I'm also hearing there are articles stating Maliki wasn't in Beirut..waiting/tracking down the link for confirm

Tamimi calls for chest protection decision of Parliament to receiving threats

Political Since 14.04.2016 at 20:30 (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD - balances News
Demanded the MP for the Liberal bloc Magda Tamimi, on Thursday, the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to provide protection
for the decision of the parliament Niazi architecture Ihsanoglu, because of the threats he received from those who damaged their interests.
Tamimi said in a statement received / balances News /, "The decision of the House of Representatives architecture Niazi architecture Ihsanoglu had been threatened by the authorities, which damaged its interests," asking "Moqtada al-Sadr, leader of providing protection to him."
She added that "the new reform process will be affected, including many who have destroyed the country's quota policy, which has become the door to legitimize corruption" .anthy 29 / 0.34