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Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Are The U.S. And Iraq On The Same Page?

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

When Secretary of State John Kerry met with freshly minted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday, he declared that the U.S. was "very enco...

Iraq's Troubles Grow As Maliki Digs In

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB and VIVIAN SALAMA | Posted 08.10.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in a surprise speech late Sunday, resisted calls for his resignation and accused the...

Iraq's Troubles Grow As Maliki Digs In

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | World

* Maliki's special forces deploy in Baghdad after defiant speech * Shi'ite militias step up patrols * France echoes U.S...

Iraq Remains On Edge As Insurgent Advance Slows

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

(Adds details on U.S. aircraft carrier, paragraph 4, airstrike on Kurdish forces, paragraphs 11-13, White House comment on Obama, paragraphs 21-22) ...

Biden Calls Iraqi Leaders Amid Sectarian Violence

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his frequent parliamentary critic, in...

Obama To Host Iraqi Prime Minister

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to host Iraq's prime minister at the White House on Nov. 1. The White House said in a ...

Explosion Kills 15 At Funeral In Iraq

AP | By LARA JAKES and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- A car bomb exploded Friday near a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad where mourners had gathered for a funeral, killing 17 people, Iraqi offici...

Obama, Maliki To Meet In DC Next Week

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet at the White House next week with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. A statement announcing ne...

President Obama Offers Iran "A Promise of a New Day"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph A. Palermo

Obama's promise of a new day in U.S.-Iranian relations must be given the opportunity to bear fruit free from outside intervention.