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Iraq PM Abadi Urges Lawmakers to Stop Squabbling, Rally Behind Army

BAGHDAD, June 2 – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has appealed to politicians to “freeze” their wrangling over his anti-corruption reforms and unite behind the army as it battles Daesh in Falluja, near Baghdad. Abadi has been grappling with a political crisis since February and has been unable to rally the main blocs in parliament to

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Iraq PM Urges End to Protests While Army Busy Fighting Daesh

By Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD, May 26 – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi appealed on Thursday for an end to protests against his government while the armed forces are fighting to retake the city of Falluja from Daesh insurgents. Abadi is trying to refocus the attention of Iraq’s unruly political parties on the war on Daesh so

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