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Iraq Provincial Elections

Bloody Day In Iraq Leaves Dozens Dead

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A car bomb exploded near a bus station in Baghdad's main Shiite district Wednesday, the deadliest in a series of explosions that kille...

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?

Saturday's Provincial Elections Demonstrate "Ordinary" Iraqis' Courage

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

For the first time in Iraq's democratic history, at Saturday's provincial elections, Iraqis handled security themselves -- a remarkable accomplishment.

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...

Iraqi Provincial Elections Law Overwhelming Approved By Parliament, Reconciliation Efforts Boosted

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — Under intense U.S. pressure, Iraq's parliament approved a law Wednesday paving the way for the first provincial elections in four year...

Seth Colter Walls

Surge Proponents Face October Test: Will Provincial Elections Even Take Place? | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Has the surge succeeded in Iraq? The political consensus at the moment appears to be "yes," with even surge opponent Barack Obama telling Bill O'Reill...

Iraqi Council Strikes Down Key Law

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq's presidential council rejected a plan for new provincial elections and sent the bill back to parliament Wednesday for reworking,...