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Iraq civilian death toll almost doubles in July

The number of civilians killed by violence in Iraq almost doubled in July from June, a sign that insurgents may be trying to exploit political tensions after an election that produced no outright winner.

 

Recount affirms narrow victory of Iraqi challenger

Recount affirms narrow victory of Iraqi challenger

Iraq's electoral commission on Sunday affirmed the victory of a Sunni-backed bloc in the March election after a partial recount of votes in Baghdad failed to back up the Shiite prime minister's claims of fraud.

 

'No fraud' as Iraq recount ends

More than two months after Iraq's parliamentary polls, the electoral commission reports no cases of fraud in a partial recount.

 

Iraq Recount Mired in a New Dispute

Only hours after a recount began on Monday, leaders of Nuri Kamal al-Maliki’s coalition sought a court order for a more review of what they called election irregularities.

 

Leading coalition in Iraq election backs recount

The cross-sectarian coalition that took a narrow lead in Iraq's inconclusive March 7 election said on Tuesday it supported a recount of votes cast in Baghdad, but expressed concern over how it would be conducted.

 

Iraq Vote Results in Doubt as Recount Is Ordered

The recount is limited, but it could upend the narrow victory of a coalition led by a former prime minister.

 

Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

When the votes were all finally counted, Iraq’s election left almost everything unresolved, from who would finally rule the country to whether American combat troops would be able to leave on schedule by August.

 

Iraq officials seek ballot recount

Electoral Commission is fraught with accusations of fraud in wake of March 7 parliamentary vote.

 

Rival edges ahead of Iraq PM in overall vote count

Rival edges ahead of Iraq PM in overall vote count

A secular challenger to Iraq's prime minister has again edged ahead in parliamentary elections now that the vote count is nearly ...

 

Allawi leads Maliki for first time in Iraq count

Allawi leads Maliki for first time in Iraq count

Former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi edged past Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday in results from Iraq's fragmented March 7 vote that may lead to months of political bargaining and create a risky power vacuum.

 

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