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Tariq Al Hashemi

Iraq: Thanks, But We'll Keep Executing People

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraq has executed nearly 100 people so far this year, a big increase over previous years that has intensified concern about whether defenda...

Iraqi Politician Sentenced To Death In Absentia

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- A Baghdad court sentenced Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president to death Sunday after finding him guilty of masterminding the killings of a ...

Lawyers Quit Fugitive Iraqi VP Case In Protest

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Lawyers for Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president charged with running death squads quit the case on Sunday in protest after judges rej...

Iraqi VP's Death Squad Trial Begins

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

By Suadad al-Salhy BAGHDAD, May 15 (Reuters) - The trial of Iraq's fugitive vice-president, Tareq al-Hashemi, opened in his absence on...

Fugitive VP Tried For Running Death Squads

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Former bodyguards for Iraq's fugitive vice president testified Tuesday that they were ordered to kill security officials and plant roa...

Interpol Issues 'Red Notice' For Iraq's Fugitive Sunni Vice President

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Interpol on Tuesday put Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president on the equivalent of its most-wanted list at the behest of the Shiite-dom...

Wave Of Attacks Kills At Least 50, Injures More Than 200 In Iraq

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombs and deadly shootings relentlessly pounded Iraqis on Thursday, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 225 in a widespr...

Iraqi Government Demands VP Face Terrorism Charges

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Shiite-led government on Sunday demanded that authorities in the semiautonomous Kurdish region hand over the country's top Sunn...

BLOODY THURSDAY: Iraq Bombings Kill Dozens

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

(Reuters) - Bomb attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim areas of Iraq killed at least 73 people and wounded scores on Thursday, police and hospital sour...

Is Iraq's Political Crisis Deepening?

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Lawmakers from Iraq's largest Sunni-backed bloc stood by their boycott of parliament when the assembly reconvened Tuesday after a two-...

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 At Baghdad Checkpoint

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 02.24.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — The political party loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called Monday for the dissolution of Iraq's parliament and new elec...

69 Killed, Dozens Injured In Series Of Baghdad Blasts

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — A terrifying wave of bombs tore through mostly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 69 people and evoking fea...

Iraq's Sunni VP Denies Running Hit Squad

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 02.19.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Sunni vice president denied Shiite accusations that he organized death squads, describing the charges Tuesday as a trumped-up c...

Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant For Sunni VP

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 02.18.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Shiite-led government issued an arrest warrant Monday for the Sunni vice president, accusing him of running a hit squad that as...

Tariq Al-Hashem, Iraq Vice-President, Vetoes Election Law, Vote Delay Likely

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's path toward political stability after years of war threatened to veer off course Wednesday when a vice president vetoed part of...

Selling Confidence in Iraq

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

The upcoming days will be a real test for the Iraqi forces. Now that the United States can take credit for restoring democracy to Iraq, is it sufficiently rooted to survive the US withdrawal?