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Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43 percent -electoral commission
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Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43 percent -electoral commission

Oct 16 (Reuters) – Turnout in Iraq’s parliamentary election earlier this month reached 43 percent, the electoral commission said late…
Analysis: Iraq vote underscores divisions over Iran’s role
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Analysis: Iraq vote underscores divisions over Iran’s role

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Shiite militias that often serve as a proxy for neighboring Iran have taken a beating in…
Record low turnout suggests vote to throw out Iraq’s elite will leave them in power
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Record low turnout suggests vote to throw out Iraq’s elite will leave them in power

BAGHDAD, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Record low turnout in Iraq’s parliamentary election suggested on Monday that a vote billed as…
Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group
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Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq said on Monday it has detained a top leader of the Islamic State group and a…
Early results show record low turnout in Iraq election
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Early results show record low turnout in Iraq election

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq saw a record low election turnout since the US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein, the…
Iraqis cast ballots hoping for change few expect to happen
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Iraqis cast ballots hoping for change few expect to happen

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqis cast ballots on Sunday for a new parliament in a vote boycotted by many of the…
Iraqis vote for new parliament hoping for change
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Iraqis vote for new parliament hoping for change

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq closed its airspace Sunday as voters headed to the polls to elect a parliament that, despite…
EXPLAINER: Why do Iraq’s elections matter to the world?
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EXPLAINER: Why do Iraq’s elections matter to the world?

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s elections on Sunday come with enormous challenges: Iraq’s economy has been battered by years of conflict,…
Iraq’s militias seek to consolidate political power in vote
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Iraq’s militias seek to consolidate political power in vote

BAGHDAD (AP) — Among the candidates running in Iraq’s general elections this week is a leader in one of the…
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