Iraq welcomes Nobel Peace Prize winner Murad

World 12/12/18, 03:26

Iraqi activist Nadia Murad is meeting with her country's president in Baghdad after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence. Murad, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority, was among thousands of women ...

Iraq’s president meets Saudi king after visiting rival Iran

World 11/18/18, 12:02

Saudi Arabia's King Salman received Iraq's president in Riyadh on Sunday, a day after the Iraqi official visited the kingdom's rival, Iran.Barham Salih's back-to-back visits to Iran and Saudi Arabia reflect the delicate balance Iraq seeks to maintain in a ...

Iraq to swear in president after independent tapped to be PM

World 10/03/18, 04:07

Iraq's newly-elected president is set to be inaugurated a day after tapping an independent Shiite lawmaker for the post of prime minister.Barham Salih, a longtime Kurdish politician, is scheduled to take office on Wednesday, a day after being elected by ...

Update: Shiite independent tapped to be next Iraqi PM

World 10/02/18, 16:30

The Latest on Iraq's election of a new president, a step toward forming a new government following May elections (all times local):11:15 p.m.Iraq's new president has tasked veteran Shiite politician Adel Abdul-Mahdi with forming a new government nearly five months ...

Iraq elects new president in step toward forming government

World 10/02/18, 14:49

Iraq's parliament elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the country's new president on Tuesday, a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections.State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes ...

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