Mideast Iraq

April 19, 2013 - 6:30 AM
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki greets supporters following a campaign rally in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 15, 2013. Al-Maliki resumed his election campaign after the early voting for security forces in the country's provincial elections. (AP Photo/ Nabil al-Jurani)