updated Fri. June 10, 2022
June 10, 2014
When you hear the words “Iraqi prime minister” and “third term” in the same sentence, you start to wonder. While Iraqi politicians gather in smoke-filled rooms in Baghdad to haggle over April's parliamentary elections and choose the next prime minister, 11 years after the removal of Saddam some are asking, is Iraq slidingÃÂ ...
June 13, 2011
... Basit Turki Saeed, warned U.S. officials that his government will go to court if necessary to recoup the missing money. “Clearly Iraq has an interest in looking after its assets and protecting them,” Samir Sumaidaie, Iraq's ambassador to the United States, told the Times. Share on Facebook Share on TwitterÃÂ ...
June 3, 2011
... half the population, ready to work, ready to roll up their sleeves to assist in the transformation of their country," she said. Thirty companies were represented at the event in the Benjamin Franklin room at the State Department. The Iraqi ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaidaie, attended as well.
Christian Science Monitor
September 7, 2010
“This is a very happy day – we are making progress in the very important field of returning Iraqi history to its rightful home,” said Iraq's ambassador to Washington, Samir Sumaidaie, who said the objects had been found through a combination of Iraqi and American efforts. “Iraq cannot be summarized by 30ÃÂ ...
February 25, 2010
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Secretary John Morton gave the cultural items to Samir Sumaidaie, Iraq's ambassador to the United States, in a ceremony at the Iraqi Embassy. It was the latest in a series of returns of more than 1,000 cultural artifacts. "It is a great privilege and honor,ÃÂ ...
October 10, 2008
Samir Sumaidaie, the Iraqi ambassador to the US, told the Washington Times: "In the conversation, the senator urged Iraq to delay the [deal] between Iraq and the United States until the new administration was in place." He added that Mr Obama had said "The new administration will have a free hand to optÃÂ ...
June 1, 2006
CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer spoke later in the day with Ambassador Samir Sumaidaie about U.S. military investigations into alleged killings of Iraqi civilians in Haditha last year by U.S. Marines. BLITZER: What do you know about what happened at Haditha? SUMAIDAIE: Well, I heard the report very soon afterÃÂ ...