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Ex-chief of parliament's integrity committee faces corruption charges

The Karkh investigation court for integrity issues issued an arrest warrant and a travel ban against MP Talal al-Zobaie on corruption charges, and ordered freezing his assets.

Zobaie previously served as chairman of the Integrity Committee in the previous session of the Iraqi parliament.

Iraq, one of the world's largest oil reserves, ranked 169 out of 180 in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index.