Haider al-Abadi

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi in Brussels on the sidelines of the NATO Summit.  The Secretary reaffirmed U.S. support for the Iraqi people and our common … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi PM congratulates troops on ‘big victory’ in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq/July 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Iraq’s prime minister on Tuesday congratulated his fighters on “the big victory in Mosul” — even as fighting with Islamic State militants continued in Mosul’s Old City neighborhood where Iraqi forces are about 250 meters from the Tigris River and facing increasingly fierce resistance. Haider al-Abadi spoke during a … Continue reading Iraqi PM congratulates troops on ‘big victory’ in Mosul