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Iraqi voter turnout solid despite blasts




Violence mars early hours of voting in Iraq




High turnout was recorded during the first day of out-of-country voting. Four Iranians were killed in a bombing in Najaf. Iraqi forces detained 10 al Qaeda in Iraq fighters in central and northern Iraq, eight in Diyala, and four more in Ramadi, an al Qaeda mufti in Khalis, and six wanted men in Basrah.




A child was killed in an IED blast in Hillah. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and three gunmen in Sulaimaniya. A curfew has been imposed in Baghdad for the weekend to provide additional security for the election.




Iraq: election predictions




Charming and chilling: Osama bin Laden's bodyguard




Clashes in Iraq's north underscore fierce political rivalry among Kurds




Iraqis begin to vote




Suspicious and angry, Shiite cleric™s followers await Iraqi vote




Violence not markedly up in Iraq before March elections




Suicide bombers killed seven soldiers and seven policemen in attacks on polling stations in Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda fighters involved in the March 3 attack in Baqubah and four Islamic State of Iraq fighters in Kirkuk. Violence in Iraq has not increased significantly in the run-up to the March 7 parliamentary election.




Suicide attacks pick up as Iraqis begin voting

Over the past 24 hours, al Qaeda suicide bombers have struck at polling stations and police in Baghdad and Baqubah as preliminary voting for the national parliamentary election begins.


Suicide bombs before Iraq election shows Al Qaeda still active




Suicide bombers killed 30 Iraqis in coordinated attacks in Baqubah; four suspects in the attack have been arrested. Insurgents killed a soldier in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 30 insurgents in Salahadin, 10 al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, and a Naqshabandiyah cell leader in Sulaymaniya.




US unsure who's behind Iraq attacks




Two suicide attacks kill 27, wound 42 ahead of Iraq polls




Iraq™s top cleric refuses to influence elections




Iraq: Criminal gang 'targeted election candidates'




Iraq violence down but threats remain: Petraeus




Security forces detained an Islamic State of Iraq cell leader in Bayji, two al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad, and three Naqshabandiya fighters in Kirkuk. Insurgents killed a civilian and wounded two more civilians and two soldiers in attacks in Mosul.