In a dramatic gesture, Salih made a play for public support by declaring his willingness to resign. Pence's unannounced landing at Ain al-Asad base - his first visit to Iraq as vice president - came nearly a year after President Donald Trump made his own surprise trip to the sprawling complex. Kindly Share This Story: Barham Saleh.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi has agreed to resign after weeks of anti-government protests that led to hundreds of casualties, Iraq's president announced Thursday. On December 26, 2019 5:14 pm In Foreign by Rasheed Sobowale. US Vice President Mike Pence flew in to Iraq on Saturday to meet American troops stationed in the country's western desert, a security source told AFP. Iraq president threatens to quit over PM pick as protests rage. 8:46 a.m.
From CNN’s Arwa Damon in Istanbul and Nicole Gaouette in Washington . The United States has about 5,200 troops in Iraq, down from a peak of 170,000 in 2007, in addition to a number of civilian contractors.

Iraq's President Barham Salih stressed on Monday the importance of relying on the constitution and the national interest to solve outstanding issues between the … Iraqi President Barham Salih has shown that he is in control of the country and has made a show of his contempt for the Iraqi constitution.
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