Middle East

Iraq sentences ex-minister to 21 years for corruption

This file photo taken on April 06, 2009 shows then Iraqi Trade Minister Abdel Falah al-Sudani (L) and Britain's Business Minister Peter Mandelson listening to reporters during a press conference in Baghdad. Iraq on February 12, 2018 sentenced the former trade minister to 21 years in jail for corruption, weeks after Interpol handed him to authorities, a government source said. / AFP / AFP FILES / Ali AL SAADI





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