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The tightrope of foreign intervention in Iraq
What is Western intervention in Iraq risking?
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 13:07 GMT
Iraqi Sunnis open to backing new PM
Leaders and clerics say they are ready to join new administration of Haider al-Abadi if certain conditions are met.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 19:45 GMT
Maliki's political games
Iraq's political crisis takes another dramatic turn, as Maliki refuses to go.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 10:32 GMT
Iraq's Shia divided over new PM nomination
Haider al-Ibadi's nomination has created tension in Baghdad, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said he won't step aside.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 09:31 GMT
Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani signals that PM Nouri al-Maliki should not cling to power.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 12:01 GMT
Sistani: Iraq leaders must not cling to power
Iraq's top cleric says political leaders should not cling to their posts, in apparent reference to PM Nouri al-Maliki.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 00:08 GMT
Kurdish forces seize disputed oilfield
Kurdish region claims disputed northern oilfield as twin bombings at the entrance to province's capital kill 31.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 14:01 GMT
Iraq: A military solution to a political problem?
The unconditional nature of foreign military aid has contributed to Maliki's rigidity in solving the conflict in Iraq.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 09:05 GMT
Iraq air raids hit 'rebel positions in Baiji'
Military announces new push on key oil refinery as Shia religious leader deplores failure to form coalition government.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 14:09 GMT
Iraqi PM offers amnesty to rebel Sunni tribes
Maliki says rebel call for new caliphate threatens entire region as deadly clashes erupt in Shia holy city of Karbala.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:28 GMT
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