Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP
Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP
Iraq

Iraq’s PM-designate bows out, rockets hit near US embassy

  • Decision prolongs a political deadlock in the country that has been rocked by pro-reform protests for months
  • Iraq’s president intends to propose intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kazimi as premier

Topic |   Iraq
Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP
Iraqi demonstrators with poster of Mohammad Allawi during an anti-government protest in the southern city of Nasiriyah. File photo: AFP
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