Demonstrations have turned violent in Southern Iraq….protesters set fire to the headquarters of the Shiite party
Iraqi TV broadcasts that the president of the republic will announce the Prime Minister candidate on Sunday morning.
(a few hours later) New reports now indicate that the Prime Minister will be announced on Tuesday instead of Sunday.
It is being stated that Alawi has 170 votes from the ministers making him likely to be the next Prime Minister.
Reportedly, Saleh is naming Alawi as Prime Minister and that he will take office in January of the new year.
Time Will Tell All!
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