Iraq electoral system
New Iraq PM Adnan al-Zurfi , considered close to US, is Iraq’s PM-designate

President Barham Salih declared Adnan al-Zurfi, the former governor of Najaf, the country’s new prime minister designate on March 17. Al-Zurfi may have a tough time winning parliamentary approval due to his perceived pro-US stance and allegations of corruption

Iraq electoral law Iraq’s parliament yields to protesters’ demand, approves new electoral law

As per the new law, independent candidates have a much better chance of being elected to parliament. A law of this kind was one of the key demands of the protesters who have been on the streets since October 1

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