Under U.S. Leadership, World Will Defeat ISIS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Boston Globe
-09/23/14  Remarks at a Stakeout With Iraqi President Fuad Masum and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jafari;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Headquarters; New York City
-09/22/14  Interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/22/14  Remarks at Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York City
-09/19/14  Statement as Chair of Ministerial Debate of the UN Security Council on Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York, NY
-09/17/14  Opening Remarks on the United States Strategy To Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/13/14  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-09/13/14  Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-09/13/14  Joint Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-09/10/14  ISIL's Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  President Obama's Address on the ISIL Threat; Washington, DC
-09/10/14  Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Remarks With Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Remarks With Iraqi President Fuad Masum Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Presidential Guest House; Baghdad, Iraq
-09/10/14  Remarks at the Launch of the Senate Human Rights Caucus;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-09/08/14  Remarks on the Formation of the Iraqi Government;  Secretary of State John Kerry; State Department Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-09/05/14  Remarks at Top of Meeting on Building an Anti-ISIL Coalition Co-Chaired by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Celtic Manor; Wales, United Kingdom
-08/14/14  Maliki Steps Aside and Supports Al-Abadi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/11/14  Background Briefing En Route to Sydney, Australia; En Route to Sydney, Australia
-08/11/14  Remarks After a Tour of the HMB Endeavour;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Australian National Maritime Museum; Sydney, Australia
-08/11/14  U.S. Welcomes Important Step in Iraq's Government Formation Process;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/07/14  Statement on Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/15/14  U.S. Congratulates Iraqis on the Election of a Parliamentary Speaker;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/13/14  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palais Coburg; Vienna, Austria
-07/01/14  U.S. Welcomes Saudi Arabia's $500 Million Pledge To Help Iraqis in Need;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/28/14  Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meetings With Syrian Opposition Council President Ahmad Jarba, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Call With Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani; En Route to Shannon, Ireland
-06/24/14  Interview With Alexander Marquardt of ABC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Erbil, Iraq
-06/24/14  Interview With Andrea Mitchell of NBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Erbil, Iraq
-06/24/14  Interview With James Rosen of Fox;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Erbil, Iraq
-06/24/14  Interview With Kim Ghattas of BBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Erbil, Iraq
-06/24/14  Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Erbil, Iraq
-06/23/14  Meeting With Embassy Baghdad Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-06/23/14  Press Availability on Syria and Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-06/22/14  Background Briefing in Amman, Jordan; Amman, Jordan
-06/19/14  Remarks by the President on the Situation in Iraq; Washington, DC
-06/18/14  Interview With Savannah Guthrie of NBC's Today Show;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/15/14  ISIL Claims Massacre in Tikrit;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-06/15/14  Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-06/13/14  President Obama Gives an Update on the Situation in Iraq; Washington, DC
-05/28/14  Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony; U.S. Military Academy-West Point; New York City
-04/30/14  Iraqi Parliamentary Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/19/14  A Renewed Agenda for U.S.-Gulf Partnership;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
-02/10/14  U.S. Condemns Attack on the Convoy of Iraqi Parliament Speaker Nujaifi;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/14  Al-Qaeda's Resurgence in Iraq: A Threat to U.S. Interests;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran and Iraq Brett McGurk, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC

2013
-12/26/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/25/13  U.S. Welcomes Political and Diplomatic Initiatives Today in Baghdad;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/01/13  Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/24/13  U.S. Pledges Support to UN Trust Fund for Resettlement of Camp Hurriya Residents;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/11/13  Relocation of Remaining Individuals from Camp Ashraf to Camp Hurriya in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/06/13  Situation at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Background Briefing on U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic JCC Meeting and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Washington, DC
-08/10/13  U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq and Pledges to Help Combat al Qaeda;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/27/13  UN Security Council Decision to Transfer Chapter VII Mandate to the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/24/13  27 Camp Hurriya Residents Depart for Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/15/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/03/13  Thirty MEK Camp Hurriya Residents Depart Iraq for Relocation to Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/16/13  14 Camp Hurriya Residents Depart for Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/24/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Baghdad;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/24/13  Solo Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/18/13  United States Welcomes Government of Albania Resettlement Offer for Former Camp Ashraf Residents; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/05/13  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns' Meeting With Iraqi National Security Advisor Faleh al-Fayyad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/09/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2012
-12/11/12  Senior Administration Officials on Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qaida in Iraq; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qa'ida in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/28/12  Background Briefing on an Announcement Regarding the Mujahedin-e Khalq; Via Teleconference
-09/25/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Meetings With Iraqi Vice President al-Khuzai, Arab League Secretary General Elaraby, and Yemeni President Hadi; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/25/12  Remarks With League of Arab States Secretary General Nabil Elaraby at Memorandum of Understanding Signing;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/16/12  Camp Ashraf; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/12  Concern about Camp Ashraf; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-07/06/12  Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Daniel Benjamin and Special Advisor to the Secretary on Camp Ashraf Ambassador Daniel Fried on the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) Designation and the Current Situation at Camp Ashraf; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
-06/18/12  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials on Camp Ashraf; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/18/12  Concern about Camp Ashraf; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/10/12  Remarks on Iraq and Syria;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; Remarks to the Media at a Security Council Stakeout; New York City
-02/28/12  State Department and USAID Budget Request;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-02/18/12  Update on Camp Ashraf; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/16/12  Camp Ashraf; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/12  Rightsizing U.S. Mission Iraq;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-02/07/12  Briefing on Recent Developments at Camp Ashraf; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/24/12  Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address; Washington, DC
-01/10/12  Interview With Anadolu News Agency; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ankara, Turkey

