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Amid mosque violence, Sunni leaders suspent government talks

fire on a Sunni mosque in Baghdad Friday, two influential Sunni leaders are pulling out government ... and Sunnis vying for power in Iraq's governement under new PM-elect Haider al-Abadi. Iraqi president ... two influential Sunni leaders are pulling out government talks with Shiite leaders.  ...

23/08/2014 - 20:05 - comment 0

Iraq's Shia government begins crackdown on Sunni 'terrorists'

demonstrators at the main rallying point for anti-government Sunni protests in Western Iraq. ... for anti-government Sunni protests in Western Iraq in the early hours of Saturday, AP reported. Authorities ... government this month, announced his resignation after police opened fire on Sunni demonstrators ...

10/03/2013 - 10:31 - comment 0

Iraq's army gets an Iraqi scolding for involvement in Sunni protest crackdown

at the government for letting its army intervene in anti-government Sunni led protests in Hawija, near Kirkuck. The head of the Iraqi list, a parliamentary bloc, has criticized the government’s decision to involve ... and injured when Iraqi security forces stormed a Sunni Muslim anti-government protest camp in Hawija ...

25/04/2013 - 09:37 - comment 0

Further clashes between Shia rebels and government forces in Yemen

Heavy clashes between Shia Houthi rebels and Sunni tribesmen backed by government forces erupted in northern Yemen. Heavy clashes have reportedly erupted between Shia Houthis and Sunni tribesmen in northern Yemen. On Monday, ...

08/07/2014 - 08:02 - comment 0

Govt airstrikes in Iraq's Anbar kill 50 while Obama meets with MPs on Sunni integration

While the government launched attacks on the primarily Sunni populated province, U.S. President Barack Obama met with Iraqi parliamentarians on the issue of Sunni tensions with the government in a bid to encourage MPs to integrate more Sunni tribal leaders into the governing fold, according to Al-Arabiya.  ...

23/01/2014 - 07:22 - comment 0

Nasrallah accuses Lebanese government of stirring turmoil between Sunnis and Shiites

Lebanese government leaders of stirring turmoil between Sunnis and Shiites Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah late Sunday accused Lebanese government leaders of stirring turmoil between Sunnis and Shiites, days after deadly riots swept the capital, killing at least four. ...

18/05/2010 - 09:55 - comment 0

Iraq: Sunni ministers refuse to attend government meetings

Four Sunni Cabinet ministers will refuse to attend government meetings to protest the way Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki handled legal proceedin Four Sunni Cabinet ministers will refuse to attend government meetings to protest the way Iraqi Prime ...

17/05/2010 - 21:38 - comment 0

Iraq: Iran may raise level of talks with U.S. as Sunni bloc suspends government participation

on Iraq which aims at supporting the country's security, solidarity and its government. Commenting on the second round of Iran-US talks on Iraq, the Iranian leader said, "Assisting the people and government ... within our power to help Iraq's security, solidarity and its government." Asked if the issue ...

17/05/2010 - 20:53 - comment 0

Iraq: In an unprecedented move, leading Sunni group discusses coalition government

government.”   Many Sunni and opposition parties in Iraq, including one headed by former Prime Minister ... In an unprecedented move, leaders of the main Sunni ... of In an unprecedented move, leaders of the main Sunni group in Iraq, the Arab Iraqi Accordance Front, made a trip ...

18/05/2010 - 11:57 - comment 0

So long shale? Sunny MENA to invest $50 billion in solar energy by 2020

$50 billion worth investments made in its solar power sector by 2020 as regional governments ... made in its solar power sector by 2020 as regional governments increasingly push for the adoption ...

20/01/2014 - 08:43 - comment 0