Iraq's PM Orders Probe Into Oil Corruption Allegations

April 2, 2016 2:09 PM

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Iraq's prime minister has ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against senior oil ministers following an expose into bribe-taking published in international media outlets.

In a statement Saturday, Haider al-Abadi ordered "immediate" action by both the anti-corruption commission and the judiciary following reports published by the Huffington Post and Australia's Fairfax media into large-scale bribe taking by Monaco-based Unaoil company.

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