2011
-12/25/11  Situation at Ashraf;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/14/11  Remarks by the President and First Lady on the End of the War in Iraq; Fort Bragg, North Carolina
-12/08/11  Al-Qaida After Bin Laden;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Jamestown Conference at the National Press Club; Washington, DC
-12/06/11  Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey on Saddam Hussein and Iraq; Baghdad, Iraq
-11/30/11  Preserving Progress in Iraq, Part III: Iraq's Police Development Program;  Deputy Assistant Secretary M. Brooke Darby, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Statement before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-11/16/11  Supporting Democratic Transitions and Economic Opportunity in a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; MEI Annual Banquet; Washington, DC
-07/08/11  Swearing-In Ceremony for Dan Shapiro, Ambassador to Israel;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/24/11  Remarks With Speaker of the Iraq Parliament Osama al-Nujaifi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/23/11  Iraq: Terrorist Attack on American Convoy in Baghdad; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/21/11  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Official on an Update of the Middle East Peace Process; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, United States
-06/03/11  Remarks at the Business Forum Promoting Commercial Opportunities in Iraq;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-04/08/11  Situation at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-03/16/11  Interview With Al-Iraqiya News;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; U.S. Embassy; Baghdad, Iraq
-01/21/11  Iraq: Recent Attacks;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC

2010
-12/31/10  Iraq: Violence Against Christians;  Acting Department Spokesman Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-12/21/10  Announcement of New Iraqi Government;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-11/12/10  Formation of the Iraqi Government; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and North African Affairs Michael Corbin; Foreign Press Center Briefing; Washington, DC
-11/12/10  Iraqi Government Coalition Agreement;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-10/01/10  Background Briefing On the Upcoming Commerce Trade Mission in Iraq; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/31/10  President Obama's Address on the End of the Combat Mission in Iraq; Washington, DC
-08/28/10  The End of Combat Operations in Iraq; Washington, DC
-08/17/10  Briefing by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Washington, DC
-08/16/10  U.S. Transition in Iraq; Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Corbin, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/15/10  Bombings in Sistan-va Baluchistan Province of Iran;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-07/13/10  Remarks With Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-07/05/10  Background Briefing on the Vice President's Trip to Iraq; Baghdad, Iraq
-06/01/10  Certification of the Iraqi Election Results;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/30/10  Baseball and Softball Bring Iraqi and American Youth Together; Washington, DC
-04/27/10  Election Transparency in Iraq;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/05/10  Joint Statement Condemning the Baghdad Bombings of April 4; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/30/10  Briefing On Results of the Iraq National Elections Via Digital Satellite; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Washington, DC
-03/26/10  Results of the Iraq National Election;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/16/10  Meeting with Iraqi Women Provincial Council Leaders;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/07/10  Iraqi National Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-03/07/10  Joint Statement By Ambassador Christopher R. Hill and General Ray Odierno On Iraq's Parliamentary Election; Baghdad, Iraq
-02/19/10  Asessment of Iraq Before the March 7th Elections; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Foreign Press Center Briefing; Washington, DC
-02/17/10  Briefing On Upcoming Iraqi Elections and U.S.-Iraqi Relations; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Washington, DC
-02/02/10  Remarks With Iraqi Vice President Dr. Tariq Hashimi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-01/28/10  Interview With Jill Dougherty of CNN ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; London, United Kingdom
-01/26/10  Multiple Bombings in Baghdad;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/26/10  Remarks With Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

2009
July-December
January-June


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