Iraq president and prime minister in stand-off
A political crisis is emerging in Baghdad with a stand-off between the country's prime minister and president.
Iraq's president has asked the deputy speaker of parliament, Haider al-Abadi, to form a new government.
Meanwhile, the jihadist insurgency in the north of Iraq continues to cause international concern.
Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall reports.
11 Aug 2014
- From the section Middle East