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Iraq's political impasse persists
Iraqi leaders are set to choose a new parliament speaker, but deep-seated divisions remain unresolved.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 11:12 GMT
Maliki's nomination gets nod
Six months after Iraq polls, Nouri al-Maliki is a step closer to a second term after Shia bloc gave him a huge boost.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 19:03 GMT
Allawi again rejects Maliki as PM
Leader of Iraq's largest political coalition says current Maliki-led government "cannot be repeated".
Last updated: 25 Sep 2010 13:58 GMT
Iraq in gridlock
Who is responsible for the political wrangling that is hindering the formation of a government?
Last updated: 05 Sep 2010 08:26 GMT
Maliki meets Kurdish leaders
Iraqi premier tries to drum up Kurdish support after Shia bloc cuts off negotiations.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2010 08:55 GMT
Iraq parliament session postponed
Political deadlock continues as rival blocs fail to agree on parliamentary speaker.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2010 11:42 GMT
Can Biden end political deadlock?
US vice president visits as Iraq's rival parties wrangle over forming a government.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2010 10:56 GMT
Biden pushes for Iraqi deal
US vice-president urges factions to put aside differences to form a government.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2010 11:48 GMT
Iraq parliament's first session
But three months after its elections, the country is still without a government.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2010 14:33 GMT
Iraq parliament holds first meeting
MPs meet for first time since elections, but fail to discuss new government formation.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 09:34 GMT
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