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Iraqi PM's relatives kidnapped, face execution threat

that Allawi's relatives were snatched from their home in the western Yarmouk neighborhood Tuesday evening.     Al-Naqeeb identified the two as the prime minister's cousin, Ghazi Allawi, and the cousin's daughter-in-law.     "Ghazi Allawi is 75 years old. He has no political affiliation, ...

18/05/2010 - 14:05 - comment 0

GCC states condemn terrorism, congratulate new Iraq leaders

  As regards Iraq, the ministerial council congratulated Iraq's President Sheikh Ghazi Ajeel Yawer and Premier Iyad Allawi of the interim government on assuming their posts, considering ...

18/05/2010 - 14:12 - comment 0

Philippines soldiers leave Iraq as Islamist group offers $280,000 reward for Iraqi PM head

Allawi, according to a statement posted Sunday on an Islamic Web site.    The statement by the group Khalid bin Al Walid Brigade called Allawi an "American stooge" and said that its ... to whoever gets us Allawi's head, his reward will be delivered in Heaven by Almighty God," it said. ...

18/05/2010 - 14:10 - comment 0

Iraq: Heavy clashes kill more than 30

  Also Monday, interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's office confirmed that two of his female relatives who were abducted last week have been freed. Allawi's cousin, Ghazi Allawi, 75, his ...

18/05/2010 - 14:05 - comment 0

At least 13 Iraqis killed in Fallujah clashes as Powell meets Iraq interim president

to Baghdad on Friday.    Powell met Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, ... will be defeated, there can be no other option," Powell said after meeting with Interim President Ghazi ...

18/05/2010 - 14:09 - comment 0

New Iraqi president: Iraqis want to have ''full sovereignty''

Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer on Tuesday was named ... Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer on Tuesday was named as Iraq's new president after former Foreign ... ministership, went to Iyad Allawi, a US-backed Shiite Muslim with military and CIA connections. The presidency ...

18/05/2010 - 14:12 - comment 0

Iraq power handover: Bremer leaves as Iraq PM warns ''forces of terror''

future."     The early turnover came at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi who ... country, a Bush administration official said.    The spokesman said that Allawi had decided late ... Premier Iyad Allawi promised to lead his people to a better future, delivering a sweeping speech sketching ...

18/05/2010 - 14:11 - comment 0

Election day in Iraq: At least 44 dead; Turnout around 60%

and policemen. Casting his vote, Interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi called , "the first time the Iraqis will determine their destiny." The country's mostly ceremonial president, Ghazi al-Yawer, said ...

18/05/2010 - 14:00 - comments 3