Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his government will only refrain from using the dollar in transactions with Iran without complying with the full scope of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Powerful Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday, less than 24 hours after the his bloc was declared winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, the clearest sign yet they could work together to form a coalition.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's list appeared to be leading in Iraq's parliamentary election, followed by influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's alliance, an election commission source and a security official told Reuters on Sunday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Baghdad will not allow the creation of an “ethnic government” in the Arab country as the Iraqi Kurdish region prepares for a highly controversial planned referendum on its independence on Monday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has met with high-ranking military commanders as government troops are preparing to launch a multi-pronged operation to liberate Hawijah town in the oil-rich northern province of Kirkuk from Daesh Takfiri terrorists.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), commonly known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, will take part in a planned offensive to recapture the northern city of Tal Afar from the Daesh terrorist group.