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Iraq’s parliament approves new government after six-month deadlock

Iraq’s parliament approved as prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the country's intelligence chief and a former journalist.
Iraq’s parliament approved as prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the country's intelligence chief and a former journalist. © France 24 screengrab

The Iraqi parliament approved its new government headed by Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, now prime minister. The move ends six months of political vacuum, but many challenges lie ahead, including the country's struggling economy and the re-emergence of the Islamic State group. 

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