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Posts Tagged: Mithal al-Alusi

April 11, 2013 8:32 am

Iraqi Ally of Israel and US Says Party Was Harassed Under Orders From PM Maliki

The headquarters of the Iraqi Nation Party were attacked by a military unit of Iraq's government over the weekend, according to former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal...

February 4, 2013 11:18 am

New U.S. Overtures Please Iranian Officials

Iran's Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, said Monday that he is optimistic about the U.S. government's new approach to Iran. Citing the Obama administration's recent...

February 4, 2013 9:42 am

Report: John Kerry Seeks Meeting With Iranian Foreign Minister

The U.S. has renewed efforts to open a dialogue with Iran vis-a-vis its nuclear program. According to a report in the Israeli daily Maariv, newly...

February 3, 2013 12:59 pm

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Obama to Meet With Ahmadinejad

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi contacted me by phone last week to report that, according to "good sources," U.S. President Barack Obama is expected...

January 27, 2013 7:58 pm

Iraqi Ally of Israel on Hagel, “This is Not a Minister of Defense, But a Minister of Chaos” (INTERVIEW)

On Friday I spoke with former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi, who has championed counter-terrorism cooperation and normalized relations between Iraq and Israel. This Arab...

August 30, 2012 12:27 am

Exclusive: Iraqi Ally of Israel Dispossessed of his Home, he Says by Iraqi PM Maliki

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who in a series of recent interviews with The Algemeiner has spoken of Iran's alleged bribery of numerous Iraqi officials,...

August 21, 2012 10:44 pm

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Alusi to Obama: Demand Assad Give Control of WMD to International Community

Today President Obama warned Syrian dictator Bashir Assad that "use or deployment of ... weapons of mass destruction" would be crossing a "red line,"...

June 27, 2012 3:12 pm

Democracy Takes Time, Even in the Middle East

Last week's Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens about the disappointing results of democratic elections in Egypt the previous weekend. It's...

May 1, 2012 1:20 pm

Exclusive: Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Nouri al-Maliki is a Tool of Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who met recently with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is being used as a "tool of Iran," and Iran is using...

February 15, 2012 11:09 am

Exclusive: Iraqi Ally of Israel Survives Assassination Attempt

Human rights advocate and former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi contacted me by phone today to say he survived an assassination attempt last night by...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...