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Iraq President Barham Salih names Adnan al-Zurfi as new PM-designate: State TV

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Iraq's President Barham Salih named on Tuesday Adnan al-Zurfi as the new Prime Minister-designate, reported Iraqi State TV.

Lawmaker al-Zurfi - a former member of the Dawa party, a longtime opposition party to ex-dictator Saddam Hussein - has 30 days to form a cabinet which he must then put to a vote of confidence in Iraq's divided parliament.

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