As Iraqi parliamentary elections approach on May 12, several names are floated as the top candidates with a chance of winning big and being elected the country’s next prime minister should their party succeed.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
Nouri al-Maliki attends Parliament session in Baghdad on Sept. 8, 2014. (AP)
Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh Al-Fayad speaks to the media during. (Reuters)
Popular Mobilization Forces commander Hadi al-Amiri speaks to journalists in Nbaie (20 kilometers) of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, June 12, 2015. ap