Deputy PM Resigns, Faces Corruption Investigation

One of Iraq’s deputy prime ministers has stepped down, and is to be investigated for corruption, reports HuffPost.

Baha al-Araji (pictured), deputy prime minister for energy affairs, resigned on Monday.

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s anti-corruption reform bill, which includes the elimination of the three Deputy Prime Minister positions, was passed by parliament.

(Source: HuffPost)

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