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ICR Issue 107

Talar Nadir
17 Nov 05
Organisers of poll fear Iraqi Kurdistan will lose its autonomy if local leaders become too deeply embroiled in Baghdad politics.
Ghassan Ali
17 Nov 05
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s call for Shia to vote brought out many of the old and frail.
Aqil Jabbar
17 Nov 05
Insurgents shoot off voters’ ink-stained fingers in Baaqubah.
Talar Nadir
17 Nov 05
Parties in Iraqi Kurdistan accuse each other of election fraud.
Laura Ingalls
17 Nov 05
Following an election in which turnout seems to have been unexpectedly high, people’s minds are already turning to the new National Assembly.
Ziyad al-Ujaily
17 Nov 05
Voter turnout in parts of the Shia south was as high as 80 per cent.
Zaineb Naji
17 Nov 05
Electoral officials estimate 60 per cent turnout as polling stations sift and collate two sets of election results.