The political tensions are rising at a sensitive time. Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is incapacitated following a serious stroke last week and is being treated in a German hospital. The 79-year-old president, an ethnic Kurd, is widely seen as a unifying figure with the clout to mediate among the country’s ethnic and sectarian groups.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 - Page 6 News List
Iraqi Sunnis rally against government
THREE AND COUNTING:An analyst said there was a danger that if the protests were further fueled by the Syrian war, it could spark revolutionary Sunni action
AP, RAMADI, Iraq
This story has been viewed 1444 times.
Listing from 2015-02-22 to 2015-03-01
- Most read
- Most e-mailed
1Nation prepares to mark 228 Incident anniversary
2The London of Sherlock Holmes
3Sub-colonial era still holds sway
4Apple to pay US$532.9 million over patents
5Turkey evacuates troops from Syria