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Nouri al-Maliki


About Nouri al-Maliki

Nouri al-Maliki is the Prime Minister of Iraq.

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As Iraqi Prime Minister

In March 09, Maliki was on his maiden visit to Australia and met the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

Nouri al-Maliki in recent news

Nouri al-Maliki in News

UN Security Council approves 30 days extension to its Syria monitoring mission
Western countries says this extension will be final

Iraqi president calls for national dialogue to avoid growing rifts
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani urged the country's deeply-divided political factions to resolve their political dispute through national dialogue to avoid growing tensions that could split the country.

Obama's Iraq policies questioned as Maliki consolidates authoritarian political control
The United States policies on Iraq have come under the scanner as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is moving steadily to consolidate his control over the country's institutions and security forces with the apparent acquiescence of the Obama administration, according to a report.

Iraqi Sunni tribal sheikh admits sending men to fight against Assad regime in Syria
An Iraqi Sunni sheikh has admitted to sending his men and tens of thousands of dollars worth of arms and other aid across the border to fight the Bashar al- Assad regime in Syria.

Ex-Iraq PM accuses Maliki of 'detaining, torturing' political opponents
Former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has accused Nouri al-Maliki of jailing over 1,000 members of opposition political parties, detaining many of them in secret locations with no access to legal counsel and using 'brutal torture' to extract confessions.

Iraq leaders seeking Prime Minister Maliki's exit
Iraq's political crisis has escalated with two groups within the government's ruling coalition meeting to discuss the possibility of ousting Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Iraq's anti-US Sadrists call for dissolution of parliament, early elections
An Iraqi political party loyal to anti-US Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has called for the dissolution of their country's parliament and said that new elections should be held soon.

Iraq Vice President refuses to face trial in Baghdad, raises prospect of fleeing country
Iraq Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who is facing an arrest warrant on terror charges, has said that he would not go to Baghdad to stand trial and has raised the prospect of fleeing the country.

Iraq Vice President says PM al-Maliki behaving like Saddam Hussein
Iraq Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who is facing an arrest warrant on terror charges, has accused Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of behaving like former leader Saddam Hussein.

Iraq political crisis looms as Maliki orders arrest of vice president on terror charges
Fears of a political crisis in Iraq have emerged after the country's Shia Muslim Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered the arrest of the Sunni vice president Tareq al-Hashemi on terrorism charges within hours of the final departure of US troops from the war-torn country.

NATO training mission in Iraq likely to be withdrawn by month end
The NATO's training mission in Iraq is on the verge of being closed because the alliance failed to win assurance from the government that its forces would not be liable for persecution.raq officials said they had been informed that NATO troops would withdraw by the end of this month after failing to reach a consensus on the issue.

Iraq denies Tariq Aziz's planned execution after US withdrawal
Iraq has denied a report suggesting that it would execute former foreign minister Tariq Aziz after U.S. troops withdraw at the end of the year.

'Ouster of Syria's Assad will bring war to Middle East': Iraq PM Al-Maliki
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has warned that the Middle East would be engulfed by sectarian bloodshed if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is removed.

Ongoing Syrian turmoil threatens Iraq's 'fragile security' after US troop exit
Iraq is increasingly worried that the ongoing turmoil in neighboring Syria could upset its own fragile security and fractious political order, especially as the US military is set to withdraw its last troops from the war-torn nation.

Iraq reviving stalled multi-million-dollar deal to buy fighter jets from US
Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said he is reviving a stalled deal to buy multi-million-dollar fighter jets from the United States and affirmed the need for American trainers to help Iraqi forces operate and maintain the 36 F-16s.

Iran weapons used to attack Americans in Iraq: Panetta
Baghdad, July 11 United States Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has claimed that Iran has been sending weapons to militia outfits in neighbouring Iraq to attack American troops and civilians based in that country.

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