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Cabinet Approves Huge Salary Cut for Top Jobs

A governmental legal advisor has said that the Council of Ministers agreed to an 80% reduction in the salaries of the three presidencies, according to a report from AKnews. Other reports say the proposals would cut the salaries of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, President Jalal Talabani and parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi by 'more than 50 […]

Citizens Demand Lower Salaries ... for Politicians

Aswat al-Iraq reports that citizens from Baghdad have called on public representatives to take salary cuts, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has done, to show their good will towards the poor. This comes as parliament prepares the federal budget draft law of 2011. As unrest sweeps the Middle East, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said […]