Iraqi PM Maliki “faced a widening revolt

Posted on

"Iraqi PM Maliki “faced a widening revolt"

within his divided government as two senior Sunni politicians joined prominent Shiite lawmakers and Cabinet members in criticizing his policies,” the AP reports. “Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi said he wanted to see al-Maliki’s government gone and another ‘understanding’ for a new coalition put in place with guarantees that ensure collective decision making.”

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.