Mideast Iraq Central Bank

November 9, 2012 - 11:32 AM
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 6, 2004 file photo, Sinan al-Shabibi, then the head of Central Bank of Iraq answers questions from reporters during a press conference at the America's major economic allies in Boca Raton, Fla. The ousted governor of Iraq's central bank Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 has criticized his removal amid accusations of financial wrongdoing as an attempt by the government to seize control of the institution. Iraqi authorities abruptly fired longtime bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi and issued arrest warrants against him and other bank officials last month. (AP Photo/Steve Mitchell, File)