Iraqi Sunni official announces resignation

A victim of a bomb lies wounded at a hospital in Baghdad, Friday, March 1, 2013. A series of bombings struck Baghdad and towns south of the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing and wounding scores in areas that are home to mostly Muslim Shiites — the latest evidence of rising sectarian discord in Iraq.(AP Photo/Karim Kadim)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Sunni finance minister drew cheers from anti-government protesters Friday when he announced he will resign from the government, further intensifying the country's political crisis nearly a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.


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