Iraq makes ‘surprise’ move to ban alcohol

In what one official described as a “last minute move by conservatives”, the Iraqi parliament voted this week to ban the sale, production, and importation of alcohol in the country, to the shock and dismay of many who did not anticipate the decree. The move’s backers have argued that the legal availability of alcohol in a Muslim state […]

via Iraq makes ‘surprise’ move to ban alcohol — The Media Express

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