FILE - In this Friday, March 26, 2010, file photo Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al- Maliki speaks to the press in Baghdad, Iraq. Al- Maliki threatened Wednesday to call early elections that could tighten... more 
FILE - In this Friday, March 26, 2010, file photo Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al- Maliki speaks to the press in Baghdad, Iraq. Al- Maliki threatened Wednesday to call early elections that could tighten his grip on power if the nation's political factions fail to break an impasse that has all but paralyzed the government. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hadi Mizban, File
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