Maliki rejects calls for emergency government

June 26, 2014 7:07 AM

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Maliki rejects calls for emergency government

In his weekly address to the nation, he described such efforts as a "rebellion" against the constitution. The United States is pressing Iraq to create a more inclusive government, urging Maliki, a Shiite, to reach out to the country's disaffected Sunni Muslim minority.

With the country's conflict expanding, Baghdad is locked in a period of intense political maneuvering that could result in Maliki's loss of the premiership. Given the violence, he is likely to struggle to form a government although his party won the largest share of the vote in April parliamentary e...

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