- one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Malik ibn Anas (c715–795).
Origin of Maliki
< Arabic Mālikī, derivative of name of founder, Mālik ibn Anas
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I was impressed at the time to hear Biden schmooze with Maliki as if he were the governor of Delaware.
In early 2010 I was sitting in Biden's office interviewing him when Maliki called.
In Iraq, Tehran was our silent partner, working to break an ISIS siege and edging out Maliki.How Iran Could Become Our Shadow Enemy in the Syria ISIS War
September 16, 2014
This month Maliki said he would step down and work with his successor to help form a new government.U.S. and Iran Hit ISIS, Ignore Each Other
August 26, 2014
Until this summer, al-Abadi was loyal to Maliki and a member of his own Dawa party.Exclusive: Inside Obama's Push for Regime Change in Iraq
August 11, 2014