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Iraq Election Violence

Baghdad Gripped By Fear On Eve Of Elections

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.29.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Blast barrier walls topped with barbed wire snake across the Iraqi capital, encircling government buildings like a fortress and enshr...

Iraq Election Fallout May Spark New Wave Of Violence

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — For the first time since the 2003 overthrow of their patron, Saddam Hussein, Iraq's Sunni Arabs are on the winning side. But the trium...

Al-Maliki Assassination Rumors Quashed By Television Appearence

nytimes.com | TIM ARANGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Flanked by his national security team, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki went on television Sunday night and praised Iraq's security forces for thei...

Iraq's Election Milestone

Jaffar al-Rikabi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaffar al-Rikabi

As an Iraqi, I am proud of what my people achieved last weekend. Following disappointing elections in Afghanistan and controversial ones in Iran, we showed that Iraq's trajectory beams on a different path.

Iraq Election: Major Turnout At Polls Despite Insurgent Violence

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraqis defied insurgents who lobbed hand grenades at voters and bombed a polling station Sunday in an attempt to intimidate those taki...

Iraq: Car Bomb Strikes Shiite Holy City, Killing 3

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and QASSEM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Under a blanket of tight security designed to thwart insurgent attacks, Iraqis went to the polls Sunday in an election testing the abi...