Mustafa al-Kadhimi is the third person to be appointed to the post in just over two months.
Iraq’s Intelligence Chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi has been asked to form a government.
That is after Prime Minister-designate Adnan al-Zurfi withdrew his candidacy over mounting pressure from the opposition.
Al-Kadhimi is the third person to be named to the post in just over two months.
Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad.