Abdul Latif Rashid, the newly elected Iraqi president. Photo: Reuters
Abdul Latif Rashid, the newly elected Iraqi president. Photo: Reuters
Iraq

Braving rockets, Iraq MPs elect president who names PM after year of deadlock

  • Vote by Iraq’s parliament for a new president ended a year of deadlock after a national election in October last year
  • It was the fourth attempt to elect a president in 2022, and took place shortly after rockets landed around Baghdad’s Green Zone

Abdul Latif Rashid, the newly elected Iraqi president. Photo: Reuters
Abdul Latif Rashid, the newly elected Iraqi president. Photo: Reuters
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