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Iraqi Kurdistan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

5 Mar 10
Founder of first all-female party wants to press for more women legislators.
5 Mar 10
Parliamentary hopefuls use text messages, social networking sites to reach voters.
4 Mar 10
Election campaign targeting Shia pilgrims in Sunni-dominated Samarra shows politics still defined by sect.
4 Mar 10
Iraqi candidates and coalitions are prohibited from using religious references in their campaigns.
4 Mar 10
Bribes ranging from mobile phones to household items allegedly offered in attempts to win support.
Special Report
3 Mar 10
Provincial officials come under scrutiny because of alleged Saddam-era past, incensing opposition groups on eve of elections.
28 Feb 10
Already hit by recession, people fear pain from massive price rise.
26 Feb 10
Brutal killings and political polarisation leave many anxious about the return of civil conflict.
26 Feb 10
Change movement attempts to reach out to all voters in ethnically divided city.
26 Feb 10
Kurdish city expected to be a key electoral battleground with much at stake for main contenders.

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