Protest against Iraq PM blocks highway to Syria Jordan

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“Maliki is a prisoner of a sick mind, obsessed with power,” said Hashemi, who has been handed multiple death sentences in absentia for charges he insists are politically motivated.

“The Islamic and Arab world looks at him now as the sponsor of the Safavid (Iranian) project in Iraq.”

Hashemi also called for a no confidence in the premier, accusing Maliki of aiming “to get rid of his opponents.”

Sectarian tensions are still significant in Iraq, which suffered years of brutal confessional violence in which tens of thousands of people were killed and many more forced from their homes.

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