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Pope Benedict XVI to meet Iraqi premier Al-Maliki

Castel GandolfoPope Benedict XVI, Italy - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al- Maliki, was expected to invite Pope Benedict XVI to visit his sectarian strife-torn country during talks scheduled later Friday, Iraq's ambassador to the Vatican said.

The meeting, the first between the two, was set to take place at around noon (1000 GMT) at the pontiff's Castel Gandolfo summer residence in the hills south of Rome.

Al-Maliki condemns bombing after 50 killed in Baghdad market attack

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed to crack down against terrorists Wednesday, a day after a bomb killed 50 and injured 80 in a market in a Shiite neighbourhood of Baghdad.

Iraq's premier confirms differences on US security deal

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Iraqi Premier al-Maliki starts talks in Tehran

Tehran  - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-MalikiIraqi Prime Minister Nur

Iraqi Premier al-Maliki arrives in Tehran

Tehran  - Iraqi Premier al-Maliki arrives in TehranIraqi Prime

Trade on agenda of talks between Swedish and Iraqi premiers

Stockholm - Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt met Friday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a day after a UN- Iraq conference on Iraq's efforts to improve security, human rights and