A statement by the Supreme Judicial Council, copy of which was received by the INA, announces that ‘the new members were sworn in before the head of the Judicial Council, Judge Faiq Zaydan.’
The statement goes on to add that ‘The republican edict no. 81, by reference to articles 47/3, and 48 of the Law of Judicial Regulation, declares the assignment of five judges in the federal court of cassation after being voted on and accepted by the Iraqi parliament in the light of the nomination by the Supreme Judicial Council. The judges are: Kadhim Abbas Habib al-Khafaji, Muhammad Qasim al-Janabi, Numan Karim Ahmad al-Bayati, Hasan Fouad Munim al-Khafaji and Muhammad Abd Ali Shadhan al-Ghanimi.’
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Saturday to strengthen relations and cooperation between the two countries.
President of the Republic Barham Salih received on Saturday a cable of condolence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the tragedy of the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul.