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August 13, 2014 1:59 PM

Abadi wins praise inside and outside Iraq, but Maliki still plans fight

Iraq’s prime minister-designate, Haider al Abadi, seems to have the backing of nearly every major political alliance in the country, but there’s no guarantee he’ll be able to take office as long as the current prime minister, Nouri al Maliki, holds the keys to power in the Iraqi capital.

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