corruption iraq

UN Says to Help Iraq Tackle Rampant Corruption

BAGHDAD, Aug 11 – A United Nations agency said on Thursday it would help Iraq to tackle endemic graft that is eroding its economy and institutions as Baghdad struggles to defeat Daesh militants. The U.N. Development Program will recruit international investigators to mentor and train Iraqi government auditors tasked with corruption investigations, it said in a

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Hundreds Rally in Baghdad Backing Sadr Deadline on Cabinet Change

BAGHDAD, April 17 – Hundreds rallied in central Baghdad in support of powerful Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who has threatened to call mass protests if the prime minister fails to name a new cabinet to fight corruption by Tuesday. People in Tahrir Square on Sunday said many more would join them if Prime Minister

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