Nuri Al Maliki

Iraq investment concerns remain as trade fair ends

Iraq may have been trumpeted as the top destination for investment, but experts warn that myriad problems keep it from being a good choice for all.

Iraq calls meeting with Turkish envoy to clear the air

Iraq has summoned Turkey's ambassador to complain over comments from officials about a political crisis in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government.

Iraq’s political crisis deepens after US forces withdraw

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on lawmakers to withdraw confidence from one of his deputies as the country's political crisis deepened.

Arab League: Syria to agree on mediators, peace talks

The Arab League expects Syria to agree soon to allow observers in to monitor and mediate the protection of civilians while peace talks get under way.

Obama promises troops will leave Iraq by year-end

President Barack Obama said on Friday the United States will fulfill its pledge to pull troops out of Iraq by the end of the year.

Bomb attacks on Shi’ites and Iraqi police kill at least 48

At least 48 people were killed in Iraq on Thursday in bombings targeting Shi'ite pilgrims and police as United States troops prepare to withdraw.

Dozens killed in Iraq suicide bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd of police recruits in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, killing about 50 people.

Iraq approves new govt with al-Maliki as PM

Iraq's Parliament approved Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his new government on Tuesday.

Iraq rivals seal power-sharing deal amid increase in violence

Iraq's divided political factions sealed a power-sharing deal more than eight months after an inconclusive general election.

PM al-Maliki emerges as frontrunner after Iraq vote

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki emerged on Monday as a frontrunner after an election seen as a test of the nation's young democracy.

Baghdad bombings raise political tensions

The latest bomb attacks in Baghdad have increased pressure on Nuri al-Maliki, who is already in the cross-hairs of former Shi'ite allies.

Al-Sadr group announces deal to end Baghdad fighting

The movement of radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday it had struck a deal with the Iraqi government to end fighting in its Baghdad stronghold of Sadr City. Sheikh Salah al-Obeidi, the spokesperson for the cleric's office in the central shrine city of Najaf, said the deal will be effective from Sunday.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories