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Iraqi parliament set to vote on new government

One year after Iraq's elections, the designated prime minister, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, stands poised to form Iraq's newest government.
Iraq Human Rights Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani.

BAGHDAD — Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Shia al-Sudani officially requested of parliament Tuesday evening a session to vote on his cabinet.

Sudani’s media office tweeted on Oct. 26 that the prime minister designate "is conducting the final verification process of the candidates for the ministerial positions in the new government to be submitted to the Council of Representatives on Thursday.”

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