Iraqi Electricity Minister Resigns over Power Cuts

By John Lee.

Iraq's Minister of Electricity, Majed Mahdi Hantoosh [Hantoush], has reportedly submitted his resignation, following protests over repeated power cuts.

Anadolu Agency says the resignation was accepted by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.

Muqtada Al-Sadr, leader of the Sadrist movement, had recently called for the Minister to be sacked.

(Source: Middle East Monitor)

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