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Protestors in Iraq block highway, call for PM to step down

after nine guards loyal to Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi were arrested and charged with terrorism ... guards loyal to Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi were arrested and charged with terrorism offences ...

23/12/2012 - 13:08 - comment 0

Iraq's finance minister resigns at anti-Maliki protest

Iraq’s Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi announced his resignation on Friday at an anti-government Sunni ... Iraq) Iraq’s Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi announced his resignation on Friday ... Rafa al-Essawi, one of the government's few ...

02/03/2013 - 06:04 - comment 0

Shias begin counter pro-government protests in Iraq

nine guards of Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi , a top member of the secular Sunni-backed party ...

08/01/2013 - 14:31 - comment 0

Iraq forces arrest Sunni MP in violent raid, kill brother and 5 guards

last year after Rafa al-Essawi, a prominent Sunni politician, was arrested on terrorism charges. ...

28/12/2013 - 14:35 - comment 0

Iraq's election commission resigns en masse, April 30 polls in jeopardy

Rafa Al Essawi who is a Maliki opponent, from participating in the election , for example.  ...

25/03/2014 - 18:00 - comment 0

At least 14 killed in Iraq protest site raid, 44 MPs resign in wake of violence

following the arrest of guards of the former Sunni Finance Minister Rafa Al Essawi on terrorism charges. ...

31/12/2013 - 11:32 - comment 0

Iraq closes its borders to Jordan after highway protests

after authorities arrested the bodyguards of Sunni finance minister Rafa al-Essawi.  Opposition ...

09/01/2013 - 12:36 - comment 0

Hundreds of prisoners freed to try to curb the tide of protests in Iraq

arrest of at least nine guards of Sunni Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi.Essawi is a leading member ...

15/01/2013 - 05:49 - comment 0

Shiite cleric predicts ‘Iraqi Spring’ as Sunnis continue to protest

with you.”The rallies began on Dec. 23, sparked by the arrest of at least nine guards of Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi, a Sunni Arab and a leading member of the secular Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc which, while part ...

02/01/2013 - 07:00 - comment 0