Two protesters were killed in clashes with Iraqi security forces in the town of Samawa, a police official said,
Iraq will begin a manual recount of votes on Tuesday from a May parliamentary election clouded by allegations of fraud.
Haider al-Abadi invited Iraq's political groups to meet after the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday and agree on how to move forward in establishing a new parliament.
As the final votes from the 2018 parliamentary election are counted and confirmed, it appears that a surprise comeback has been made.
At a time of internal divisions, external pressures and touch security, economic, and social pressures, these elections come at a crucial time for the Iraqi people.
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi about a reported chemical attack in Syria against civilians.
Al-Abadi agreed to lift a ban on International air traffic to the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday.
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi issued a decree on Thursday formalizing the inclusion of Shiite paramilitary groups in the country's security forces
Saudi Arabia's King Salman promised to build Iraq a football stadium following a friendly match between the two countries' teams last week.
Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday he would take action if any citizen was attacked in the country's northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Iraq hanged 38 jihadists belonging to the ISIS group or Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, provincial authorities said.
Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State on Saturday after Iraqi forces drove its last remnants from the country.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the Islamic State jihadist group out of the country.
Iraqi federal and Kurdish regional judiciaries are violating the rights of Islamic State suspects with flawed trials.
Haider al-Abadi said that his government is opposed to U.S. President Donald Trump possibly moving the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
British Prime Minister Theresa May met with her Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday, Iraqi state television reported.
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday Islamic State had been defeated from a military perspective but he would only declare final victory after desert campaign.
Iraq's Kurds voted overwhelmingly for independence in a referendum in September.
Former president of the Kurdistan region of Iraq Masoud Barzani called Saturday on Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to establish a dialogue between Baghdad .
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday accused the Kurds of reneging on an agreement to withdraw their forces from disputed zones in the north of the country.