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France's Hollande in Iraq to support new government

Sep 12, 2014 - 2:11 PM

Hollande is reportedly going to push for solution to ISIS that takes into account several facets including humanitarian and political facets

HOLLANDE. French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech during a meeting for the UEFA EURO 2016 launch at the Elysee Palace in Paris France, 11 September 2014

UN 'genocide' warning as support grows for new Iraqi PM

Aug 13, 2014 - 12:14 PM

The political transition comes at a time of crisis for Iraq

TO SAFETY. Iraqi families fleeing violence in the northern city of Tal Afar, gather at the Kurdish checkpoint in Aski kalak, 40 km West of Arbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region, on July 1, 2014. Safin Hamed/AFP

Maliki spurned as Iraq president nominates new PM

Aug 11, 2014 - 9:31 PM

UPDATED The much awaited political breakthrough in Baghdad came as Kurdish troops backed by US warplanes battled to turn the tide on two months of jihadist expansion in the north

Newly elected Iraqi parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi (L) watching as Iraqi President Fuad Masum (2nd L) shakes hands with deputy parliamentary speaker Haidar al-Abadi (R) after he was tasked with forming a government during a brief ceremony broadcast on state television, August 11, 2014. Iraqi President's Office/Handout/AFP

Iraq PM to sue president, security forces deploy across Baghdad

Aug 11, 2014 - 8:01 AM

Nur al Maliki alleges that Iraq s newly elected president Kurdish veteran Fuad Masum has violated the constitution twice essentially by failing to designate him as the prime minister

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in a press conference in Baghdad, January 13, 2014. Ahmed Saad/Pool/AFP

Iraq gets new president, UN chief urges more urgency

Jul 24, 2014 - 8:26 PM

UPDATED A June onslaught on Sunni Arab areas north and west of of Baghdad led by the jihadist Islamic State group has brought Iraq to the brink of breakup with the government struggling to assert any authority beyond its Shiite power base