Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi speaks to parliament at the Parliament headquarters, Baghdad, Oct. 24, 2018. (Iraqi Parliament Office/Handout via Reuters)
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Commission spokesman Fares Abdel-Sattar told AFP that the body had sent a letter to Parliament over two nominees to the 22-minister government a third of which has yet to be confirmed by Parliament.A parliamentary source told AFP the endangered officials were Minister of Youth and Sports Ahmad al-Obeidi and Minister of Communications Naim al-Rubaye, who were only approved by lawmakers last month.If sacked, it would be the first time the policy of "de-Baathification" unseats a minister confirmed by Parliament since the 2003 ouster of Saddam by a U.S.-led invasion.
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