Category Archives: Talabani

Talabani lambasts Maliki

KT News: President of Iraq Jalal Talabani was sharply critical of Iraq prime minister Nuri Al-Maliki today. Talabani told Al-Arabiya TV that: “Nuri Maliki either has to change himself or else his list has to change him”. Referring to the stand-off in the disputed territories between Kurdish peshmerga and Iraqi troops, Talabani said that he…

PUK must not under-estimate the impact of Talabani’s ill-health

By Mufid Abdulla: Talibani has been absent from Iraq since 16th June when he left for a knee operation that took place on 20th June. An orthopaedic consultant, who preferred to stay anonymous, has told the media that, while Talabani’s age would inevitably mean a longer recovery time, there was “nothing abnormal about his treatment,…