عادل عبد المهدي
|49th Prime Minister of Iraq|
|Assumed office |
25 October 2018
|Preceded by||Haider al-Abadi|
|Minister of Oil|
8 September 2014 – 19 July 2016
|Prime Minister||Haider al-Abadi|
|Preceded by||Abdul Karim Luaibi|
|Succeeded by||Jabbar Alluaibi|
|Vice President of Iraq|
7 April 2005 – 11 July 2011
|Preceded by||Rowsch Shaways|
|Succeeded by||Tariq al-Hashimi|
|Minister of Finance|
2 June 2004 – 6 April 2005
|Prime Minister||Ayad Allawi|
|Preceded by||Kamel al-Kilani|
|Succeeded by||Ali Allawi|
Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki
1 January 1942
|Political party||Independent (since 2017)|
Iraqi Communist (1970s)
|Alma mater||University of Baghdad (B.A.)|
University of Poitiers (MA, PhD)
On 29 November, after weeks of violent protests, Mahdi announced that he would resign his post. The Iraqi parliament approved his resignation on 1 December 2019. However, he will continue on in a caretaker role until parliament approves a full-time replacement.
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- Doug Struck (14 February 2015). "Prospective Iraqi Premier a Man of Many Labels". Washington Post. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
- "Iraqi prime minister accepts another minister's resignation". Press TV.
- Iraqi PM says he will resign after weeks of violent protests - Guardian(11/29/2019)
- Iraq unrest: PM Abdul Mahdi to resign after bloodiest day in protests - BBC(12/29/2019)
- Ibrahim, Arwa (1 December 2019). "Uncertainty remains as Iraq parliament accepts PM's resignation". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
- Gathright, Jenny (1 December 2019). "Iraqi Parliament Accepts PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi Resignation, But Protesters Demand More". NPR.