Iraqi parliament approves new government
Iraq's parliament has approved a new government including all major factions, ending nine months of deadlock after inconclusive elections.
In a special session, MPs voted for the 29 ministerial candidates nominated by Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, a Shia, who was reappointed for a second term.
But doubts persist about whether all the political groups can work together.
Gabriel Gatehouse reports.
21 Dec 2010
- From the section Middle East