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Iraqi politician raises eyebrows with Saudi trip
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Iraqi politician raises eyebrows with Saudi trip

Baghdad--A visit to Saudi Arabia by one of Iraq's most prominent candidates in next month's parliamentary election has sparked controversy…
Iraqi former PM Allawi meets Saudi king ahead of polls
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Iraqi former PM Allawi meets Saudi king ahead of polls

Riyadh--Saudi King Abdullah, head of the most influential Sunni nation in the Middle East, held talks on Saturday with former…
Iraq’s elections highlight gap in US policy
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Iraq’s elections highlight gap in US policy

Iraq’s 7 March parliamentary elections represent the ultimate “stress test” for the country’s fragile democratic transition. Just as a cardiologist…
Iraqi PM Maliki weakened ahead of national vote
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Iraqi PM Maliki weakened ahead of national vote

Baghdad--Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki came out of local polls last year as Iraq's dominant leader, but a string of bombings…
Most banned Iraqi poll candidates’ appeals rejected
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Most banned Iraqi poll candidates’ appeals rejected

Baghdad-- Almost all the candidates who contested their ban from Iraq's upcoming parliamentary election did not submit their cases properly…
US envoy: March vote in Iraq must be seen as fair
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US envoy: March vote in Iraq must be seen as fair

Baghdad-- The US ambassador to Iraq outlined twin challenges Monday to the unsteady democracy's elections next month: assuring that voters…
Egypt to import natural gas from Iraq
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Egypt to import natural gas from Iraq

The Petroleum Ministry is currently studying ways of importing natural gas from Iraq, both in order to meet local demand…
Fahmi: Egyptian oil firms to return to Iraq
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Fahmi: Egyptian oil firms to return to Iraq

While inspecting a natural gas project in the Middle Egyptian city of Sohag, Petroleum Minister Sameh Fahmi said Monday that…
Tribulations of the Electoral Law
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Tribulations of the Electoral Law

In the second parliamentary elections of Iraq’s new constitutional order, slated for January 2010, the stakes are high. Will a…
Iraq offers housing contracts to Egyptian private sector
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Iraq offers housing contracts to Egyptian private sector

The Iraqi government on Tuesday offered contracts for the construction of 3.5 million housing units in Iraq to the Egyptian…
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