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Iraqi election results: What do they mean for the biggest winners, Allawi and Maliki?

After winning the election by two seats, Iyad Allawi and the Iraqi National Movement will have the chance to form a government in the turbulent political landscape of Iraq.


Iraq's top vote-getter reaches out to rivals




Former Prime Minister Allawi's Iraqi National Movement has a two-seat lead over Prime Minister Maliki's State of Law Alliance. A suicide bomber killed more than 40 Iraqis in an attack in Baqubah. Iraqi forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Baghdad and captured another in Abu Ghraib, and detained 14 al Qaeda fighters in northern Iraq, and a suicide bomber in Ramadi.




Allawi takes slim lead in Iraq election

Former Prime Minister Allawi takes a two-seat lead over current Prime Minister Maliki in the final count. The contest to form the next government will begin after the vote is certified.


US, UN sanction al Qaeda in Iraq leader

Muthanna Harith Sulayman al Dhari, the son of the leader of Iraq's radical Association of Muslim Scholars, provides logistical and financial support for al Qaeda in Iraq.


US - General works to salvage Iraq legacy




Meeting of Shiite rivals in Iraq may signal shift




Insurgents killed five soldiers, a policeman, and four civilians in Baghdad, Mosul, Ramadi, and Diyala. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Basrah, two Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad, two Special Groups fighters in Al Kut, and an al Qaeda fighter in Taji.




Afghanistan troop level to eclipse Iraq by midyear




Gen Stanley McChrystal pays tribute to courage of British special forces




UN: Afghans top list of asylum seekers




Complicated quota system helps put Iraqi women in parliament




Members of the State of Law Alliance said Iraqi National Movement leader Iyad Allawi is constitutionally ineligible to be the next Prime Minister as his mother is not an Iraqi. Political leaders in nine provinces requested a manual recount of the vote. Security forces detained 11 wanted men in Basrah, seven al Qaeda and Ansar al Sunnah fighters in Diyala, and two al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad.




United Kingdom - 'Secret' government unit finds Muslims can sympathise with terrorists




Anti-Western militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr holds balance of power




More than 3,600 of Diyala's 18,000 Awakening fighters will be integrated into police forces by April 2011. Insurgents killed two policemen during an attack on a checkpoint in Baghdad. Iraqi Security Forces detained 19 wanted men in Basrah, two al Qaeda fighters in Wasit, and a "Syrian infiltrator" in Anbar.




Iraq's Kurds lose political dominance in Kirkuk




Prime Minister Maliki's State of Law party has edged ahead of former Prime Minister Allawi's Iraqi National Movement; 95 percent of the votes have been counted. Insurgents killed two policemen and a soldier in Baghdad, Fallujah, and Mosul. Iraqi Security Forces detained six suspected al Qaeda IED cell members in central and northern Iraq.




Iyad Allwai's Iraqi National Movement has taken a several thousand vote lead over Prime Minister Maliki's State of Law Alliance. The two parties are discussing a possible coalition. Iraqi police detained two al Qaeda operatives in Diyala.




Insurgents killed a soldier, a policeman, and two civilians in attacks in Baghdad, Mosul, and Saadiya. A US soldier was killed during combat in Baghdad on March 18. Iraqi forces killed an al Qaeda leader in Mosul and detained 10 more fighters in Mosul, Salahadin, and Baghdad, and detained a Hezbollah Brigades operative in Baghdad.