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Iraq president appoints Allawi as new premier, protesters reject him

Reuters Saturday, 1 February 2020
Iraqi President Barham Salih appointed Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as prime minister on Saturday, state television reported, after squabbling parties failed to name a candidate in the two months since Adel Abdul-Mahdi was ousted by mass protests.
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News video: Mohammed Allawi appointed new Iraq PM, protesters reject him

Mohammed Allawi appointed new Iraq PM, protesters reject him 02:42

Ex-minister named as Iraq prime minister-designate, but anti-government demonstrators say he is part of ruling elite.

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