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Raucous Iraqi MPs Halt Session to Vote on Government

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Angry Iraqi lawmakers halted an attempt by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to appoint the remainder of his government on Tuesday, disrupting a parliamentary session meant to include a vote on his candidates for key ministries. The deadlock over forming a cabinet has raised the prospect of further unrest as the country struggles to rebuild and recover after three years of war with Islamic State. MPs banged on tables shouting "illegitimate," eventually forcing an end to the...

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