Following the suicide bombings that struck the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on Easter Sunday, young Iraqi Muslims visited the Miskanta Church in Baghdad to show interfaith solidarity with their Christian brothers and sisters.
A compromise candidate, Adel Abdul Mahdi, has 30 days to form a cabinet and present it to parliament for approval. His designation ends the months-long political deadlock in Iraq following the May elections.
Iraq's parliamentary elections set for May 12 will indirectly decide on a new prime minister and president. This is the fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and the first since the liberation from ISIS.