Iraq’s Parliament approves new government after six-month deadlock

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Iraqi Parliament approved its new government headed by Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, now Prime Minister. The move ends six months of political vacuum, but many challenges lay ahead, including its struggling economy and re-emergence of the Islamic State group. The former intelligence chief has managed to nominate and approve most of his ministers by Iraq’s lawmakers. Iraq has seen unprecedented unrest due to poverty and unemployment, a situation deteriorated with the latest drops on oil prices.

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