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10 November 2010 1:12
Iraqi political rivals meet again in an attempt to appoint a future government, an expectation they have failed to meet since general elections eight months ago.
The March 7 polls saw arch-rivals, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law coalition and former Premier Ayad Allawi's al-Iraqiya Alliance failing to secure an absolute majority in the 325-member parliament.
The deadlock on...
17 August 2010 7:12
Talks between Iraq's main political rivals break off months after the general polls in March which left the country divided over who should form a new government.
The latest development, yet another blow in the face of war-weary Iraqis, came after election winner and former Premier Iyad Allawi pulled out of the negotiations.
A spokeswoman for Allawi's al-Iraqiya coalition said...
9 August 2010 6:15
The leader of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region says there is no red line for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to run a second term in office.
Meeting with Maliki in the regional capital Arbil on Sunday, Massoud Barzani described the prime minister as an ally, noting that his Kurdistan Alliance would not object if Maliki chose to stay in office for...
12 July 2010 14:49
The political crisis over the new Iraqi government has deepened once again as the country postponed its second parliament session.
"There are still differences in points of views, so it is impossible to enter the parliament hall," acting parliament speaker Fouad Massoum said on Monday.
He added that the next session could be delayed for days, if not weeks, to...
3 May 2010 7:06
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's coalition says it will accept the results of the manual vote recount in Baghdad, regardless of what they might be.
The complaint filed by the State of Law alliance was not aimed at former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's al-Iraqiya coalition, the Iraqi National Alliance, Kurdistan Alliance or any other slates, Hassan al-Sanid from the State...
3 May 2010 0:33
An Iraqi politician dismisses the concerns raised by al-Iraqiya Alliance that it could be "sidelined" by rivals in the process of forming a coalition government.
The alliance, which failed to conclusively win the parliamentary elections in March, is in talks with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law coalition over the structure of the upcoming government.
Al-Iraqiya, led by former...
1 May 2010 0:50
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has warned of a ballot-box coup after a call by his main rival for foreign intervention in the country.
Former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi recently called for an internationally-watched interim government, after his al-Iraqiya Alliance failed to secure a conclusive lead over Maliki's State of Law coalition.
Maliki on Friday lambasted the notion, saying "this...
8 April 2010 10:10
Supporters of influential Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have chosen former Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari as their nominee to lead the country.
Jaafari received 24 percent of the 1.43 million votes cast in a referendum held last Friday and Saturday to pick a prime minister.
Jaafar Mohammed al-Sadr finished second with 23 percent and Suhail, a write-in candidate, placed third with...
18 March 2010 21:25
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's coalition has retained its narrow lead over the al-Iraqiya slate led by former premier Ayad Allawi as Iraq draws near to the final stage in the preliminary tally of votes in the March 7 parliamentary election.
With nearly 90 percent of the votes counted, Maliki's State of Law coalition was about 40,000 votes ahead of...
14 March 2010 13:50
Early results from Iraq's general elections show Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's coalition having a wide lead in the southern oil hub of Basra.
Maliki's State of Law coalition had 219,657 votes compared to 121,497 for the Iraqi National Alliance.
Iraqiya, led by former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, had 36,093 votes. The totals represented 63 percent of the vote in Basra...