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Iraq's electoral said cleric Moqtada Sadr's joint list with communists won Iraq's legislative election in May according to a manual recount.

The UN hailed a "transparent" vote recount following allegations of fraud in recent parliamentary elections.

Iraq begins hand recount of May ballots from Kirkuk

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Iraq begins hand recount of May ballots from Kirkuk

Iraq's federal elections in May were marred by allegations of fraud and irregularities, largely blamed on electronic voting machines meant to ...

Blast near <em>ballot</em> <em>warehouse</em> in Iraq’s Kirkuk kills two

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Blast near ballot warehouse in Iraq’s Kirkuk kills two

A suicide bombing targeting a ballot warehouse in Iraq's Kirkuk killed at least two and wounded 21 others just days before a ...

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Iraq's supreme court rules in favour of electoral recount

Iraq's election, which saw a surprise victory for nationalist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, has been marred by allegations of fraud.

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Iraq's Sadr announces alliance with militia leader Amiri

Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr, whose bloc won last month's parliamentary election, has announced an alliance with the runner-ups in the vote.

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news ...

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Iraqi PM Abadi rejects election rerun amid fraud allegations

Iraq's election, which saw a surprise victory for nationalist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, has been marred by fraud allegations.

Police among four arrested after Iraq <em>ballot</em> <em>fire</em>

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Police among four arrested after Iraq ballot fire

Iraqi policemen were arrested following a fire at a warehouse holding ballot boxes.

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Top Iran general in Baghdad after ballot warehouse 'arson'

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has reportedly arrived in the Iraqi capital after a "deliberate" fire ravaged a ...

<em>Fire</em> engulfs Baghdad <em>ballot</em> storage ahead of vote re-count

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Fire engulfs Baghdad ballot storage ahead of vote re-count

A fire has ripped through a Baghdad warehouse containing over 3 million ballot papers as Iraq prepares for a manual ...

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