Iraq PM accepts resignation of five new ministers

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reviews armed forces during a military parade on July 14, 2016 at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad to celebrate the recapture of Fallujah from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadistsIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has been trying for months to replace the current cabinet, has accepted the resignations of five more ministers, his office said on Tuesday. Abadi issued orders accepting the resignations of the ministers of oil, transport, housing and construction, water resources and industry, as well as interior, which had been previously announced.

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