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Iraq Election

Parched Rivers, Danube Flights And A Monk On May Day: Week In Photos

Posted 05.03.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos off...

PHOTOS: Iraqis Brave Threats And Head To The Polls

Posted 04.30.2014 | World

Iraqis headed to the polls on Wednesday, braving threats of attacks and suicide bombings to elect a new parliament in the first general vote since the...

Bombings Mar Start Of Iraq's First Vote Since U.S. Withdrawal

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2013 | World

By Patrick Markey BAGHDAD, April 20 (Reuters) - A dozen small bombs exploded and mortar rounds landed near polling centres in Iraq on ...

Obama Sticks To A Fast-Approaching Deadline In Iraq

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When President Obama approved a plan to withdraw combat forces from Iraq this summer, it was based on the assumption that a newly elected government ...

The Iraqi Vote and its Implications

Amir Madani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amir Madani

The emerging trend of the Iraqi vote suggests moderation and compromise at all levels. But, in spite of some unexpected results, the big issue remains the ethnic and confessional partitioning of the country.

Iraq To Release Full Results From March 7 Vote

AP / Huffington Post | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Former U.S.-backed prime minister Ayad Allawi and his secular, anti-Iranian coalition narrowly won Iraq's parliamentary elections in final...

Al-Maliki Assassination Rumors Quashed By Television Appearence | 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...

Eyes on the Prize for Iraqi Women

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Molly Hunter

Today in Iraq, women have few education and employment opportunities. It's time for Iraqi politicians of all genders, religions, and political parties to advocate for women.

Iraq Elections: Kurds Show Influence With Strong Turnout | Martin Chulov | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A strong turnout from Iraq's Kurds in national elections on Sunday has enhanced their status of kingmakers in forming the central government, with pre...

Iraq Election Q&A: What You Need To Know

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COURTESY OF THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE Iraqis head to the polls on Sunday for what is considered a fundamental test of the fle...

Mission Accomplished, All Over Again ...

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Rushing

I just returned from my sixth trip to Iraq where I expected to film a preview of Sunday's elections for an episode of my show Fault Lines on Al Jazeera English, but instead I found a civil war in the making.

Iraq Election: Poor Selling Votes For Cash | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq is rife with allegations of vote buying a week ahead of the country's national elections....

Iraq Milestones

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For the first time since the war began, there are fewer than 100,000 American troops in Iraq.

Iraqi Parliament Fails To Reach Election Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi parliament on Sunday failed to resolve an impasse threatening to delay the country's election in January, which could af...

Iraq Elections' Big Loser May Have Been Iran

McClatchy Washington Bureau | Trenton Daniel and Leila Fadel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- The pro-Iranian party that's dominated Iraq's political life since the U.S.-sponsored elections in 2005 suffered a huge loss in last Saturd...

Zeinab Sadiq Jaafar and the Battle for Women in Iraq

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeleine M. Kunin

In comparison to the brave women running for office in Iraq, why are American women so accepting of the political status quo. Why aren't we running for office more often? What do we risk?

Iraq Elections: Will Democracy Trump Violence?

Huffington Post, AP | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq is preparing for Saturday's provincial elections, the first elections in the country since 2005 and widely viewed as a test of the country's stab...

Iraq Ballot Vote Sees Allegations Of Corruption, Intimidation

The National Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD // It was the country's first ballot of 2009 -- a year that could see 10 different elections in Iraq -- and according to some voters, it was m...