Nouri al-Maliki

How to stop Islamic State: go for the roots, not the head
Columnist Venetia Rainey
In Depth

How to stop Islamic State: go for the roots, not the head

Bombing runs on IS targets are dismissed as ‘shock and yawn’: we need those living under IS to rebel
16 Oct 2014
UK: Tornados' first strikes against Islamic State
Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft
In Brief

UK: Tornados' first strikes against Islamic State

Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages
1 Oct 2014
Iraq's political power struggle ends as Maliki stands down
Iraq's former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
In Brief

Iraq's political power struggle ends as Maliki stands down

Nouri al-Maliki says he will back 'brother' Haider al-Abadi as prime minister for sake of Iraq's unity
15 Aug 2014
Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
In Depth

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants
12 Aug 2014
Al-Baghdadi grabs global jihad brand once owned by Bin Laden
Iraqi army troops chant slogans against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis)
In Depth

Al-Baghdadi grabs global jihad brand once owned by Bin Laden

By using social media, self-proclaimed Caliph Ibrahim insures the flow of recruits from Britain and Europe
30 Jun 2014