The anti-corruption drive will be carried out without favour, including within Prime Minister's party
Weeks of demonstrations and corruptions have paved the way for al-Abadi to call for reforms including abolishing the post of rival Nuri al-Maliki.
White House said in a statement US. Vice President Biden was glad over recent military succes
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi to arrive in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss bilateral ties, economy and enegery issues.
Barack Obama has approved a plan to send 450 additional troops to Iraq to train and advise Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIL
U.S. President Barack Obama hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at G7 summit in Germany
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar Abadi said that air support against ISIL is not enough
ISIL captured 2300 armoured vehicles from Iraqi army last year in the country’s second-largest city Mosul
US Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister to reiterate US support to Iraqi government in its fight against ISIL
The visit came in response to an invitation last month from Russian President Vladimir Putin and also coincides with the fall of Ramadi city to ISIL.
Obama "reaffirmed the strong US support" for Iraqi Prime Minister in his effort to lead operations to retake the city of Ramadi, the White House said.
Asked about when Baghdad would pay: "Iraq can pay for it later, not now... I think there can be an arrangement for deferred payment."
President promised funds during White House meeting with Iraqi prime minister.
In his first U.S. trip since becoming prime minister, Abadi is expected to seek billions of dollars in drones and other U.S. weapons to combat ISIL, which seized much of northern and central Iraq last year.
Statement by Iraqi PM says Iraqi security forces captured western and southern parts of Tikrit.
Iraq is struggling to attract foreign investment and diversify its revenue sources away from oil, the price of which plunged in the second half of last year.
Abadi said that while the West was sometimes slow to deliver help, Iran was filling the gap.
London hosts international meeting to discuss combating ISIL.
Abadi appealed for more training and equipment for his military. He said Iraq's economy had been hard hit by the oil price slump.
The Iraqi premier talks with Egyptian officials means of boosting counterterrorism cooperation and economic ties.
Shi'ite prime minister said he ordered security commanders in Basra to "urgently work to reveal the circumstances of the attack" and arrest the perpetrators.