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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki speaks during the 32nd anniversary of the foundation of the Badr Organization in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—In a speech delivered Friday, Iraqi prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki called on his political rivals to invest in oil rather than seeking foreign investment. During the inauguration ceremony of Al-Gharraf oilfield in the Dhi Qar province in the...
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Followers of radical Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr attend Friday prayers in the Sadr City neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, June 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—A senior figure from the Sadr Movement, led by Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr, said the movement was now the most powerful on the Iraqi political scene on Monday. He also said he was unsurprised by criticism of the Sadr movement from the prime...
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Shiite cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in the Shi’ite holy city of Najaf. (AP Photo/ Alaa al-Marjani)
Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—Sadr movement leader, Moqtada Al-Sadr, struck a fatal blow to the seven-member committee tasked by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki to consider the demands of protesters, announcing the withdrawal of all Sadr movement ministers from this...