Adel Abdul Mahdi sworn in as Iraq’s PM

Adel Abdul Mahdi was sworn in Wednesday as Iraq's new Prime Minister. He and 14 cabinet members were approved during an overnight session.

Mr. Mahdi, 76, a Shi'ite politician, has served as Vice President, Oil Minister, and Finance Minister.

Political power in Iraq is divided among 3 main ethnic groups, Shi'ite, Sunni, and Kurd.

Source: VOV5