Maison al-Damiloji, a senior lawmaker from the Sunni-backed ...
Jan 29th, 2012
(Reuters) - Maison al-Damiloji, a senior lawmaker from the Sunni-backed Iraqiya political bloc (R) speaks during a news conference in Baghdad January 29, 2012. Iraq's Sunni-backed Iraqiya political bloc will end a boycott of the parliament, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, easing the worst political crisis in Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's power-sharing government in a year. REUTERS/Saad Shalash (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS) -
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