Weekend UPDATE for March 14-15, 2020:
Saturday: News is broadcasting that the name for the Prime Minister will be presented to the president next week. Al Sunal is named as the selection for Prime Minister candidate by the Shiites….who are backed by the Iranians. Barzani’s group is stating that an agreement has been reached to bring Mahdi back to the Prime Minster position. Iraqi TV is broadcasting much confusion regarding the selection of the Prime Minister. Baghdad News is reporting that Iran’s second largest city is on the verge of disaster due to the coronavirus.
Sunday: Iraqi TV in Baghdad is broadcasting that a Prime Minister candidate will be named TODAY and all parties will agree. The CBI governor, Alaq, announced on national TV that 30 billion dinar was being committed to fight the coronavirus. A one-week curfew for Baghdad is starting on Tuesday.