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Allawi accuses Iran of election interference




Iraq election - Victorious candidates may be purged, boosting Maliki




Five civilians were killed in bombings in Karbala; another was killed in a blast in Baghdad. Security forces detained 22 wanted men in Basrah and an al Qaeda weapons facilitator in Fallujah who was involved in Baghdad bombings that killed 147 Iraqis in October 2009.




Six Iraqis, including a leader of a small political party, were killed in bombings in Anbar. The League of the Righteous freed a US hostage. Security forces detained 26 wanted men in Mosul and Basrah, and an al Qaeda operative in Baghdad.




Iraqi terror group frees US hostage

Salomi-thumb.jpgThe Iranian-backed League of the Righteous has released Issa Salomi, a US civilian contractor, who was captured in Baghdad in late January. The terror group claimed Salomi was freed as part of a prisoner swap with the US military.


Kirkuk: Arabs, Baathists, insurgents and Turkmens united against the Kurds




Insurgents killed three civilians in Baghdad and a policeman in Kirkuk. Yesterday's bombings in Khalis in Diyala province killed 52 Iraqis. Iraqi forces detained four al Qaeda fighters and a senior leader in Kirkuk.




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.