Tag: Iraq

  • Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

    Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

    Iraq’s president Tuesday named ex-Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the new prime minister, tasked with ruling a country hit by street protests, military unrest and now the coronavirus pandemic. The nomination came hours after two rockets hit an Iraqi military base hosting US-led coalition and NATO troops, the third such attack within a week,…