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Iraq Parliament Approves Cabinet Overhaul, Bolstering PM Abadi

By Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD, Aug 15 – Iraq’s parliament approved the appointment of Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, former head of the main state oil firm, as oil minister in a cabinet overhaul on Monday that bolsters Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s leadership. Luaibi, who led the South Oil Company that produces most of the OPEC nation’s crude,

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Iraqi Parliament Approves Former South Oil Head as Oil Minister

BAGHDAD, Aug 15 – Iraq’s parliament approved on Monday the appointment of Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, a former head of state-run South Oil Company, as oil minister in an overhaul of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s cabinet, state television said. Luaibi is one of six candidates Abadi nominated to fill vacant ministerial jobs. Parliament approved five of

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