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Sunnis Still Opposed to New Term for PM

The Sunni Arab bloc in parliament remains opposed to a new term for Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and will ask the Shiites to present new names for consideration for the top government post, a Sunni spokesman said Monday. The statement by spokesman Dhafir al-Ani was issued after Kurdish politicians also reaffirmed their opposition to al-Jaafari. That leaves the Shiites little choice but to reconsider their nominee if the deadlock over formation of a new government can be overcome. Full Story

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