Prime Meenister of Iraq

The Prime Meenister of Iraq is Iraq's heid o govrement. The Prime Meenister wis oreeginally an appynted office, subsidiary tae the heid o state, an the nominal heid o the Iraqi parliament. Unner the newly adoptit constitution the Prime Meenister is tae be the kentra's active executive authority. Nouri al-Maliki (formerly Jawad al-Maliki) wis selected tae be Prime Meenister on 21 Apryle 2006.[1][2] On 14 August 2014 al-Maliki agreed tae step doun as prime meenister o Iraq tae allou Haider al-Abadi tae tak his place.[3]

Prime Minister o Iraq
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Adel Abdel-Mehdi

since 2018
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRepublican Palace, Baghdad, Iraq
AppynterChosen by the President; if failed, chosen by National Assembly with absolute majority
Term lengthNot term limited
Inaugural holderAbd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani
Furmation11 November 1920

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  1. Iraq parliament elects new leaders CNN, 22 April 2006
  2. Maliki endorsed as new Iraqi PM BBC News, 22 April 2006
  3. "Maliki gives up Iraq PM job to rival". Al Jazeera and agencies. freemit airtin in |website= (help)External link in |website= (help)