Parliament meeting postponed till further notice
12/23/2011 1:20 PM

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Parliament postponed its today's meeting for the political blocs till a further notice.

No details for this postponement were given.

It was decided that a meeting to be held today to discuss yesterday's explosions in Baghdad and the deteriorating security situation.

Baghdad witnessed a number of continued explosions that led to 70 killings and 180 wounded, mostly of the civilians, at a time the country is having a political crisis following the criminal charges against vice-president Tariq al-Hashimi, and withdrawing confidence from deputy premier Saleh al-Mutlaq of the Iraqiya bloc.