Middle East

Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

Fuad Masum (C-R), the new president of Iraq and a veteran Kurdish politician, stands with Kirkuk provincial Governor Najm al-Din Karim (C-L) during a press conference in Baghdad on July 24, 2014, after Fuad was elected by an overwhelming majority in the Parliament.AFP PHOTO / ALI AL-SAADI

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 25, 2014, on page 1.




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