Iraqi PM Maliki tells Iraq forces to stay out of `political crisis`

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday ordered Iraq`s security forces to stay out of a "political crisis" over who will form the next government, amid fears they could intervene.

Iraqi PM to file complaint against new president

Iraq`s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says he will file a legal complaint against the country`s new president for committing "a clear constitutional violation."

Iraqi PM accuses Kurds of providing base to terrorists

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Wednesday accused the Kurds of providing a base for the operations of terrorist groups, promising to free all lands seized by the militants.

Loss of Mosul threatens Iraqi PM`s hold on power

The disastrous loss of a large swath of the north to Islamic militants is threatening to cost Iraq`s prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, his job.

Iraqi PM declares highest alert against terrorist groups

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on the parliament to approve state of emergency, as insurgent groups took full control of Iraq`s second largest city of Mosul, while he declared the highest alert in the country Tuesday.

Iraqi PM under fire amid `insanity` of suicide bombings

Iraqi PM Nuri al-Maliki came under fire from US lawmakers for the slow pace of political reconciliation and links to Iran, said to fuel a wave of suicide bombings.

Barack Obama to host Iraqi PM in White House

Last month, Barack Obama announced that all US troops stationed in Iraq will pull out of that country by the year-end.

US military trainers might stay: Iraqi PM

Iraq`s political blocs have rejected giving immunity to any American soldiers.

Iraqi PM says decision on US troops may come soon

Officials from both nations believe Iraq is still too unstable to protect itself without US help.

Iraqi PM in Beijing to meet with Chinese leaders

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei says China and Iraq have a traditional friendship.

Bahrain may ignite sectarian war: Iraqi PM

Bahrain has witnessed a month of protests from mainly Shi`ite demonstrators.

Iraqi PM says he`ll cut his salary by half

The move appeared calculated in the wake of anti-govt unrest across Mideast.

Iraqi PM accuses neighbours of meddling

Iraq`s prime minister accused neighbouring states of meddling in his country`s internal affairs to try to influence the formation of the government after elections produced no clear winner and left his party in second place.

Iraqi PM asks for patience after Baghdad bombings

Iraq`s PM is calling on Iraqis to stand by their security forces following a string of attacks in Baghdad.

Election dispute poses risks to security: Iraqi PM

Iraq`s PM has warned that a political dispute likely to postpone Jan polls was a threat to security.