View Full Version : Maliki Goes After Rival Governments in Diyala, Wasit and Basra

03-11-2014, 02:28 PM
In the last few months Prime Minister Nouri al-Malikiís State of Law (SOL) list has been moving against provincial governments in Diyala, Wasit, and Basra that largely excluded them after last yearís elections. The modus operandi has been the same all three governorates: a member of SOL on the provincial council sues the local administration over how the government was put together and the Maliki friendly courts have ruled them unconstitutional. That has led to the creation of two rival governments in Diyala, an attempt is underway to get rid of the one in Wasit, and Basra might be next.

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