Iraq PM sworn with partial cabinet as lawmakers disagree

Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi, speaks to parliament at the parliament headquarters, in Baghdad, Iraq October 24, 2018. Iraqi Parliament Office/Handout via REUTERS

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi was sworn in on Wednesday with only a partial Cabinet after lawmakers failed to reach a consensus on key postings including interior and defense. A rowdy parliament session to approve Abdul Mahdi’s government list created more uncertainty for Iraq, months after an inconclusive election, […]

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