Iraqi finance minister sacked over corruption allegations
21 Sep 2016

Iraq’s finance minister has been sacked over allegations of corruption.

Hoshyar Zebari lost a no confidence vote in a secret ballot on Wednesday.

The Kurdish Democratic Party MP was questioned last month on charges of corruption and mismanagement, which he denies.

“The finance minister was removed during a secret voting session,” MP Ammar Toma told AFP.

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