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Posts Tagged: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

August 21, 2018 11:02 am

Iraq to Ask US for Exemptions on Some Iran Sanctions

Iraq's economy is so closely linked to Iran that Baghdad is going to ask Washington for permission to ignore some US sanctions on its neighbor,...

June 24, 2018 11:02 am

PM Abadi, Sadr Alliance Brings Iraq Government Closer

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to...

June 11, 2018 9:53 am

After Ballot Box Fire, Cleric Sadr Says Iraqis Should Unite

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called for Iraqis to show unity rather than squabble over a possible rerun of the election his bloc won last month, in...

May 13, 2018 11:12 am

Iraq PM Abadi Appears Ahead in Poll, Sadr Strong: Sources

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's list appears to be leading in Iraq's parliamentary election, followed by influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's alliance, an election commission source...

April 19, 2018 10:34 am

Iraq Carries Out Air Strikes on Islamic State in Syria

Iraq on Thursday carried out air strikes on Islamic State positions in Syria a week after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country would defend...

March 28, 2018 12:56 pm

Iraq Wants to ‘Keep Away’ From US-Iran Conflict, PM Abadi Says

Iraq wants to "keep away" from the US-Iran conflict, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday. Baghdad wants to maintain a "balance" in its relations with Washington and Tehran, he...

March 16, 2018 10:21 am

US Accuses Iran of Trying to Influence Iraq’s Election

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Iran on Thursday of "mucking around" in Iraq's May parliamentary election, in which Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is seeking another...

March 15, 2018 9:51 am

Iraq PM Abadi Orders Reopening of Kurdish Airports for International Flights

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered on Thursday the reopening of the airports of Erbil and Suleimaniya, in the Kurdistan region, for international flights, a...

March 13, 2018 11:17 am

Iraqi PM Agrees to Lift Ban on International Flights to Kurdistan Region

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi agreed to lift a ban on international air traffic to the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, in a decree which said...

March 9, 2018 10:08 am

Iraq’s Shi’ite Militias Formally Inducted Into Security Forces

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi issued a decree on Thursday formalizing the inclusion of Shi'ite paramilitary groups in the country's security forces. According to the decree,...

February 6, 2018 10:12 am

Iran-Backed Iraqi Groups Urge Full US Withdrawal, Hardliners Threaten Attacks

Two major Iraqi Shi'ite groups backed by Iran are demanding all US forces leave Iraq, opposing plans by Baghdad and Washington to keep some there...

October 26, 2017 10:04 am

Baghdad Refuses Kurdish Offer to Freeze Independence Vote

Baghdad on Thursday dismissed an offer from Iraqi Kurdish leaders to freeze the outcome of a vote for independence last month in a bid to...

October 22, 2017 10:16 am

Secretary of State Tillerson Pushes for Saudi, Iraqi Alliance Against Iran

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday promoted a Trump administration goal of uniting Saudi Arabia and Iraq in common cause to counter Iran’s...

August 31, 2017 10:13 am

Iraqi Prime Minister Declares Key City Is ‘Liberated’ From ISIS

Iraqi forces have seized the strategically important city of Tal Afar from ISIS, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Thursday. A US-backed operation to retake the northwestern...


French Politician Files Legal Complaint Against Newspaper Le Monde For...

A Jewish former member of the French parliament has filed a complaint against Le Monde, one of the country's leading...


Palestinians Chant in Support of Hamas at Temple Mount

i24 News - Palestinian worshippers chanted slogans in praise of "martyrs" and in support of Hamas chief Mohammad Deif at the end of morning prayers on Friday at Jerusalem's Temple...

Middle East

Senior Hezbollah Official says ‘The Internal Conflict in Israel will...

i24 News - Sheikh Naim Qassem, Deputy Secretary General of the terrorist group Hezbollah, said during an interview with the...

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