Iraq bloodbath: PM Adel Abdul Mahdi will resign after death toll from protests hits 400
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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Friday said he would submit his resignation to parliament to allow lawmakers to choose a new government following weeks of violent anti-government protests.Abdul Mahdis decision came in response to a call for a change of leadership on Friday by Iraqs top Shiite Muslim cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, his office said in a statement. In response to this call, and in order to facilitate it as quickly as possible, I will present to parliament a