Thursday, 25 August 2016

Iraq Parliament Impeaches Defense Minister as Mosul battle looms

Iraq Parliament Impeaches Defense Minister

Iraqi Parliament

Iraqi lawmakers on Thursday voted to impeach Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi over corruption allegations, MPs said.
Two members of parliament told AFP that lawmakers voted to withdraw their confidence from Obeidi by 142 votes to 102 in a secret ballot, while 18 abstained.
Source: AFP
25-08-2016 – 17:53 Last updated 25-08-2016 – 17:53

Iraqi defense minister sacked as Mosul battle looms

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