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Iraqi Parliament Limits PM from Passing Reforms

Iraq's parliament has voted to limit the powers of the country's prime minister in passing reforms, forcing him to seek approval by lawmakers for enacting new measures. Lawmakers say Monday's decision is not meant to specifically target Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi but to separate the powers of government and legislature. The chamber's decision comes just months after lawmakers unanimously voted to approve Abadi's reform plan aimed at reducing government spending...

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