Intelligence chief Kadhimi named Iraq’s 3rd PM in 10 weeks

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Iraq’s President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks. Iraq is struggling to replace a government that fell last year after months of deadly protests. Kadhimi was nominated by the president, state television said, shortly after the previous designated prime minister Adnan al-Zurfi announced he was withdrawing, having failed to secure enough support to form a government. Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who resigned under pressure from anti-government protests in November, still heads the government as caretaker prime minister. Salih’s first choice to replace him

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named Iraq’s 3rd PM in 10 weeks