Iraq's former prime minister Abadi hints at comeback
Iraqi ex-prime minister Haider al-Abadi is eyeing a sequel to his turbulent single term, he hinted to AFP, warning a failure to tackle sectarianism and corruption risks seeing his country "fall apart".
Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally deserts him over unrest
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi faced calls to resign Saturday as his alliance with a populist cleric who won May elections crumbled over deadly unrest shaking the country's south. The two leading groups in parliament called on Abadi to step down, after lawmakers held an emergency meeting on the public anger boiling over in the…
The Islamic State group in Iraq
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday declared the end of the war to expel the Islamic State jihadist group from Iraq.
Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against IS' in Iraq
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the Islamic State jihadist group out of the country.
Macron invites Iraq PM to Paris to discuss Kurdish vote
French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit Paris on Thursday, saying the aim is to calm tensions after the deeply divisive Kurdish independence referendum.
Iraq PM, Kurdish chief in war of words over independence vote
Kurdish leader Massud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi engaged in a war of words Tuesday a day after the Kurds staged an independence referendum in their autonomous region.
Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near Mosul
In a televised speech early Sunday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, dressed in military uniform and standing in front of an Iraqi flag and map of the country, announced "the start of an operation to free Tal Afar".
Iraqi prime minister hails victory over 'brutality and terrorism' in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over "brutality and terrorism" in Mosul on Monday, announcing his forces had ended the Islamic State group's rule over the country's second city.