Al-Jaafari Tapped as Party Candidate for Iraq Prime Minister Iraq's leading Shiite Muslim coalition nominates interim Vice President Ibrahim al-Jaafari as its candidate for prime minister in the new government. The coalition, known as the United Iraqi Alliance, won a parliamentary majority in last month's general election.
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Al-Jaafari Tapped as Party Candidate for Iraq Prime Minister

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Al-Jaafari Tapped as Party Candidate for Iraq Prime Minister

Al-Jaafari Tapped as Party Candidate for Iraq Prime Minister

Al-Jaafari Tapped as Party Candidate for Iraq Prime Minister

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Iraq's leading Shiite Muslim coalition nominates interim Vice President Ibrahim al-Jaafari as its candidate for prime minister in the new government. The coalition, known as the United Iraqi Alliance, won a parliamentary majority in last month's general election.