Adel abdul-Mahdi - Iraq News - Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki

“I will submit to parliament an official memorandum resigning from the current prime ministry so that the parliament can review its choices,” Adel Abdul-Mahdi said. Abdul-Mahdi was appointed Iraq’s fifth prime minister since 2003 as a consensus candidate following months of political wrangling between rival political blocs.Continue reading

Adel abdul-Mahdi - Iraq News - Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki

The Iraqi government’s move this week to place Iranian-backed militias under the command of the armed forces is a political gamble by a prime minister increasingly caught in the middle of a dangerous rivalry between Iran and the U.S, the two main power brokers in Iraq.Trending News 🔥 Iraq Opposes U.S. Unilateral Actions Against Iran Iran will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed.Speaking at a Baghdad news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Hakim, Zari… Saudi Military Rescues Injured Iranian Crew From Hostile Ship Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, the second-such aid it has offered in recent weeks amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.The Saudi military flew rescue paramedics to… Baghdad’s Green Zone: A Centre For Tension and Conflict In Iraq Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded strip on the banks of the Tigris River was known as “Little America” following the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein. It th… Iraqis Biggest Protest Since Saddam Hussein Takes Center Stage Protests in which 250 people have died over the past month have accelerated dramatically in recent days, drawing huge crowds from across Iraq’sContinue reading

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