Parliament has officially confirmed the new prime minister and a majority of his Cabinet, although key posts, including defense and interior ministers, are unresolved.
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The widely respected technocrat will serve as both deputy prime minister for energy and oil minister in Adil Abd al-Mahdi's new government.
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As protests re-gain momentum at key oil sites in Basra, Mayahi details the network of government forces providing security and the challenges they face.
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