The move came one day after the parliament's speaker threatened to dissolve the body for 'ineptitude.'
Suicide vests, not car bombs, are latest shift in Al Qaeda tactics in Iraq, says US general.
Incoming US Gen. Jeffery Hammond plans to add US-Iraqi command outposts.
Some see the move by parliament as an encouraging sign of unity and compromise.
The Secretary of State paid a surprise visit Tuesday amid signs that political reconciliation is gaining some traction in Iraq.
US, Iraqi operation in Diyala Province draws on a new counterinsurgency model.