Sunday, February 12, 2006

Jaafari set to be new Iraqi leader

After some truly parliamentary horse trading, Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari looks like he will continue as head of the new Iraqi government.Herald Sun: Jaafari set to keep PM job

Hw was finally nominated by largest Iraqi Shiite bloc, the United Iraqi Alliance, to stay on as Prime Minister. The UAR which did the best in the January elections is riven by feuds..Jaafari was a `compromise' candidate.

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