February 11, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Iraq Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani told the Associated Press Wednesday that the Iraqi government has ordered approximately 250 former Blackwater employees to leave Iraq by the end of the week. The Iraqi government was reacting to a US federal court's December decision to dismiss charges ...[read more]
June 17, 2009
by Brian Jackson
Iraqi Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani said Tuesday that more than 40 police officers face charges following an investigation that revealed abuses in the country's prisons and criminal justice system. Among the alleged abuses, police are believed to have arrested individuals without warrants ...[read more]
December 20, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Iraqi Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani said Friday that 23 employees of the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior who were arrested this week for alleged attempts to rebuild Saddam Hussein's Baath party have been released. On Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said that the arrested ...[read more]
June 26, 2007
by Michael Sung
Iraqi security officials issued an arrest warrant and raided the home Tuesday of Culture Minister Asad Kamal al-Hashimi to investigate allegations that al-Hashimi masterminded an assassination attempt against a parliamentary candidate in February 2005. Al-Hashimi, a Sunni, is the first member of ...[read more]
November 18, 2006
by Caitlin Price
A close associate of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told AP Friday that al-Maliki was unaware of a controversial plan by Shiite Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani to arrest Sunni leader Harith al-Dhari, head of the powerful Association of Muslim Scholars and a vocal critic of the majority- ...[read more]
November 16, 2006
by Gabriel Haboubi
Iraqi Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani announced on Al-Iraqiya state television Thursday that an arrest warrant has been issued for Harith al-Dhari, the most prominent leader of Iraq's Sunni minority, and head of the powerful Association of Muslim Scholars. The Shiite-led Interior Ministry ...[read more]
June 8, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced Thursday that Iraq's parliament has approved his nominee for the country's controversial Interior Ministry, ending a three-week stalemate between Shiite and Sunni political blocs. Nominees for the defense and national security ministries were ...[read more]

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